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Hatching Chick Craft For Kids [Free Template]

There’s nothing cuter than a newborn animal, right?! And nothing welcomes spring quite like little chicks.

This hatching chick craft is a fun and easy chick craft idea they’ll love to create but also provides an engaging, creative, and educational experience for children.

What’s great about this craft is that it’s a straightforward papercraft. You only need a handful of basic crafting supplies to get started. It’s perfect for a chill crafting session.

On top of being fun to make, this craft is also helpful for kids especially when it comes to working on their cutting skills, learning to follow directions step by step, and even honing their focus.

Read on below to see exactly how we made this craft and to download the free printable template. Grab it, and let’s get crafting!

Baby Chick Craft

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Using our free and easy-to-follow template, your children can create their own hatching chick, transforming a flat piece of paper into a 3D springtime wonder.

With just a little bit of cutting and gluing, a sweet little chick will come to life, ready to spread its wings and join your child on a springtime adventure!

So grab your scissors, get your glue ready, and prepare for fluffy fun!



Let’s kick off this fun craft by downloading the adorable chick template and printing it out. Once you’ve got the template in hand, gather all the materials they will need for this exciting craft. Get the scissors ready as we’re about to bring this little chick to life!

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First up, grab the eggshell, and let’s create a cozy egg for our chick to hatch from. Help your little one carefully glue the eggshell to the bottom of the chick’s body.

hand gluing shell onto hatching chick craft

Now, let’s get those feet in place. Position them right in the middle of the eggshell so they look like they’re popping out, all ready to explore. Assist your child in gluing the feet securely for a sturdy foundation.

hand gluing feet onto hatching chick craft

Next, it’s time for our chick to get its smile! Guide your kiddo to place the beak in the middle of the head, towards the bottom, and glue it down gently.

hand gluing beak onto hatching chick craft

Next up, let’s give our chick those big eyes! Help your child glue one eye just above the beak on each side. It’s as if our chick is eager to open its eyes wide and take in all the new sights!

hand gluing eyes onto hatching chick craft

Finally, to wrap up the crafting of our adorable baby chick, have your child draw tiny eyebrows above the eyes. These seemingly tiny features will add a tremendous amount of character and charm to our creation.

hands drawing eyebrows onto hatching chick craft

And there you have it! A bright and cheery hatching chick ready to spread some joy! If your kids had a blast with this craft, be sure to check out our other animal crafts for more creative fun!

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More Easter Ideas For Kids

Easter Ideas For Kids

Are you looking for more fun and engaging Easter activities for your little ones? Well, you’ve hopped into the right spot!

From top-notch Easter-themed books that promise adventure and giggles to creative crafts designed to sharpen their fine motor skills, patience, bursts of creativity, and printables loaded with educational content, your kiddos won’t even realize they are getting smarter while tracing, coloring, solving, and laughing their way through our Easter-themed printables.

You’ll find so much goodness in our list that every kiddo will love!

So, why wait? Let’s kickstart the Easter fun with some cracking good ideas below!

two hatching chick crafts

Easter Books For Kids

There are so many great Easter books for kids, but these are some of our favorites. Grab them from the library or buy them to add to your child’s collection! They’re great for helping your child develop a larger vocabulary, focus, and more!

Happy Easter Mouse – Everyone knows Mouse from the classic If You Give A Mouse A Cookie book, but now he’s back and ready to celebrate Easter! Kids will love watching him as he goes on an Easter egg hunt!

Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure – Join Pete as he races to help the Easter bunny just in time for Easter! This is another new classic kids rate as a must-have!

It’s Not Easy Being A Bunny – Follow PJ the bunny as he tries to discover what kind of animal he’d rather be instead of a bunny! It’s a silly story with a great lesson.

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Easter Crafts For Children

Looking for some fun crafts to do with the kids? How about trying out these adorable ideas?

First, we have the chick handprint card craft, where little ones can transform their handprints into cute chicks for personalized greeting cards. It also aids in teaching kids and developing essential skills such as cutting practice.

Then, let’s hop over to the handprint bunny craft, perfect for Easter or any bunny-themed fun. With a little paper and our template cutouts, your child can transform their handprint into a cute bunny.

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Let’s make a sheep friend using a paper plate! This sheep paper plate craft is perfect for springtime or farm-themed activities. Start by painting the paper plate to create the sheep’s face, then add eyes, draw a mouth to complete the sheep’s face, and for the finishing touch, add the ears. And there you have it. It’s easy to do, right?

Here’s another way to celebrate spring: check out this paper plate chick craft. To make this simpler, you can use yellow-colored paper plates instead of painting. Sounds good, right? This chick craft is perfect for little ones, decorating a room, or gifting someone special.

This paper plate chick craft is a fun project that allows kids to be creative while celebrating themes like Easter or learning about farm animals. It’s not only a fun way to spend time but also aids in the development of fine motor skills and teaches children the importance of following instructions.

hatching chick craft

Free Printables For Easter Activities

Looking for fun and educational Easter activities for kids? Check out our fantastic collection of free printables for Easter activities that will keep little ones entertained while helping them learn and develop new skills!

Easter Printable Coloring Pages: These coloring pages are a fantastic way to get your kids into the Easter spirit. They feature adorable images of bunnies, Easter eggs, and geese for your kids to color. These printables are designed to enhance your child’s cognitive and visual skills as they explore different colors.

Chick Worksheets For Kids: Let your little learners explore the letter C and cute chicks with our engaging worksheets! From practicing handwriting to honing letter recognition skills and even cutting with scissors, these sheets are packed with activities that make learning fun and interactive.

Collage of Free Printables For Easter Activities

Easter Bunny Activity Sheets: Get ready for Easter-themed excitement with our activity sheets! Featuring a Shadow Matching Sheet, Easter Bunny Maze Sheet, Count, and Graph Sheet, and Match the Object Sheet, these printables are designed to enhance fine motor skills and basic math skills while keeping kids entertained and engaged.

Easter Math Printables: Make math fun this Easter with a comprehensive pack of 22 pages of Easter math worksheets! From counting Easter eggs to number tracing, these printables are a great way to reinforce math concepts festively and enjoyably.

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Activities For Kids

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Hatching Chick Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 16 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Make this adorable hatching chick craft with the kids this spring! It's perfect for Easter or a farm animal theme.


  • Colored cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Marker
  • Chick template


  1. Download the chick template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Take the eggshell and glue it to the bottom of the chick's body.
  3. Position the feet in the middle of the eggshell so it looks like they're popping out of the egg. Glue them in place.
  4. Place the beak in the middle of the head, towards the bottom, and glue it down.
  5. Glue the eyes just above the beak, one on each side.
  6. Finish off by drawing on small eyebrows just above the eyes.

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Maria Vanessa Greenwood

Sunday 12th of May 2024

Vwry nice, thanks


Monday 13th of May 2024

You're welcome and thank you!


Monday 25th of March 2024

My son is going to love this craft


Tuesday 26th of March 2024

So glad to hear that!


Tuesday 5th of March 2024

Please send me the handprint easter card template, thanks


Tuesday 5th of March 2024

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

Rhonda Fotek

Saturday 2nd of March 2024

The kids love me get your craft

Erin Thompson

Wednesday 28th of February 2024

Can I please get the download


Wednesday 28th of February 2024

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

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