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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.

It’s a simple papercraft that only requires a few basic supplies.

On top of being fun to make, this craft is also helpful for kids working on cutting skills, following directions, and focusing.

Read on below to see exactly how we made this craft and to download the free printable template.

Baby Chick Craft

hatching chick craft image collage with the words hatching chick craft in the middle

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Marker
  • Chick template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the chick template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hand holding hatching chick craft template

Take the eggshell and glue it to the bottom of the chick’s body.

hand gluing shell onto hatching chick craft

Position the feet in the middle of the eggshell so it looks like they’re popping out of the egg. Glue them in place.

hand gluing feet onto hatching chick craft

Place the beak in the middle of the head, towards the bottom, and glue it down.

hand gluing beak onto hatching chick craft

Glue the eyes just above the beak, one on each side.

hand gluing eyes onto hatching chick craft

Finish off by drawing on small eyebrows just above the eyes.

hands drawing eyebrows onto hatching chick craft
two hatching chick crafts

Isn’t this just the cutest?! We think your kids are going to love it!

More Easter Activities 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.

hand holding hatching chick craft

If you’re looking for more Easter crafts, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

This chick handprint card craft and this handprint bunny craft are two adorable choices. Both are quick to make and only use a few supplies, which makes it a great option for creating in the classroom.

Another fun Easter project is this sheep paper plate craft. It’s a simple project that lets kids paint, cut, and paste.

If you want another craft similar to this one, check out this paper plate chick craft.

hatching chick craft

If sensory play is one of your kid’s favorite try out this Easter sensory bin. It’s great for kids who love exploratory play and who are working on color matching. This Easter play dough kit is another fun option!

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For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

hand holding hatching chick craft

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.

Materials

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

Instructions

  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.

Did you make this craft?

Please leave a comment on the blog or share a photo on Pinterest

Free Chick Template

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lyd

Thursday 14th of April 2022

Great idea!

Sam

Friday 15th of April 2022

Thanks!

Glennis Wilson

Sunday 10th of April 2022

Hatching Chick Craft template please

Sam

Wednesday 13th of April 2022

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be sent to you 🙂

Jean-philippe Champagne

Thursday 7th of April 2022

chick template please

Sam

Saturday 9th of April 2022

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be sent to you :)

marjorie stricker

Monday 4th of April 2022

would love this template please:)

Sam

Monday 4th of April 2022

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be sent to you 🙂

Suelaine Matthews

Tuesday 8th of March 2022

I plan to use this for my grandkids

Sam

Tuesday 8th of March 2022

Yay! Hope they have fun!

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