Your completely creative kid is ready for a paper craft, and you can practically smell the spring in the air. Yup, it’s time to get artsy with Easter crafts for kids! We found some of the best, so, between bouncing bunnies and fun flowers, there’s definitely an easy art activity here for everyone. See them all below.
1. Fork Tulips
Who says your crafty kid needs a brush to paint? This paper art activity celebrates spring with a paint print and a fringe of green, green, green grass. Learn how to make these oh-so-cute tulips with Growing Up Gabel’s easy to follow how-to.
2. Paper Plate Easter Bunny
Paper crafts don’t always happen on a flat 8x10 piece of cardstock. Nope. Sometimes they’re round, and still other times they pop off the page. These paper plate bunnies from The Best Ideas for Kids are easy Easter crafts that your littles can transform into stick puppets (add a craft stick to the back). Decorate for the holiday with the bunnies or use them for hours of pretend play.
3. Origami Bunny
Ah, the art of origami. Don’t worry about this Easter craft being too tricky for your young child. With the printable template from Easy Peasy and Fun, your child will fold a sweet spring bunny like a champ. Or at least like a little artist.
4. Peck-a-Boo Chic ‘N Egg
Peek-a-boo. Um, wait. Make that peck-a-boo. That’s what the cute chickee in this paper card-making activity says. Your crafting kid can give this card to grandma, grandpa, aunts, uncles, big sis, little bro or anyone else who they want to send a holiday greeting to. Get the how-to from Teach Me Mommy.
5. Stamped Sheep
Make sweet sheep with paint, paper and a few of your child’s other favorite art materials. This spring-time Easter craft is perfect for preschoolers. And bonus, it’s easy to adapt to your toddler or grade schooler. Get the details on how to get artsy with DIY stamping from Buggy and Buddy.
6. Doily Easter Chicks
Doilies don’t just belong under your grandmother’s tea set. Your kid can transform the lux paper lace into a completely cute Easter chickee with this creative craft. Check out Crafts on Sea’s tutorial for the full how-to.
7. Tissue Paper Bunny
Your child can explore and experiment with color, texture and negative space in this Easter art activity. She can practice scissor skills or keep the fine motor fun going by tearing the tissue. Add glue a card stock paper cut-out, and you have the recipe for a really cool rainbow rabbit. Get the details on how to make the tissue paper bunny from Mini Monets and Mommies.
8. Egg Sponge Paint
Sponge painting might not sound like a paper craft, but … well, it’s not. But this Easter art activity from Buggy and Buddy is actually all about the paper. Learn how to craft a construction paper basket and then have your kiddo continue with the crafting and fill it with ‘eggs’.
9. Easter Egg Matching
Making paper Easter eggs isn’t just artsy, it’s also educational. At least, this activity from Kiddy Charts is. Not only can your kids decorate pretend eggs, but they can use their cute creations as part of a memory-building game!
10. Bunny Hat
Crafting meets dress-up play in this hopping holiday activity. Your child can turn a simple paper plate into a magical Easter hat to wear on the holiday or every day. Get the how-to from Alpha Mom.
11. Rainbow Hat
As if a bunny hat isn’t enough awesomeness for one artsy kid, your little one can also craft a crown that looks like a spring rainbow. Forget about the traditional Easter bonnet. This paper egg carton craft from Having Fun at Home is a creative way to dress-up for the holiday.
12. Spring Flowers
Easter is a time for bunnies, chicks, chocolate (yes, chocolate bunnies and chicks too) and spring! Celebrate the season with this flower power tissue paper art activity from Mini Monets and Mommies.