Holidays provide excellent inspiration for kid-friendly crafts and activities, and Easter is no exception. We've rounded up 7 cheap and easy projects that revolve around bunnies, chicks, eggs, and other beloved symbols of our favorite spring holiday.
1. Painting With Eggs
Fill plastic eggs with various shades of paint, and then have your kids "crack" the eggs open on white sheets of paper. Painting with Eggs might be messy, but it's also a fun, easy Easter-themed art project that children of all ages can enjoy.
2. Dyeing Easter Eggs Naturally
Yes, you can buy the kit with the colored, chemical-laden tablets, but did you know that you can also achieve gorgeous hues with natural foods and herbs like blueberries, coffee, and turmeric? Check out the Reader's Digest article on 11 Ways to Dye Easter Eggs Naturally to learn more.
3. Easter Bunny Family Craft
Using leftover paper towel tubes (and a little paint and plenty of imagination), you and your kids can create and entire Easter Bunny Family — which they're likely to play with for hours on end.
4. Origami Bunny Boxes
Feeling more adventurous? Try making Origami Bunny Boxes, which can be tricky to fold, but are perfect for storing jelly beans and chocolate eggs once you get the knack of making them.
5. Online Easter Games
6. Cross Crafts
Easter isn't just about eggs and bunnies. If you celebrate the religious aspect of the holiday, then you'll probably enjoy making one of these 8 Cross Crafts for Kids.
7. Easter Chicks Deviled Eggs
Bring the kiddos into the kitchen and let them help create these adorable Easter appetizers. Easter Chicks Deviled Eggs are inexpensive and so simple to make that even toddlers can help stir, scoop, and decorate the cute little creatures.
Do you celebrate Easter with your kids by doing crafts and activities? What are some of your favorites?