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Favorite Easter Crafts for Kids

Favorite Easter Crafts for Kids

Here are some of our favorite Easter children’s crafts we have done this year and in the past: Pin It Plastic Easter Egg Chick, Bunny, and other Spring Animals Pin It DIY Paper Plate and Bowl Easter Bonnet Pin It Easter Bunny Ears Pin It Yarn Easter Egg Ornament Pin It Coffee Filter Easter Eggs … Read entire article »

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Coffee Filter Easter Eggs

Coffee Filter Easter Eggs

We made these coffee filter Easter eggs last year and will probably make some more this year. I love the tie-dye effect! Pin It Materials: coffee filter scissors markers (you can use dried-out markers) water-spray bottles Directions: 1. Trim a coffee filter so that it is egg-shaped. 2. Color with markers. Pin It 3. Spray with water. If you have dried-out markers, now is the time to break them out! Draw with the dried-out markers on the wet surface. Pin It Educational Connections: History/Culture: Why is the egg a … Read entire article »

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Hopping Down the Bunny Trail: Easter Rabbit Ears Headband

Hopping Down the Bunny Trail: Easter Rabbit Ears Headband

Pin It My daughter made these cute little bunny ears at her Pre-K story and craft time so we decided to make them with our playgroup, too. Materials: poster board / oak tag pink (or light blue or light purple) construction paper glitter or glitter glue, Easter/Spring-themed stickers cotton pom-poms in white or pastel colors glue stapler tape Directions: 1. Fold your construction paper in half and trace a bunny ear shape.  This will be the inside of the ear. Folding the paper in half ensures … Read entire article »

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In Your Easter Bonnet, With All the Frills Upon It

In Your Easter Bonnet, With All the Frills Upon It

Although it may be a bit early for Easter, this bonnet is a fun way to welcome spring. Pin It We made this craft last year so I don’t have a lot of detailed photos but the instructions are fairly simple. Materials: paper plate paper bowl tissue paper glue Easter and spring embellishments (silk flowers, butterflies, etc.) stapler ribbon Directions: 1. Cut out the center of a paper plate. 2. On either side of the hole in the paper plate, staple a length of ribbon long enough so … Read entire article »

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