3 DIY Easter craft ideas to keep the kids entertained 


Still looking for ways to keep the kids entertained over the upcoming Easter holidays?

Keep things simple, inexpensive and fun while making Easter particularly festive this year, by letting the kids get creative with these easy, DIY craft ideas:

Bunny Party Hats 

These bunny hats will be a hit for all ages. Source: The House That Lars Built

Who doesn’t love a cute party hat? Especially when it’s a bunny! These chic bunny party hats will get everyone into the Easter spirit…and they are so easy to make too! All you need is: 

  • Coloured paper cardboards 
  • Scissors 
  • Permanent marker 
  • Glue 
  • A craft knife 
  • Twine  

Follow the tutorial here. 

Hatching Chicks 

Cute chicks that hatch…a must for Easter. Source: I Heart Crafty Things

Decorating this egg can be left in your children’s hands with crayons and watercolour … and you don’t have to worry about it cracking either! They’ll love the cute chick sliding in and out of the egg at the end, too! You’ll need: 

  • White paper cardboard 
  • Tissue paper 
  • Yellow feathers 
  • Crayons
  • Watercolours 
  • Googly eyes 
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Stapler

Get the free template here

Easter Sweets Basket

A handy basket for all the Easter goodies. Source: The Joy of sharing

The children will need to put all their eggs in one basket, right? These adorable, easy-to-make bunny baskets are ready in just 7 steps and will be a useful little basket to keep even after all the eggs are eaten.  

You’ll need:

  • Empty paper rolls 
  • Popsicle sticks 
  • Coloured paper cardboards 
  • Washi tape 
  • Pipe cleaner 
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Craft jewels or rhinestones 

Follow the 7-step tutorial here

Find all the arts and crafts supplies at your local PNA