Easter is a fun time for kids, especially with all of the hints of spring and occasions for getting candy. Your kids are going to be eager for treats, and colourful, tasty goodies are just the thing for them if they’re hungry for some alternative to store-bought treats. When you’re going to be enjoying all of the tasty creations that come with an Easter celebration, you’ll also enjoy making crafts that add a lot of colour and personality to your celebrations and home.
Let’s get creative!
1. Tin Foil Easter Eggs
Who would have thought that something we all have in our kitchens would make such awesome, shiny Easter eggs? They’re simple to make; you start by cutting out an egg shape from cardboard, then covering with tin foil. Draw some colourful designs with Sharpies, and you’re good to go! If you hang them, your kids and guests will love how they glitter in the sun.
2. Chocolate Cream-Filled Eggs
These homemade cream eggs resemble the Easter treats that are easy to find in stores at this time of year and are every bit as tasty. Kids will love the opportunity to help craft these treats at home and look forward to the reward of eating them. One of the best things about learning to make these eggs is you can enjoy them anytime and they have possibilities for decorating for other holidays.
3. Paper Daffodils
Daffodils are an easy flower design to make using paper. Paint some popsicle sticks green and attach one to the bottom flower shapes cut from yellow paper. Place a white cupcake liner in the middle of each to represent petals. With a bunch of them, you can create a lovely, personalized centrepiece for Easter
4. Hatching Chicks
Cute chicks hatching from their eggs make a cute impression, and they’re a lot of fun to make, too. If you’ve been looking for a way to reuse egg cartons, this is one of the perfect ways to do it. Kids will love going through the process of creating these cute little chicks.
5. Paper Strip Easter Egg Art
Not only does paper strip art look elegant, it’s easy to make and is a perfect holiday activity. If you have a lot of colourful paper around, you’ll have a steady supply of options when you feel like creating new artwork. For Easter, you can do an egg design, but you can actually make creations for displays at any occasion with the same method!
6.Cottontail Bunny Salad
Salads with pear halves and cottage cheese have long been a low-fat favourite for adults. One of the most fun things about this option is it’s an easy recipe to adapt for Easter. Kids will enjoy putting these salads together, and you’ll be happy with them having healthy treats, so it’s a win-win situation.
7. Peeps S’Mores
S’mores aren’t just for eating around a campfire; they’re also a fun treat to make at home with a unique twist for Easter. One of the best things about these is you can eat them after they’ve been set out at room temperature for a few minutes. If you’re looking for that fresh-off-the-fire taste, heat them in the microwave for about 10 seconds.
8. Easter Egg Nest Treats
Rice Krispy treats, which are easy to make, form the foundation for these colourful, tasty Easter nest treats. Interspersing the nests with Peeps on a tray will easily draw attention to these fun sweets. One of the best things about these treats is you can use a lot of flexibility in what you fill the nests with, ranging from jelly beans to chocolate pieces.
9. 3-D Paper Eggs
Stand-up paper eggs are popular store-bought decorations that are also easy to make yourself. They are fairly easy to make, which makes them a fun activity for a rainy day. You’ll love how they look alongside the rest of your décor.
10. Bunny Banana Pudding
There are a lot of things you can do with pudding, and these fun desserts are one of them. Kids will love the bunny faces they can easily make using the ingredients. They’re also an easy dessert item to make when you’re going to have guests over for Easter.
Easter is the perfect time to make festive spring crafts and try out some sweet treats that will become yearly favourites. When you have a home that includes family-friendly kitchen features, you’ll find it easier to help your kids prepare treats for Easter and other holidays. Preparing crafts and treats together is always a good way to get your kids fully into the spirit of any holiday.