Arts & Crafts Round-up: Easter crafts

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Ahhh Easter with your chocolate eggs, chicks and bunnies – no wonder the kids look forward to celebrating you. With Easter falling early this year (April 1) and half term looming I have been gathering some brilliant crafts from some equally brilliant bloggers to help inspire you and hopefully keep the small ones entertained for a little while.

The shops have been full of Easter bits for weeks now including plenty of craft supplies – firstly I really wanted to share something I tried with my own children, marbling eggs using nail varnish. It is very messy but creates some great effects and also uses up all those old bottles of nail varnish you may have lying around.

marbled eggs

If you have a huge collection of washi tape just like Jenny from The Gingerbread House these washi tape Easter egg suncatchers are a really simple but effective idea.

washi-tape-easter-egg

Kate from Crafts on Sea has made some really cute doily rabbits. These are very easy and inexpensive to make as the paper doilies can be picked up very cheaply from discount stores.

doily-rabbit-craft-for-kids

Now for a craft with a chocolatey twist – Flowerpot Muffins from Toby & Roo. These look and taste amazing, what’s better than a craft that you can eat?! These would make a lovely gift for somebody and I am extremely tempted to try and make some.

chocolate flowerpot muffin

Julie from Pondering Parenthood has created a cute little Easter bonnet using plush chicks, ribbons and foam stickers. Straw hats can be bought very cheaply in most craft shops and kids love to go to town decorating them.

Easter-Bonnet

Have you ever tried making your own crayons? Julie from Messy Little Monster has a great way for recycling broken crayons with Easter themed rainbow bunny crayons. You could really use any moulds at all but these little bunnies look particularly cute.

shaped crayons DIY

I am a fan of felt so when I saw this felt bunny craft from Blue Bear Wood I couldn’t resist sharing it. It does involve a little bit of sewing but nothing too tricky so I am sure older children could manage.

Cute-Felt-Bunny-Craft

Laura from Five Little Doves has created a really simple Easter wreath using foam shapes, card, glue, buttons, beads and glitter.

Easter Wreath

Daffodils are the flowers that I think of when it comes to Easter and Emmy’s Mummy has made some lovely paper daffodils using coloured card and straws.

paper-daffodiles

Pom poms are another favourite of mine and Jane from Hodge Podge Days has created this lovely pom pom bird in a nest. This one looks awesome and I think we’ll be giving this a try.

Pom pom bird

Lastly, another felt craft that is super cute, a bunny in a carrot made by Angela from The Inspiration Edit. Again, this one involves some simple sewing but come on, how cute is this?

Bunny Carrot

I hope you all enjoy your Easter holidays and that some of these crafts have inspired you to get arty with the kids? Enjoy!

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About Sarah Stockley

Sarah is mum to three children and a plethora of animals (mostly cats) and lives in Surrey. You’ll often find her family exploring the great outdoors, foraging in the woods, camping and visiting festivals. Sarah also loves to upcycle things and will happily turn an old pallet into a rustic shabby chic sign. She studied Art and Design at college and when she’s not blogging at Kippers and Curtains she also likes to make bohemian style dreamcatchers. This mum is also never far from her camera – much to the annoyance of her children.

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