Egg Carton Chicken (filled with chocolate eggs)

Egg Carton Chicky - materials you need

Today, Bec, mum of 3, is sharing a cute Easter gift idea to make with kids using a recycled egg carton. Materials Egg carton Paint (or you can use texta) Stapler Felt scraps (if you don't have felt scraps, you can use cardboard) Craft glue Permanent Marker Solid eggs (to fill) What to do 1. Cut two cups from the egg carton. Be sure to cut deep up into the V on one side as this will make the tail on the base cup. (See picture … [Read more...]

Easter Craft: Decorate Eggs With Permanent Marker

Decorate Eggs with Permanent Marker

Permanent Marker I sometimes decorate hard boiled eggs with faces for the children's lunch box. Around Easter, it's fun to decorate eggs as an activity by using permanent markers or even regular textas.  It's easy and relative mess free. Materials Permanent Marker or crayons Boiled eggs Instructions 1. Decorate the egg however you like! –> Tip! Egg & Spoon Game! Play an egg and spoon race with the colourful eggs in the … [Read more...]

Easter Craft: Hatched Egg Chicky (template)

Easter Craft: cracked egg template

A cute Easter paper craft my girls enjoyed making. Love, love their designs! Materials Paddle Pop Stick Craft glue Hatched Egg Template Light cardboard or paper (optional: laminate for added strength) Drawing materials {Download PDF} Instructions 1. Print the template. 2. Colour in. (I laminated the designs...but I've done this activity before with just paper and it works well too). 3. Cut out the two pieces using … [Read more...]

Decorating Eggs: With a Temporary Tattoo

Easter: Decorating eggs - use a temporary tattoo

I did this with my children last year and they loved it! Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous.  Easter is a little while away, but I wanted to share this idea now because it's an easy way to decorate eggs around Easter time (or any time really) and the end result is fan-tastic!  I usually look out for a packet of temporary tattoos in my everyday travels and stick them in the cupboard ready for an opportune moment closer to Easter. It's about … [Read more...]

Easter Chicky Jars

Easter Craft -- Chicky Jars

I'm into easy, I'm into quick, and this Easter activity satisfies both of these requirements.  I made cute mini Chicky Jars to gift to my children this Easter. The good thing about them, is they look cute...AND they are small, so the amount of chocolate is portioned nicely. My children are at the age now where they can use these little jars (when all the chocolate is gone) in their room for things like shell collections, trinkets and pocket … [Read more...]

Easter Craft: Lollipop Bunnies

easter lollipop bunny

Guest Post from Kristie Kristie is a mum who loves making treats and she is sharing how to make cute Bunny Lollipops, perfect for Easter craft. What you need Lollipops (sphere shape) Foam Eggs Balls (bags available from discount stores or craft shops) Double-sided Tape Pom Poms (For tail) Pipe Cleaner (Cut each into 3 equal pieces) Cardboard (cut out in small squares for the feet) Permanent Marker (To draw … [Read more...]

Easter Egg Foil Collage

easter egg foil collage

Quick tip: save the foil from chocolate Easter Eggs and incorporate into a collage, drawing or a tree butterfly feature. More Drawing Post Ideas Decorate a rock with pencil Draw on a piece of wood Make your own paper dolls More Easter Posts Easter Craft and Activities … [Read more...]

Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt

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A glow in the dark Easter egg hunt: How brilliant is that!? I saw the idea here and it looked easy to organise, so tonight we did a glow in the dark Easter Egg Hunt Road test. SO. MUCH. FUN! Materials Plastic Easter Eggs Glow bangles Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt I gave each of my kids a bangle to hold (this helped them to see where they were going for the hunt) and put them in a room while I hid the eggs. I hid the eggs in all … [Read more...]

Easter Craft: Egg Carton Chicky

Easter Craft: Egg Carton Easter Egg Chicky

This Easter Egg Carton Chicky is easy and cheap to make, relatively mess free and so cute! Materials Egg Carton Yellow, Orange and Black Texter Scissors Feather Instructions You can find the instruction on this video, presented by my daughter, Flossie (no that is not her real name).   1. Cut around one egg space in the bottom of the egg carton. 2. Trim the bottom so the chick will sit evenly. 3. Colour the … [Read more...]

Easter Crafts, Food & Activities

easter egg chocolate centrepiece

Here are six Easter Crafts you and your children may enjoy this week.  1. Easter Story I'm telling my children the Easter story in 12 parts in the lead up to Easter.  My kids love opening our homemade eggs everyday and reading the daily story in the Easter Advent Calendar printout. {Easter Advent Calendar} 2. Easter Egg Wand This is a an easy craft that has the potential for imaginative play. Materials: Kebab stick (or paddle pop for … [Read more...]

Easter Advent Calendar

Easter Advent Calendar

This Easter, our family is doing an Easter Advent Calendar to the lead up to Easter Sunday, similar to the one we did at Christmas.   The idea of the Easter Advent Calendar is to tell the story of Easter in a tangible way. It's also a fun way to get kids involved in the lead-up to Easter.  You can follow along with my template (below), follow this similar system or make up your own.  This calendar can be done in conjunction with the April Love … [Read more...]

Easy Easter Bonnet Ideas

easter bonnets

Feather Hat Materials: A3 Cardboard Feathers Ribbon Glue Stapler Curl a piece of cardboard into a cone shape the size of your child’s head. Staple a piece of ribbon to either side of the hat. Using a glue stick or craft glue, attach feathers to cover the hat. Flower Hat Materials: 20cm metal ring (you can guy this from Spotlight) Ribbon Fake flowers Purchase a 20 cm ring. These are available from craft … [Read more...]

Easter Egg Craft : New Life

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New Life Around Easter time, Jesus' death and resurrection is especially remembered and the symbol of the egg represents new life. This cracked egg craft is easy and fun. Materials required Paddle pop sticks New Life Egg Template (click here, New Life Egg Template, for printable template) Sticky tape Drawing materials Feathers (optional) Instructions 1. Print out the New Life Egg Template. 2. Colour (or glue feathers) … [Read more...]