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15 Easter Crafts, Activities & Treats for Kids

Published on: March 08, 2013

Glow-in-the-dark Easter egg hunt for kids by Lil' Luna

Looking for a way to get your older kids excited for the big hunt this year? Consider hosting a glow-in-the-dark Easter egg hunt like this one featured on Lil’ Luna! To get started, you’ll only need to have some colorful plastic eggs, candy, and glow sticks purchased at the dollar or craft store on hand. Overall, a fun way to give this year’s egg-stravaganza an exciting boost for kids of all ages – and one that’s sure to be a new favorite!

Easter Peeps s'mores for kids by Eclectic Recipes

Mom Angie of Eclectic Recipes shares this fab idea for combining two must-have favorite treats – Peeps s’mores! Perfect for a clever sweet to share with family and friends this Easter, these fun little guys are just as easy to make as the usual campfire classics – yet twice as colorful!

Easter wreath made with Peeps by Tried & True

Speaking of those must-have birdies… We can’t get enough of this bright and beautiful Peeps Easter wreath featured on Tried & True! Easily made using a straw wreath found at the craft store, toothpicks, ribbon, glue, and an assortment of Peeps that have sat out to dry, this vibrant festive wreath is sure to impress friends and family this spring. See the full post for additional Peeps wreath designs – Mom Vanessa has lots of fun ideas to help you get started.

Metallics dyed Easter eggs for kids by Paper & Stitch

Got a budding artist or two at home? Consider letting them decorate this year’s Easter eggs with plenty of personality and pizazz – like these beauties included on Paper & Stitch! All in all an easy but fun way to get creative with your egg decorating, this project is quick and simple, only requiring a fancy gold or silver pen for drawing decorations once your dyed eggs have dried. Learn more by visiting the full post.

Homemade felt Easter bunny ears for kids by Finley & Olive

They’re always giving each other bunny ears anyway so why not make them a pair that last? Mom Grace of Finley & Olive shares these adorable DIY felt ears that she made for her own little Easter bunnies last spring… And from the looks of it, they both seem pretty darn pleased! Mom Grace says that to get started, you really only need a couple of dollars and some time – this quick and easy project requires felt, wire, a headband, sewing materials, and the bunny-ear template found in the full post. Hop to it!

Easter jelly bean bark for kids by Formula Mom

Mom Mariah of Formula Mom features this quick and easy treat idea for Easter, and – get ready for this – there’s only two ingredients needed to get started! Made using vanilla almond bark, this treat can be made with a variety of favorite candies or the colorful jelly beans shown here. Simply melt your bark, pour it over the candies of your choice, and wait for the dish to solidify. Like we said – incredibly easy!

Homemade Easter checkers board for kids by Create, Celebrate, Explore

Love playing an afternoon game of checkers with your little ones? Put those egg cartons to good use after all the Easter eggs have been dyed and create your own DIY game like this lovely set featured on Create, Celebrate, Explore! Made using colorful paint, egg carton cups, googly eyes, Elmer’s Glue dots, and more, this chicks vs. bunnies game is just as much fun to make as it will be to play on throughout the spring! To learn more tips and tricks on getting started, see the full post.

Chalkboard paint Easter eggs for kids by Oleander + Palm

Chalkboard paint is all the rage – and that’s exactly why we love these cool chalkboard Easter eggs shared on Oleander + Palm! Though Mom Jeran chose to use papier-mâché eggs with the paint instead of the real deal, this project works equally well with freshly hard-boiled eggs that have had the chance to cool. And the best part – they can be personalized with decorations over and over again!

Easter bunny donut pops for kids by Positively Splendid

Totally over cake pops and looking for a new idea for sweets on sticks? Don’t miss out on these darling Easter bunny donut pops featured on Positively Splendid! Made using mini snowball donuts, marshmallows cut with a bunny cookie cutter for the ears, and more, these furry little critters are sure to get plenty of smiles on Easter Sunday! See the full post for the full walkthrough.

Glitter Easter eggs for kids by Sew in the City

Need a little more sparkle in your life? Consider making these gorgeous glitter Easter eggs featured on Sew and the City! Simply made by coating your eggs with glue and giving them a healthy dusting of sparkle and shine, this crafty Easter project is bound to liven up the big family hunt this year… Or at least make it a little easier to find all of the eggs!

Easter carrot garland by Lisa Storms

Leave it to Lisa Storms to always have the best DIY paper holiday crafts around! Simple yet beautiful, this Easter carrot garland is sure to bring brightness into your home this spring – and it’s easily made with only string, colorful construction paper, and staples. See Lisa’s full post for a roundup of fun Easter party ideas – there’s plenty of inspiration to be had!

Homemade Easter marshmallow chicks by A Farmgirl's Dabbles

It may be hard to believe that these sweet little Easter chicks featured on A Farmgirl’s Dabbles are completely homemade – but you’ll be nicely surprised to hear that Mom Brenda makes them look downright easy! Check out Brenda’s full post for the handy how-to on making your own marshmallows and tips on decorating your mini spring chicks.

Hand-stamped Easter eggs for kids by Lovely Indeed

Hoping to personalize this year’s Easter eggs in a sweet yet simple way? Take a tip from the ever-crafty Chelsea of Lovely Indeed and stamp it out in style! Easy and minimalistic, these eggs still pack all of the colorful fun that we crave come Easter and can be personalized with a variety of stamped-out notes for friends and family. All in all, a fabulous way to add a meaningful touch to the holiday!

Easter spring flower muffins for kids by Domestic Fits

Brighten up this year’s Easter get-together with these gorgeous spring blooms featured on Domestic Fits! Made using mini chocolate muffins, Dum Dum suckers, marshmallows, and ground-up chocolate graham crackers, these sweet blossoms are bound to be a hit for both kids and adults! See all of Jackie’s tips and tricks for getting started by visiting the full post.

Homemade golden Easter eggs by SheKnows

With Angry Birds being a staple in many homes, we’re sure you know a thing or two when it comes to finding “golden eggs.” So, why not hide a couple extra special shiny ones this Easter like these ones featured on SheKnows! See the full post for the complete walkthrough when getting started – and prepare for plenty of excited kiddos come Easter!

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