Easter Crafting With The Kids

EASTER CRAFT PROJECT

Egg Carton Bunnies

Oh my!  Easter is almost upon us!  It has snuck up on all of us this year with it falling on March 27th.

Today I am sharing a fun and easy project to do with the kids this Easter.  Make sweet chicks, bunnies and caterpillars from recycled egg cartons.  They are adorable!  Use paint, googly eyes and construction paper to give the critters extra character.  And they can be used as favors. Fill them up with candy eggs or jellybeans.

Check out the instructions on how to make them below – but first, if you are planning a party soon, be sure to visit all of my Etsy shops to snag some party decorations, pinwheels, and party favors below:

 THE PARTY FETTI SHOP

PINWHEEL PRETTIES

READY SET CRAFT KITS

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1. Egg Carton Chicks

Materials
Empty egg carton
Orange construction paper
Black markers
Yellow paint
Scissors
Glue
Masking tape
Paintbrushes

Instructions

  1. Cut the egg carton apart so all the cups are individual
  2. Take two carton cups and place one on top of the other, with the empty sides facing each other
  3. Place tape along one edge like a hinge, so the cups are now attached but can open and close
  4. Paint both the insides and outsides of the carton cups yellow, and then let air-dry
  5. Use the construction paper to cut out little beak and feet shapes. Attach the feet and beak with glue to the carton cups
  6. Use the black marker to draw eyes

2. Egg Carton Bunnies

Materials
Empty egg carton
Pink and white construction paper
Googly eyes
Black markers
White paint
Scissors
Glue
Masking tape
Paintbrushes

Instructions

  1. Cut the egg carton apart so all the cups are individual
  2. Take two carton cups and place one on top of the other, with the empty sides facing each other
  3. Place tape along one edge like a hinge, so the cups are now attached but can open and close
  4. Paint both the insides and outsides of the carton cups white, and then let air-dry
  5. Use the construction paper to cut out bunny ears and feet from the white construction paper
  6. Cut out pink ovals and glue them to the inside of the ear shapes
  7. Attach the feet, ears and googly eyes to the carton cups with glue
  8. Use the black marker to draw a mouth, nose and whiskers

Tip: Add some extra spring flair by filling your bunnies with pink candy and setting them on “grass” created by shredding green paper.

3. Crafty Caterpillars

Materials
Empty egg carton
Colored pipe cleaners
Googly eyes
Assorted markers
Assorted paints
Scissors
Glue
Masking tape
Paintbrushes
Glitter glue (optional)
Foam stickers (optional)

Instructions

  1. Cut the egg carton apart so that all the cups are individual
  2. Place three or more carton cups end to end, with the empty side facing down, and then tape them together
  3. Paint each cup a different color. Let air-dry
  4. Cut pipe cleaners into short lengths and punch holes into the individual cartons so kids can insert them as legs and antennas
  5. Draw a smile with paintbrush

Thanks for stopping by Party Fetti today.

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Easter & Spring Decorations

EASTER & SPRING DECORATIONS

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EASTER is almost here and I am so ready! How about you? I have been looking forward to warmer temps and longer days.  My home is cheerfully decorated for Spring.  I can help you put some cheerful Spring in your home or event too.

If you want to brighten up your home or need some favor boxes, a banner, or anything for your EASTER celebration- stop by any of my shops by clicking the links below.

 THE PARTY FETTI SHOP

PINWHEEL PRETTIES

READY SET CRAFT KITS

ONCE UPON A HOME DESIGNS

I DO WEDDING & BRIDAL DESIGNS

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Easter Table Centerpiece

EASTER TABLE CENTERPIECE – PINWHEEL DISPLAY

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What’s better than flowers on Easter?  PINWHEELS!  They never wilt!  Plus the kids love playing with them outside in the spring sunshine!  Great way to get them outdoors and moving!

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I just added many new spring and Easter themed pinwheels to the PINWHEEL PRETTIES shop!  They look stunning in a vase. Swing on by to see them for yourself!

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And I have just added many DIY PINWHEEL KITS to my Etsy craft shop, READY SET CRAFT KITS.  These are fun to make yourself and you get everything you need to create your own stunning pinwheel bouquet.  They are the perfect kids activity too! They come with step-by-step visual instructions.  Super fun – and colorful!

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Plus I have been adding many new Easter favors and designs to THE PARTY FETTI SHOP

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Stop by any of my shops soon to check out all the new decor and favors to get ready for spring and your Easter celebration-

 THE PARTY FETTI SHOP

PINWHEEL PRETTIES

READY SET CRAFT KITS

I DO WEDDING & BRIDAL DESIGNS

ONCE UPON A HOME DESIGNS

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