7 Unique Ideas for Easter Crafts to Bring Joy to Your Wonderful Celebration

Ideas for Easter crafts can vary dramatically depending on how you celebrate the holiday. Faith based crafts can range from beautiful crosses to resurrection gardens. Or, you can make Easter bunnies from wooden spoons, and decoupage Easter eggs. For those who love to craft, its all about discovering the ideas for Easter crafts to enjoy the season.

Faith-Based Ideas for Easter Crafts

Celebrate the resurrection of Jesus with faith-based Easter crafts. “On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus…“Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here; he has risen!” – Luke 24.

Resurection Garden
123 Homeschool 4 Me

A Resurrection Garden makes a great Easter centerpiece throughout the week of Easter. It’s a hands on activity for the whole family. You make three wooden crosses out of twigs and twine, Jesus’ grave out of a sideways flower pot and plant grass that grows throughout the week. Rocks represent the stone rolled away from the grave. Beth Gorden of 123 Homeschool 4 Me will walk you through a step by step guide to make your own Resurrection Garden.  

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More faith-based ideas for Easter crafts include Resurrection Eggs and easy paper crafts of the three crosses on Calvary. Homemade Resurrection Eggs are a fun way to teach your children about Jesus and the Easter story. Courtney from Women Living Well Ministries teaches you how to make this craft for your children.

You just need a dozen plastic Easter eggs, an egg carton, as well as small items to represent the Bible verses that tell the story of Jesus’ death and resurrection. Each egg holds a rolled up piece of paper with scripture and a small item. For example, Resurrection Egg No. 4 has a toothpick to represent thorns and the scripture Matthew 27:29: “Then they made a crown out of thorny branches and placed it on His head, and put a stick on His right hand; then they knelt before Him and made fun of Him. ‘Long live the King, of the Jews!” they said.” Each scripture explains a part of the death and resurrection of Jesus.

Ideas for Easter crafts can be created from construction paper, too. Simple paper crafts can teach a lesson about Easter, while creating beautiful artwork. The Sunset Cross Craft by Twitchetts can be enjoyed by family members of all ages. It’s a great way for your younger kiddos to work on their scissor skills as they cut strips of paper to create the background sunset.

Ideas for Easter Crafts that Hop Down the Bunny Trail

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Of course, there are many ideas for Easter crafts that bring you hopping down the bunny trail. You can make adorable Easter bunnies and colorful Easter eggs. Be creative and have fun, while hopping down the bunny trail as a family.

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Children love the magic and silliness of the Easter Bunny. From Easter egg hunts to Easter basket scavenger hunts, it’s fun to enjoy candy filled baskets, spring-colored decorations and wonderful ideas for Easter crafts. You can make Easter crafts to be used as decorations in your home or as gifts.

Bunny Jar
Leap of Faith Crafting

You can make an adorable Fish Bowl Easter Bunny that can be used as a decoration or centerpiece. Leap of Faith Crafting shares ideas for Easter crafts made with dollar store supplies. The Easter Bunny is so cute that it is hard to believe that the supplies come the dollar store.

Ideas for Easter crafts can be fancy, too. This simple craft is made with Mod Podge and scrapbook paper, but looks amazing depending on how it is displayed. The Decoupage Easter Eggs tutorial by First Day of Home: Crafts/Décor/Inspired Living shows you how to make beautiful eggs that can be displayed in a basket or on a large candle sticks.

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Decoupage art started in ancient China with felt appliqués and paper cutting. During the 17th Century France, the art of decoupage moved to furniture. It became trendy to decorate cabinets, bookcases and more with tiny bits of paper. Decoupage eggs make terrific Easter crafts for adults because they can be simple or carefully crafted with a detailed pattern.

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Best Ideas for Kids

What can children make for Easter? Wooden Spoon Bunnies, of course. Wooden Spoon Bunnies can be used as a decoration in a simple jar or vase as a centerpiece, or used as puppets to create story time for your kiddos. Kim from the Best Ideas for Kids provides the simple instructions to make the cute Wooden Spoon Bunnies.

String art is one of those ideas for Easter crafts that is so much fun. It’s a craft and an activity to do with the family. Your kids will love it because it’s a bit messy. The directions on Tiny Funnel are so simple. You dip cotton yarn in Elmer’s Glue and wrap it around a balloon. Let it dry, you will have an Easter Egg after you pop the balloon. Then if you push one end into the other the Easter egg becomes a String Nest Bowl to store your Easter eggs.

Finding ideas for Easter crafts to make with your family will make the holiday enjoyable. You can make faith-based crafts like Resurrection Gardens or silly Easter bunny crafts to make you laugh. Pick the ideas for Easter crafts that will bring your family together. Above all, have fun. Make memories.

Sources: 123 Homeschool 4 Me; Best Ideas for Kids; First Day of Home: Crafts/Décor/Inspired Living; Leap of Faith Crafting; The Tiny Funnel; Twitchetts; Women Living Well Ministries.

Photo Credits: Pexels, Unsplash, and Pixabay.

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Carla J. Eskew
Carla J. Eskew
Carla J. Eskew is a freelance writer, wife, and mom of two children who are nine years apart. She is a Scout leader with 17 years of experience in Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. She serves as a volunteer at school, church, and with the homeless population. She loves road trips, sightseeing, camping, Pilates, and her black standard poodle, Midnight Shadow.

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