Try out these 20 fun and crafty Easter projects this half term

Half term and Easter are coming up making it the perfect time to try your hand at these 21 crafty projects that kids will love! If your family loves getting arty and making different things why not arrange a craft day for your friends to get involved in too.

1. Colourful chicks

easter easy craft for kids

These super cute chicks are really easy to do making them suitable for kids of all ages. Little ones are sure to love using bright colours to create their very own chick family!

2. Bags of fun!

Paper Plate Bunny Purse Chick Purse

These adorable paper plate handbags will definitely be loved by any girly girls! With two designs already set out they can copy the instructions or get creative putting together their own spin on an Easter handbag.

3. Sweet sheep

Sheep-Cupcakes

Springtime and Easter certainly makes us think of lambs and these ‘fluffy’ cupcakes will be snatched up fast by your little ones, who’ll love making them as much as eating them!

4. A hopping good idea

bunny ear headband

Get your little ones hopping and bouncing around with excitement with this headband idea. Simply use pipe cleaners to create the ear silhouette and you’re ready to go!

5. A stylish basket!

easter nest

This vintage-inspired doily Easter basket makes for a fab decoration fit for any Easter celebrations you have planned! Use your creations as baskets during an egg hunt or simply as a DIY centrepiece.

6. A cracking idea

easter chick craft for kids

Save up your milk cartons and let the kids go crazy with yellow paint to make these cracking chicks! You could add other crafty pieces, like feathers and googly eyes, to make them even better.

7. Paper cups large…

easter chick and bunny

Paper cups are really versatile when it comes to kids craft projects. These cute chick and bunny holders can be used to store pens, pencils and anything else you can think of after they’ve be completed.

8. Bunny delivery

envelope bunnies - easter craft

These delightful bunnies made out of envelopes make the perfect place to store mini eggs and other small goodies. Or you could use them for any Easter cards you have crafted too.

9. An egg-cellent idea!

egg-cellent idea

These peg eggs are a brilliant idea and are sure to get little ones giggling as they open and close their egg! They are quick and easy to make and by having lots of colours and decorations they can all be unique.

10. Who needs a bonnet when you can have a mask?

fun masks

Transform your kids into bouncing bunnies with these fun masks. Pre-cut out the mask shape and let them go to town with cotton wool to make them fluffy before adding whiskers.

11. An Easter bouquet

easter craft with children

These vibrant flowers are the perfect craft project for springtime! With so many different shapes, colours and decorating options your kids will have plenty of different designs and ideas for this project!

12. An egg-cellent display

cutting easter craft egg

These fantastic ‘stained glass window’ eggs will look great hanging up or could even be used on Easter cards. Make the size bigger and the design more complicated for older children.

13. Egg-ceptional decorations!

paper eggs

Another easy to do egg decoration that will look great hanging up in your house over Easter weekend! You can follow this idea and go for bright colours or pick out some pastel patterns for a softer look.

14. Almost too cute for just Easter

easter garland

This bunny garland is too cute to just use at Easter – the pastel colours make it perfect for a nursery! Get the kids involved by letting them add some decorations and putting their own spin on this design.

15. The perfect egg holder!

easter bunny jar

Use your empty bathroom tissue rolls to create a whole bunny family, with some colourful paint and plenty of buttons kids will have a great time crafting these. Once you’ve finished they’re the ideal size for holding an Easter egg!

16. Ideal for little ones

footprint bunny

Babies and toddlers can get in on the arty action too with these loveable bunny prints! Using footprints to create feet and ears you’ll be left with artwork that’s definitely worth a spot on the fridge.

17. A smashing project

meggsican-fiesta

These colourfully dyed hollowed-out eggs, known as cascarones, are a egg-cellent and unusual craft project. Traditionally they are filled with confetti or small toys.

18. Every home needs an Easter jar

jar and cupcake liner

With a simple jar and some cupcake cases you can create your very own Easter bunny. You could skip filling the jar with cotton wool and instead fill it with Easter treats – that’s sure to get the kids excited about this project!

19. You’d better get an extra bottle of wine

cute chick

Using a wine cork as a stamp, these simple chick prints are easy enough for younger crafters to do. Why not use some other colours and add your own details to see what else you can create?

20. So many different colourful options

colorful eggs

Using watercolours to dye eggs is an Easter craft project that’s been around for a long time. Try out some different techniques this year to see what designs you can come up with!

Your children are sure to love trying out a few of these crafty projects over the Easter weekend and they’re perfect for keeping half-term boredom at bay!