Category Archives: Easter

Spring Wreaths

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It’s the age of wreaths for every season. Who can blame us DIY-ers, though? A home with a wreath on it feels so much more welcoming, and they’re super fun to make!

Miniature Terra Cotta Flower Pot Wreath

Miniature Terra Cotta Flower Pot Wreath

Tiny flower pots are surprisingly inexpensive and automatically remind you of the plants coming back for spring. I love the colors on this wreath, they’re so spring-y and fun!

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Spring Candy Treat Boxes

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Spring Candy Treat Boxes

Spring is here and the store shelves are lined with beautiful pastel colored treats.  Create these fun candy holders so you share those delightful sweets and spring colors with your family and friends.  They make it easy to share several or take to take a few on the go which makes them perfect for putting on your desk or in a lunch.

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Faux Sugar Eggs

By General Crafts Contributor Michelle

It looks like the real thing, but you won't be tempted to eat this faux sugar egg

When I was growing up, it was a tradition in our home to make hollow sugar eggs with a little Easter scene in them.  Damp sugar was firmly packed into plastic Easter egg halves, hollowed out, and then allowed to dry.  Once dry, we assembled and decorated them with frosting, and then placed a small figure of a bunny or chick in some Easter grass inside, and usually some small jellybeans to represent colored eggs.  Here’s a method to make your own faux sugar eggs that are just as fun to make, but offer a more permanent decoration that you can use year after year.

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Eggless Easter Eggs

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One of my earliest Easter memories actually comes a few weeks after Easter. Our living room had become super smelly, and no one could figure out why. Eventually, we discovered that my dad had hidden an Easter egg a little too well, and no one was able to find it until our noses led it to us! Save yourself from experiencing this with these fun Easter Egg crafts that won’t go bad!

Paper Easter Eggs

Paper Easter Eggs

These eggs would make great favors or basket stuffers. Print out one of the free egg templates, or design your own!

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Kids’ Crafts: Sensory Table for Spring

Here in Portland Spring is in full swing – the constant rain brings us early spring flowers. This year the change in seasons seemed to happen overnight and all of a sudden everything is in bloom. Whether spring has begun in your area or if you are still snowed or rained in, here are some bright, spring themed sensory play activities to interest your little ones.

Rainbow Rice can be used in the sensory table to practice measuring and color classification, but it can also be used in many other crafts projects. You can even use it like sand art to create layers of colorful designs.

Rainbow Rice

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Bunnies

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It’s hard to believe, but spring is right around the corner, and so is Easter. I’ve been seeing tons of bunny crafts popping up lately, and they’re all just too cute for words! Bunnies are an adorable way to celebrate spring, and craft those winter months away!

Brown Paper Bunny

Brown Paper Bunny

You can fill these cute bunnies with paper, or with fun treats for an Easter gift. This is a great craft for kids of all ages, they’ll have so much fun decorating their own bunnies!

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