The Easter hols are almost upon us and your small humans are going to need entertaining. Here’s Team Tilbea’s Top 5 fave Easter crafts to keep the kids occupied. Who knows you may even get 5 mins peace!

Play Hooray’s Handy Easter Bunny

We love this simplicity of Play Hooray‘s hand shape Easter Bunny. Encouraging lots of creativity and a great way of getting your little one to use their fine motor skills.

  • Just help your little one to draw around their hand or get them to trace yours.
  • Cut out
  • Fold in little and index finger
  • Voila Easter Bunny in the house!

Caked by Rach’s Bunny Cookies

Who doesn’t love a spot of Easter baking? To create Caked by Rach‘s Easter Cookies simply make your fave gingerbread dough (we love this BBC Goodfood recipe)

  • Cut out with a gingerbread man cutter, turn upside down to make a bunny shape
  • Roll up a ball of foil
  • Wrap bunnies arms around the foil
  • Bake
  • Once cool decorate and insert mini Easter eggs

Bellis Does Books Footprint Bunny

Our Kids love making painty footprints and Bellis Does Books shows us how those foot prints can make the cutest bunny ears.

  • Create paint footprints with your little one
  • Once footprints are dry cut out
  • Cut a circle of paper and glue onto card
  • Decorate
  • Stick on footprint ears

A Girl and a Glue Gun Easter Play Dough Mat

The Easter holidays are pretty long and often rainy. So if everyone’s getting a bit fighty, Play dough is great activity to help calm everyone down. Follow the steps below to create A Girl and a Glue Gun‘s Easter Play Dough mats.

  • Draw Easter shapes on paper or card
  • Laminate or cover in strips of sellotape or sticky backed plastic
  • Get the Play dough out and get creative

Best Ideas for Kids Pasta Easter

As most kids exist on a diet of pesto pasta, I’m guessing you’ll have some in your cupboards? We love this pasta craft from The Best Ideas for Kids for using up things you have at home

  • Help your little ones draw Easter egg shapes
  • Cut out
  • Decorate with pens/paint
  • Glue on coloured pasta shaped (see Mas & Pas post for how to make this)
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