Easy Easter Crafts for Kids

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These simple and easy Easter crafts were created around the idea of celebrating new life and new beginnings.

Big ideas, concepts and values:

With spring plants begin to bloom and signs of new life can be found.

Easter is the time of the Resurrection.

Essential Questions:

What are some of the signs of new life we see in the spring?

In Class Activities:

Easter Nests Recipe

Materials:

  • 200g jar marchmallow cream
  • 60mL creamy peanut butter
  • 25mL melted butter or margarine
  • 140g can chow-mein noodles
  • 375mL Smarties

Directions:

In a mixing bowl, beat the first three ingredients until smooth. Add the noodles and Smarties and stir. Chill the mixture in the refrigerator until it is easy to handle. Form nests by spooning a small portion of the mixture at a time. Return the nests to the fridge for another 30 minutes. Place several candies (jelly beans, Smarties or M&Ms work well) on top of the nests. Serve!

Bunny Drawing - Use the child's hand to draw this cute bunny:

Bunny

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Easter Printable Activities - Download these premade ready to use printables for hours of fun.


Little Bunny Foo Foo

A great song to teach the children is Little Bunny Foo Foo. It is a fun nursery rhyme with a great beat. I included the music so you can sing along if you wish.

Easter Egg Matching Game

  • 1. Cut 3 sheets of paper (8 1/2 x 11) into halves.
  • 2. Fold each paper again.
  • 3. Draw and egg on the paper and color it in.
  • 4. Cut up the eggs in half.
  • 5. Turn the cards upside down and try to find the match of the top of the egg to it's bottom


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Library Corner


"A Teacher Affects Eternity"

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