Easter is almost here. We searched the internet and put together our favorite Easter crafts. These awesome projects are perfect for child care facilities, and guaranteed to delight both kids and parents.
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Q-Tip Painted Eggs
We love Q-tips as a painting medium for young children. Q-tip painted eggs are a mess free way to get the kids into painting. Don’t want to use paint? Water and food coloring can be substituted for Q-tip water color eggs.
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Wet Chalk Easter Egg
Help kids give their art work an abstract look by using tape. Wet chalk Easter eggs are fun to make and require no paint or brushes. The chalk gives the egg a matte look, which will wow parents. These eggs will surely end up on their mantle.
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Tissue Paper Chick
Who doesn’t love a happy little chick? Tissue paper chicks are a delightful art project. Change it up and use different color tissue papers. These colorful little chicks will brighten any toddlers mood.
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Paper Plate Bunny
Keep it simple with paper plate bunnies. A quick trip to the dollar store can help you inexpensively source all the items needed for this project. The classic paper plate bunnies have been around since paper plates, and no Easter would be complete without them.
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Egg Carton Bunny
Start saving those egg cartons because they are a great art medium. A little bit of paint, some ears and eyes transform these egg cartons into whimsical characters. In other words, they are an instant hit.
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Marshmallow Easter Bunny
Marhsmallow Easter bunnies are so much fun, but warning, the marshmallows will get eaten! Kids love eating and making this fun art project. Make sure you let the kids which marshmallows they can eat. Once on the glue, those marshmallows should not be eaten.
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Easter Egg Rainbow
Easter egg rainbow is a great way to teach kids about spatial reasoning. Help start them off by building the first inner layer with them. Then let them try on their own without overlapping the other ”bands” of the rainbow.
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Toilet Paper Roll Bunny
Toilet paper rolls are another great item providers can up-cycle, so don’t throw them away. These bunnies make for great art and playtime. These fun little pals make for great hand puppets too, as a result they are a double hit.
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Paper Plate Sewing
Paper plate sewing will require a little bit of prep work on the providers end, but they are well worth it. This fun project builds dexterity in children as they attempt to “sew” the little chick. No actual needles are used.
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Tin Foil Easter Egg
Get your art aprons ready and protect their work surface for tin foil Easter eggs. This inexpensive project really lets the kids highlight their artistic capabilities, however, Keep a watchful eye on those sharpies this project can stain clothes and surfaces.