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10+ Easter crafts concepts for teenagers & adults

For extra spring actions, see the way to adorn Easter eggs and the way to throw an Easter egg hunt.

When you like these Easter craft concepts, be sure you head over to Gathered, the place the craft crew has rounded up much more simple Easter crafts for teenagers.

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Easter crafts

1) Egg potato printing

Potatoes cut open and painted to make stamps, with white card decorated with the stamp print

Youngsters could make their very own Easter greeting playing cards with this simple craft concept. The printed impact provides a beautiful DIY contact to their playing cards, plus it is low-cost to make.

Takes 15 minutes

To make egg potato printing, you’ll need:

  • Potatoes
  • Paintbrush
  • Paint
  • Card

What to do

1. Minimize a potato in half and punctiliously carve out some shapes – stripes or spots look good.

2. Use a paintbrush to color your chosen paint colors onto the potato, then use as a stamp to make patterns for Easter greetings playing cards.

2) Cupcake liner daffodils

Three DIY daffodils made of card

Youngsters will love creating these life like daffodils made utilizing cupcakes liners. Be happy to get experimental with the colors.

Takes 30 minutes

To make cupcake liner daffodils, you’ll need:

  • Lolly sticks
  • Inexperienced craft paint
  • White, yellow or orange craft paper or card
  • 6x white, yellow or orange cupcake liners
  • Glue

What to do

  1. Paint six picket lolly sticks with inexperienced craft paint and put aside to dry.
  2. Minimize flower shapes from white, yellow or orange craft paper or card, every with six pointy petals.
  3. Take six white, yellow or orange cupcake liners (a contrasting color to the flowers appears to be like good) and evenly scrunch the bottom of them in your hand.
  4. Glue one on every flower, then glue the flowers to the lolly sticks.
  5. Minimize out six lengthy leaf shapes from inexperienced craft paper or card and persist with the stems.

3) Handprint bunny egg holders

A composite of three different Easter crafts: Egg potato printing, Cupcake liner daffodils and Handprint bunny egg holders

These handprint bunny egg holders make pretty presents or place names for Easter lunch.

Takes 30 minutes

To make handprint bunny egg holders, you’ll need:

  • Glue dots or non-toxic glue
  • Colored card
  • Scissors
  • Felt-tip pens
  • Chocolate eggs

What to do

  1. On a sheet of colored card, hint round your baby’s hand. Minimize out as many handprints as you’ve eggs.
  2. Fold the outer finger all the way down to make bunny arms.
  3. Minimize the central finger off, leaving two bunny ears sticking up.
  4. Use felt-tip pens to attract on the face and ears.
  5. Stick a wrapped chocolate egg to the bunnies’ paws utilizing glue dots or non-toxic glue.

4) Simple DIY hen feeder

DIY bird feeder, indoors

Deal with the birds this Easter with this simple craft concept. Little ones will love watching the backyard birds as they perch on the aspect, pecking away on the seed. It’s a good way to show youngsters about native wildlife and luxuriate in a enjoyable afternoon of craft.

Takes 30 minutes

To make an Easter hen feeder, you’ll need:

  • 1 giant orange
  • 2 kebab skewers
  • Chicken seed
  • String

What to do

  1. Minimize a big orange in half and scoop out the center (you possibly can eat this as a snack).
  2. Poke a kebab skewer via one aspect of the orange and out via the opposite, then poke one other kebab skewer via from the opposite aspect so the 2 skewers make a cross within the center. Little birds can perch on these skewers whereas they eat the seed.
  3. Take two equal lengths of string and tie these onto the skewers on both aspect so you possibly can hold it up. It won’t stability with only one, so be sure you do each.
  4. Fill the orange with hen seed, then hold on a department for the birds to get pleasure from.

5) Salt dough Easter egg decorations

Salt dough easter eggs

Make these simple salt dough Easter eggs by mixing flour, salt and water, then stamping out the shapes with a biscuit cutter. As soon as baked, paint them with acrylic paints or attempt acrylic paint pouring. It’s simple to do and the patterns can be completely different each time – simply be sure you defend your surfaces first! For a full in-depth tutorial, head over to Gathered and study the way to do acrylic pouring.

Takes 15 minutes, plus baking time

To make salt dough Easter eggs, you’ll need:

  • Plain flour
  • Salt
  • Water
  • Mixing bowl
  • Rolling pin
  • Baking parchment
  • Baking tray
  • Biscuit cutter
  • Acrylic paint
  • String

What to do

  1. Warmth the oven to 140C/120C fan/gasoline 1. Combine two components plain flour with one half salt and one half water. As soon as the dough begins coming collectively, knead the combination together with your arms – if it feels somewhat sticky, sprinkle in a bit extra flour, or add a splash extra water if it is crumbly.
  2. Roll the dough out on a evenly floured work floor till it is 5mm-1cm thick. Use an oval biscuit cutter to stamp out as many egg shapes as you possibly can. If you wish to make hanging Easter eggs, poke a gap within the prime utilizing a skewer or the top of a straw.
  3. Line a baking tray with baking parchment and prepare the salt dough eggs on prime in a single layer. Bake for 2-3 hrs on the underside shelf, or till the shapes are exhausting. Depart to chill utterly.
  4. Pour over some acrylic paint, ensuring to cowl all the perimeters with color, or paint usually. Depart to dry utterly, then thread string via the outlet on the prime (if utilizing) and safe with a knot earlier than hanging.

6) Easter bunny

DIY Easter bunny

Rising cress is a good way to show youngsters about crops and the way meals is grown and harvested – it’s quick rising and so they can munch on it as a wholesome snack as soon as it’s prepared. Adorn the flowerpot with a cheeky bunny ornament for Easter. This can be a pretty DIY ornament, and as soon as the cress is eaten, the Easter bunny could be introduced out yr after yr. When you like this Easter craft concept, take a look at these crackin’ cress heads.

Takes 30 minutes, plus round 2 weeks’ rising time

To make a cress bunny, you’ll need:

  • Small flowerpot
  • Cress seeds
  • Soil
  • Massive pompom (for the physique)
  • Small pompom (for the tail)
  • Felt (for the toes)
  • Pink felt (for the toe beans)
  • Ribbon

What to do

  1. Plant some cress in a small flowerpot following the directions on the seed packet.
  2. Wrap some ribbon across the flowerpot. Glue a small pompom on prime of a giant pompom (that is the physique and tail).
  3. Minimize out toes from brown felt and toes from pink felt, then glue them collectively to make the bunny’s toes. Glue these onto the massive pompom physique.
  4. As soon as the cress has grown, nestle the bunny into the pot. Disguise some mini eggs within the cress and luxuriate in.

7) Marshmallow rabbits

Marshmallow rabbits

To make these marshmallow rabbits, be a part of the marshmallows collectively utilizing icing, then adorn with colored icing to make a nostril and a few eyes. One of the best half is that they’re edible, so you possibly can get pleasure from them after Easter lunch.

Have enjoyable making several types of animals, too, and don’t be afraid to chop the marshmallows in the event that they’re not precisely the form you need. When you love marshmallows as a lot as we do, why not attempt these marshmallows dipped in chocolate?

Takes 15-30 minutes per bunny

To make marshmallow rabbits, you’ll need:

  • Icing
  • Meals colourings
  • Massive marshmallows (for the physique)
  • Medium marshmallows (for the ears)
  • Small marshmallows (for the cheeks, toes, and tail)

What to do

  1. Divide the icing into three bowls. Use meals colouring to color one blue and one pink, then depart the third bowl plain.
  2. Minimize a medium marshmallow in half to create the ears. Utilizing the plain icing, stick the ears on prime of a giant marshmallow and let set briefly till the ears are safe.
  3. Stick two small marshmallows onto the rabbit’s face to make cheeks, then add a blob of pink icing for the nostril and two blobs of blue icing for the eyes. Depart to set.
  4. Stick 4 small marshmallows onto a big marshmallow to create the physique – two must be on the prime for arms and two on the backside for legs. Stick one other small marshmallow onto the physique on the again to create a tail.
  5. Utilizing a beneficiant blob of plain icing, stick the pinnacle onto the physique, then depart to set utterly.

8) Paper pinwheels

Paper pinwheels

Paper pinwheels are a easy and enjoyable craft that you may make utilizing consuming straws and paper. Obtain our free templates, then reduce out the shapes out of your favorite paper (or simply color within the template). Pop the completed pinwheels in a flowerpot and let the wind spin them spherical.

Pinwheel template

Takes 15 minutes

To make a paper pinwheel, you’ll need:

  • Paper pinwheel template
  • Scissors
  • Ingesting straw
  • Cut up pin (additionally known as a ‘brad’)

What to do

  1. Obtain and print the free paper pinwheel template, above.
  2. Use the template to chop the form out from a bit of patterned paper, or just color it in and reduce it out.
  3. Make a gap in every of the arms and within the center.
  4. Flatten the top of a paper consuming straw and make a gap within the prime.
  5. Carry the perimeters of the paper pinwheel to the center and poke a cut up pin (brad) via the holes, becoming a member of it collectively. Poke the cut up pin via the outlet in your consuming straw, then open it to safe, and cease it falling out.

9) Marbled ornamental eggs


Cowl empty eggs with a fairly marbled impact to brighten your Easter desk or use as markers for a chocolate egg hunt.

Takes 1 hr

To make marbled eggs, you’ll need:

  • Contemporary white eggs
  • Disposable roasting tin
  • 1 can of shaving foam
  • Meals colouring gels in varied colors
  • Skewer or toothpick
  • Kitchen paper

What to do

  1. Empty the eggs of their yolks and whites utilizing our egg-blowing information, then wash and depart to dry.
  2. Cowl the bottom of the roasting tin with shaving foam. Sprinkle over drops of meals colouring gels in your chosen colors and use a skewer or toothpick to marble the colourings into the froth barely. Vivid neon meals colourings produce a stronger finish outcome, whereas pastel colourings lead to extra delicate patterns.
  3. Roll every eggshell throughout within the foam, place on kitchen paper and depart for 20 minutes. Wipe off all the froth and use to brighten as desired.

10) Chocolate bar playing cards


Give one in all these simple to make chocolate parcel playing cards as a personalised different to a conventional Easter egg.

Takes 15 minutes

To make chocolate playing cards, you’ll need:

  • Brightly wrapped chocolate bars
  • Brown paper
  • Stickers and stamps
  • Ink stamping set with ink
  • Set of patterned notecards and matching envelopes
  • String

What to do

1. Wrap the chocolate bars in brown paper, then deal with them to associates or household and adorn with stickers, rubber stamps or faux postage stamps.
2. Line up every parcel on the cardboard the place you desire to it to be positioned and mark a dot on both sides with a pencil the place you wish to tie it. Use scissors to poke a gap via every dot in your card (put a blob of modelling clay behind the dot on the cardboard to do that simply and safely).
3. Minimize a size of string lengthy sufficient to wrap round your parcel and tie a ribbon. Thread it via the holes, then use it to safe the chocolate parcel in place by tying in a bow or knot.

11) Bunny and chick sweetie jars


Make these chocolate-filled jars on your youngsters to provide to their lecturers, or disguise on an Easter egg hunt within the backyard.

Takes 1 hr, plus drying time

To make bunny jars, you’ll need:

  • Glass jar with screw lid
  • Craft paint appropriate for glass
  • Everlasting marker pens
  • Patterned card
  • Glue
  • Pompom (chick solely)
  • Chocolate eggs and chocolate cash

What to do

1. Paint the lids and jars, leaving a circle on the entrance of the jar unpainted. Depart to dry utterly earlier than making use of a second coat.
2. As soon as dry, draw faces on the entrance to make a bunny or chick utilizing everlasting marker pens.
3. Minimize out bunny ears or chick get together hats from patterned card. Glue pompoms to the get together hats, if wanted. Bend again a 1cm-wide flap of card on the base of every ear or get together hat and glue to the jar lids. To complete, fill the jars with chocolate.

12) No-sew felt bunny ears


Customise these bunny ears on your youngsters and their teddies, no stitching machine required. You possibly can mess around with the color of the hairbands and felt, plus the scale and place of the ears, to create your individual distinctive designs. *You will have an grownup for the glue gun and ironing.*

Takes 30 minutes

To make bunny ears, you’ll need:

  • A4 sheet of tracing or plain paper
  • Stitching pins
  • A4 items of felt in contrasting colors
  • Material scissors and/or pinking shears
  • Sizzling glue gun and glue sticks
  • Iron
  • Plain headband

What to do

  1. Draw a bunny ear form onto your paper, then draw a smaller internal ear form subsequent to it. Regulate the size of the ears in keeping with the age of your baby and private choice, then add an additional 1cm size to every ear template – these can be folded beneath the headscarf as flaps. Minimize out each shapes.
  2. Use pins to repair the ear templates to your felt and reduce out two massive ears and two internal ears. You should use pinking shears, in case you have them, to provide a zigzag impact to the internal ears.
  3. Connect the internal ears to the outer ears utilizing a sizzling glue gun and depart to dry. Snip a small triangle, about 1cm excessive, from the centre base of every ear.
  4. Fold the ears lengthways down the center, internal ears dealing with inwards, then use a sizzling iron to press alongside the surface of the crease. This can give your bunny ears a bent look whenever you unfold them.
  5. Fold the top of every ear beneath the headscarf and fasten to the band with a sizzling glue gun. You possibly can fold beneath from both the entrance or from the again then select to both overlap the 2 ears or stick them aside relying on the look you wish to obtain. Within the image, the ears on the woman’s headband are folded beneath from the entrance and overlapped whereas the teddy bear’s are folded beneath from the again and set aside.

13) Simple Easter desk nests


Use reduce foliage to brighten ramekins and add personalised painted eggs for a straightforward option to set your Easter desk.

Takes 30 minutes

To make Easter nests, you’ll need:

  • Minimize foliage, corresponding to ivy
  • Gardener’s twine
  • Ramekins
  • Gold shredded paper
  • Fillable plastic eggs
  • Chocolate beans
  • Craft paints appropriate for plastic
  • Everlasting marker pen

What to do

  1. Twist lengths of ivy round plain ramekins, fixing them in place with gardener’s twine (or use a meals bag tie to safe it in place).
  2. Fill the ramekins with shredded paper.
  3. Fill the plastic eggs with chocolate beans. Paint with drawings of bunnies or sheep and, as soon as dry, add particulars with a everlasting marker pen, alongside the names of household and associates. Sit every egg in its nest as identify place holders on your desk.

We hope you’ve loved these Easter craft concepts. When you’re on the lookout for some comparable initiatives you are able to do with the children, then why not attempt these good craft concepts:



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