Preschool Easter Arts and Crafts



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Idea:
For Easter dye hard-boiled eggs with your children
Stained Glass Easter Eggs
Submitted by Hollie
What You Need:
  • Contact Paper or Waxed Paper
  • Tissue Paper or Construction Paper
  • Googly Eyes
  • Yarn
What You Do:
  • Give the kids the contact paper (or glue and wax paper) cut out as an Easter Egg. Then Let your kids make their own stain glass egg. After they have dried hang them in the window to make a beautiful stained glass look
Idea:
provide your children with pastel color to paint with during Easter art.
Idea:
Make a papier-mâché Easter egg
Submitted by Veronica
Bunny Mask
Submitted by Tonya
What You Need:
  • Paper Plates
  • Crayons/Markers
  • Paint (and perhaps sponges for painting)
  • Paper or Felt
  • Yarn
  • Scissors
  • Glue
What You Do:
  • Give the children the materials and let them create a bunny mask. Cut holes out for the eyes.. Use yarn for whickers. Pompoms for teeth and either construction Paper or felt ears. Finally, use either elastic or yarn to tie around child's head.
Idea:
For glossy finish Easter Eggs try mixing sweet and condensed milk with paint
Easter Basket
Submitted by an Unknown Friend
What You Need:
  • Styrofoam Cup or Baby Wipe Containers
  • Ribbon Hole
  • Markers
  • Sequins
  • Pipe Cleaner
  • Easter Grass
  • Paint
What You Do:
  • Punch holes around the top and middle of the cup and let your children lace ribbon through holes and tie bow. Then allow your children to decorate the cups with paint, markers, etc. You can then let your children grass and eggs. Poke pipe cleaner into each side of cup for handle.
Easter Bonnet
Submitted by Deborah
What You Need:
  • Paper Plate
  • Silk Flowers
  • Ribbon
  • Paint
  • Glue
What You Do:
  • Have your children paint and decorate the plates as a bonnet. Once they have made it like they want punch two holes near the edge of the plate (opposite from each other) and then attach yarn or ribbon to make a cute bonnet.
Idea:
Let your children use Easter cookie cutters for Easter art
Idea:
let your children paint Easter Eggs with colored glue
Bunny In the Grass
Submitted by Trish
What You Need:
  • Grass seed
  • Potting soil
  • Pot or cup
  • Wide craft stick
  • Paint
  • Various Art Supplies (Felt, Googly Eyes, Yarn, Pompoms, glitter, etc)
What You Do:
  • Have your children place potting soil in their cup. Next, have them put grass seed on the potting soil and then cover with a thin layer of soil. Finally, have them make a craft stick bunny. They can use Pompoms for a nose, Googly Eyes, felt ears, and yarn whiskers. Stick the stick in the pot and then sit the pots somewhere they can get sunlight. You should see grass grow in a few weeks.
Idea:
Paint with plastic eggs, eggshells, or hard-boiled eggs.
Bird Nest
Submitted by Rebecca
What You Need:
  • Coffee Filters
  • Easter Grass
What You Do:
  • Glue the Easter Grass onto the coffee filter and it makes a cute bird nest. Have your children add eggs to this bird nest
    Idea: Dye eggshells pieces and use them for various art projects (collages, to add textures, etc) Note use bleach to disinfect the eggs
Idea:
Use a strawberry or blueberry baskets for Easter baskets.
Tie Dye Easter Egg
Submitted by Debby
What You Need:
  • Paint or Washable Markers
  • Coffee Filters
  • Spray Bottles
What You Do:
  • Cut coffe filters in the shape of easter eggs and give each child a spray bottle with different colors of water in them (or have them decorate them with markers and spray with regular water). Let the children spray the coffee filters until it is completely soaked. Let dry and look at the neat designs created.
Idea:
During Easter Week Make Eggs with play dough for great Recipes go to http://www.everythingpreschool.com/recipes/playdough/index.htm

Idea:
Have your children collage things on Easter Basket Shapes
Bunny Habitat
Submitted by Julie
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Paint, or colors, markers
What You Do:
  • Let you kids design their own Bunny Habitat. Let them design it any way that they think a bunny would like to live. Than have them add a paper bunny into their habitat
Idea:
Have your children paint jellybeans using real jellybeans.
Real Bird Nest
Submitted by Daylene
What You Need:
  • Mud
  • Sticks, twigs, pine needles, or pebbles
  • Grass or leaves
What You Do:
  • After showing your children pictures of bird nest, provide you students with mud, sticks, grass, leaves, twigs, pine needles, and pebbles. Let you kids create their own bird nest complete with eggs.
Idea:
during Easter Week let your children paint with Peeps
Submitted by Ginger
Idea:
Let your children dip plastic eggs in paint and make colorful circles.
Paper Bag Birds Nest
Submitted by Heather
What You Need:
  • Paper lunch bag
  • Sticks, twigs, pine needles, or pebbles
  • Grass or leaves
What You Do:
  • Roll the top of the bag down to form a bird's nest. Then let your children use Sticks, twigs, pine needles, or pebbles that they have collected to put in their nest to make it look more real. For added fun add Easter Eggs and Easter Grass
Idea:
Use corns syrup and food coloring mixed for your children to paint pastel easter eggs on paper
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