20 Colorful Easter Egg Crafts for Kids
Easter is the perfect time for getting crafty. Spring is in the air, and so is creativity. The wonderful thing about Easter is that you don’t see just a few major colors as you do with Christmas or Valentine’s Day. Easter egg crafts encompass all kinds of colors, from pretty pastels to bright primary colors and everything in between.
Round up the kids to make a few of these fun Easter egg crafts as a family. Most of them are very simple and can be completed in a few minutes, but others encourage focus and play and can keep the kids entertained for hours. We’ve even thrown in a few that are perfect for tweens and teens, as older kids want to get in on the fun, too!
Easter Craft Ideas You Will Love
Whether you’re looking for unique ways to paint, color, and dye eggs or you’re just looking for an Easter egg craft that doesn’t involve decorating actual eggs at all, you’re going to find inspiration here. Felt eggs, salt glitter eggs, suncatchers, painted rocks, and more! Come see all the great ideas we’ve found!
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Cute and Fun Easter Egg Crafts
I’ll begin by sharing our tie dye Easter eggs. It’s a great tutorial and was really fun to make.
DIY Unicorn Eggs from The Inspiration Edit:
Don’t these wooden unicorn eggs look magical? They’ll look great as Easter decor for your home, but you should definitely hide a few of these for the kids to find. Imagine the delight on their faces at finding a unicorn egg!
Easter Chick Eggs from The Inspiration Edit:
These chick eggs are just as cute, and they’re so colorful! These are super easy designs that your toddlers and preschoolers can help with. They may need a little help on the eyelashes.
Salt Glitter Easter Egg Canvas Art from Crayons and Cravings:
Have you ever made salt glitter? It’s so fun to use in crafts to create beautiful color and texture, like these salt glitter Easter eggs. You’ll complete this project over the course of several sessions because you need to allow ample drying time.
Easter Egg Scrape Painting from Messy Little Monster:
This is a super easy painting technique that will surprise and delight the kids! No two designs will look the same, and it’s fun to experiment with colors to see how they combine.
Easter Egg Paper Craft from Real Life at Home:
Create colorful egg layers using construction paper or tissue paper. You could also color the egg or use stickers. There are so many fun things you can do with the simple egg template provided!
Aluminum Foil Easter Eggs from The Joy of Sharing:
These foil eggs are simple enough for toddlers and preschoolers, and they’re easy to do in a group, too. Washi tape, buttons, stickers, beads, pom poms, flowers, and pieces of paper are all things you could use to decorate them once they’re covered in foil.
Yarn-Wrapped Easter Egg Craft from Fireflies and Mud Pies:
Practice those fine motor skills with some Easter-themed yarn wrapping! Stringing colorful beads adds to the whimsical design.
Felt Easter Eggs from The Best Ideas for Kids:
If you want an activity that will keep the kids entertained for hours, these felt Easter eggs are it. It’s so much fun for them to mix and match the pieces to come up with lots of different designs. This is a wonderful quiet time activity for the Easter season!
Easter Surprise Bath Bombs from The Craft Train:
Kids can help make these, or you can make them for their basket as a surprise. Plop them in the tub and let them fizz away, leaving the bathwater smelling amazing and looking so colorful! Plus, the kids will get a fun surprise figurine as the bath bomb melts away!
Easter Egg Wreath from Artsy Fartsy Mama:
Teens love to craft, too, and this is perfect for an older child to do. You only need 3 materials and a glue gun so it couldn’t get any simpler. You’ll love using this wreath for years to come.
More Cute Easter Egg Craft Ideas
Easter Egg Rocks from Projects with Kids:
Painting rocks is a great way to leave a surprise for a stranger! Paint them up like Easter eggs and put them in places around town where others can find them. It’s a wonderful way to put a little cheer in someone’s day.
Marbled Easter Eggs from Natural Beach Living:
If you’re looking for a fun way to dye your Easter eggs this year, this marble painting technique is beautiful and easy.
Easter Chick Wooden Eggs from Rhythms of Play:
What an adorable addition to your holiday decor! It’s the perfect craft to allow the older kids to get in on the Easter fun.
Eric Carle Easter Eggs from Red Ted Art:
These are done in the art style of Eric Carle (author/illustrator of books such as The Very Hungry Caterpillar and others). They’re bright, colorful, and so pretty. Although this particular tutorial uses blown eggs, you could probably apply this technique to wooden or paper mache eggs, too.
Paper Quilling Easter Egg Craft from Artsy Craftsy Mom:
Quilling beginners will enjoy this craft tremendously. It’s great for learning some basic quilling shapes like loose coils and teardrops. The end result is a gorgeous papercraft.
Minecraft Easter Eggs from STL Motherhood:
Minecraft-themed eggs will be a huge hit with your little gamer. They’re perfect for kids who aren’t really into the pastel eggs or eggs decorated as cutesy little animals.
Easter Egg Photo Craft from Simple Everyday Mom:
Make a keepsake for the grandparents this Easter. They’ll love seeing those cute little faces in an Easter egg photo frame. They’d make super cute fridge magnets if you add a magnet to the back!
Easter Egg Suncatchers from Kids Craft Room:
Brighten up your windows with these lovely suncatchers. Paper tearing to get the strips for the eggs gives little hands a bit of fine motor practice.
Easter Egg Shell Craft from Powerful Mothering:
We do so many crafty things with eggs on Easter, but what about all those eggshells from the eggs you’re peeling? Who knew you could dye them? This is such a creative idea, and kids will have a blast crushing and dyeing the pieces.
Pop-Up Easter Egg Card from The Soccer Mom Blog:
Here’s another fun keepsake for Easter that would be a great choice for extended family or friends. Teachers could also make this card with their students to send home as an Easter surprise for the parents!
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Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.