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1. Canvas Easter Chicks
Supplies Needed: Small Square Canvas Block, White Paper, Yellow Paint, Orange Triangle Nose (We used foam triangle sticker), Googly Eyes, Feathers, Glue
Directions: Make yellow handprints with hands spread wide to make wings. Let dry. Paint canvas block yellow. Let dry. Add eyes, nose, feathers, and wings with glue.
2. Jelly Bean Painted Eggs
Supplies Needed: Clip Art Printed on White Paper, Various Colors of Paint, Box to Shake in, Jelly Bean, Tape, Spoon
Directions: Tape printed clip art to the bottom of the box. Roll jelly beans in the paint and use the spoon to transfer to the box. Close box lid and shake. Repeat process one or two more times. Let dry and cut out shapes. See below for more detailed pictures...
3. Woven Easter Placemat
Supplies Needed: 3 Pieces of Construction Paper, Stickers
Directions: Cut one piece of construction paper with horizontal strips (See below). Cut vertical strips of paper with the other two pieces of paper. Weave the strips of paper in and out of the horizontal cut out paper. Add stickers to decorate.
4. Thumb Bunny Loves You (with Free Printable)
Supplies Needed: Thumb Bunny Printable, Ink Pad, Pen
Directions: Print the Thumb Bunny Loves You Printable. Make a thumbprint on the paper and add ears and bunny face. Add to paper to make an Easter card or use it as a gift tag.
To Print: Click on the image below, then right click & open in a new window. You can either save it or print it from there. Make sure you scale it down when printing, so it's the size you want for the bag of gummy bears you will be using.
5. Reflection Easter Eggs
Supplies Needed: Paper, Paint, Paintbrush
Directions: Cut out egg shapes from the paper. Fold the paper in half to make a crease mark. Paint on one side of the crease mark. When done, fold in half to make a reflection. Let it dry.
6. Popcorn Lambs
Supplies Needed: Paper, Googly Eyes, Curling Ribbon, Glue, Popcorn, Marker
Directions: Cut out a lamb body and head. Cut out ears and feet. Assemble with glue Add popcorn to make the fur with glue. Add on wiggle eyes. Draw on a lamb face. Add a tail with curling ribbon.
7. Math Chick Addition
Supplies Needed: Cute "Chick" Easter Egg, Two Dice, Paper and Pen
Directions: Put the dice in the Easter egg and shake. Write out the addition problems and solve. (I did this with my five year old, but you could modify for younger children. For example, just have them write the number or draw "three" circles. Or even just have them identify the number. For more advancement, you could do subtraction or add a third dice.)
8. Marshmallow Easter Painting
Supplies Needed: Craft Paper, Paint, Marshmallow Eggs
Directions: Cut out eggs from the paper. Use marshmallow eggs to stamp onto the paper and let dry.
9. Easy To Make Easter Cross
Directions: Make a cross out of masking tape on the paper/canvas. Have the child paint the whole paper/canvas. When the paint it dry, remove the masking tape.
10. Fancy Eggs
Supplies: Wood or cardboard eggs, paint, glitter, jewels, ribbon & glue. If you have an empty egg carton, it's a fun way to display them!
Directions: Have the child paint the eggs. While the paint it wet, sprinkle on glitter. Once the eggs are dry, glue on ribbon, jewels, etc. Display in egg carton.
11. Wooden Spoon Chicks
Supplies: Wooden spoon, yellow paint, yellow feathers, google eyes, glue & marker
Directions: Have child paint the wooden spoon yellow. When the paint dries, glue on the feathers & google eyes. Last, use marker to draw a beak. My kids like to use these as puppets!
12. Make Your Own Centerpiece
Supplies: Foam rectangle, popsicle sticks, glue, Easter grass, flower stickers, egg & bunny sticks (see picture), & paint
Directions: Start by gluing the popsicle sticks around the foam rectangle to make it look like a fence. Have the child paint all of the egg & bunny sticks. Have them stick some flower stickers on extra popsicle sticks. When everything is dry, have them stick the eggs, bunnies & flowers into the foam. Top with Easter grass!
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