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Easter Egg Carton Chicks

Here’s a fun and simple Easter craft that you can do with the little ones, thanks to Paper, Plate and Plane.  Repurpose those egg cartons to make these cute candy-filled chicks. You will need scissors, glue, and the following: a. Egg carton b. Yellow paint and black marker c. Yellow and orange card stock To make each chick: 1. Cut two egg carton cups.  Glue a 1/2″ x 1-3/4″ piece of paper to each half, actin ...

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String Easter Eggs

For Easter...It will drive people crazy wondering how you got the treats inside! Thanks to Chrys on instructables !!! Material: Small water balloons (I was lucky to find balloons that were roughly the same size and shape as real eggs) Crochet thread/ embroidery thread/ yarn/string etc. Chocolate, small toys or trinkets to place inside eggs Equal parts granulated sugar and water Tools: Pin, fine scissors and ...

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Bunny Pops

Happy Easter everyone! Here is yet another post I should have posted ages ago. I'm sneaking it in just in the nick of time. These were really simple to make and the kiddos loved them. OK, I loved them too! I wanted the bunnies to be brown, but didn't really want to dip them all in chocolate. I thought using cocoa krispies should solve that issue, and it did. Plus it made them a little friendly for your wais ...

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Easter Egg Biscuits

Easter is the perfect time to indulge in some baking. Try these easy sugar bikkies from Essential Kids for the children to decorate. Ingredients 2 cups plain flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 125g unsalted butter at room temperature 1 cup castor sugar 1 large egg 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tsp sugar, extra, to decorate (optional) Icing 500g pure icing sugar 2 egg whites 2-3 tsp lemon juice Food colourin ...

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Paper Plate Footprint Bunny

These incredibly simple creations will make for loads of fun for the children this Easter!!! Thanks for the idea Fun Hand Print Art . We made these darling paper plate footprint bunnies as an Easter craft this past weekend. I love the way that they turned out!!! My son was excited to see the final result too- he exclaimed a big "Oooooh!" when I showed him his! The kiddos painted 2 paper plates each: 1 regul ...

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Tissue Easter Chicks

Supplies needed: small canvas (I bought mine at a dollar store) paint (pink and orange) tissue paper (yellow or orange) paper scraps (yellow and orange) googly eyes masking tape  Using masking tape, tape off lines on the canvas. I used a piece of masking tape as a spacer. Then we squeezed some pink and orange paint onto a piece of tinfoil. I added a bit of white paint to each colour to make them a little li ...

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Crepe Paper Easter Creations

Beautiful and durable, crepe paper lends itself to countless applications. In fact, a strip of crepe paper conforms perfectly to an egg's shape. Glue bands of it to a bunch of eggs, affix tiny crepe blooms, and pile them in a bowl for a simple, elegant display. You also can use the paper to create lifelike flowers with egg centers. Or add crepe ears to an egg and watch it turn into a bunny. Even leftover eg ...

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DIY Pom Pom Easter Chicks

Thanks to Babbycino Kids for this cute idea!!   I remember making little chicks like these as a child! The idea is simple: make two pom-poms of different sizes, one forming the body and one the head, and sew them together. Do you recall how to make pom-poms? Cut out two rings from thin cardboard: a big circle (about 8,5 or 3 1/2″ Ø) with a smaller circle (1,5 cm or 1/4″ Ø) cut out from the middle. To m ...

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Chocolate Hot Cross Buns Recipe

Ingredients: 600g plain flour 2 tsp dry yeast 60g brown sugar 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp mixed spice 1/4 cup cocoa 2 tsp salt 2 eggs 250ml milk, lukewarm 2 tbsp orange marmalade, chopped 40g unsalted butter, softened ½ cup currants ½ cup small chocolate chips or chopped chocolate buttons 1 tbsp mixed peel, optional Crosses Plain flour Water Glaze   Method:  Mix together the flour, yeast, sugar, cinnamon, mix ...

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Easy Treats for Easter

A new take on a spring tradition, these mini baskets are fun for kids — and they add a bright touch to your table. Thanks for the great idea Delish.com   To make them: Fill ice cream cones with jelly beans. With a small knife, carefully cut two holes into the sides of each cone. Tuck either end of an apple licorice stick into the holes to serve as an edible handle. ...

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