Egg-cellent Easter crafts and recipes
Get creative this Easter with these egg-cellent crafts and activities you can try with your kids! We have put together a few easy DIY crafts and recipes for the family to choose from. The Easter Bunny is sure to approve!
Kids Easter basket
An important part of an Easter egg hunt is, of course, something to carry your eggs in. Here is a fun Easter basket to get your little one enjoy collecting the Easter treats.
(1)An empty plastic can (2)An outline of your kids favourite cartoon character (3)Construction paper (4)String for basket handle (5)Coloured foam, stickers, beads to decorate (6)Craft glue (7)A hole punch (8)Cutter/Scissors
Cut the can - Start out by cutting out the top of the can using an outline of your kid’s favourite character on the can. Simply use a cutter and go back around with scissors to smooth it out.
Handle - Use string or ribbons to be used as a basket handle. Punch two holes on the sides and tie or fix the string into them according to the length your child prefers.
Add stick ons – Add on large googly eyes using colored foam or easy stick ons. Cut the ears out of construction paper and stick a cute, glittery pom pom for the tail.
Decorate – Cover the Easter basket all over with glitter dots. Fill a bowl with some glue to make it easier for your kid to dip them in and stick around the rest of the can. Go ahead and embellish them your own creativity way with any fun thing that you like.
Easter bunny mask
Imaginative play is one of the best parts of childhood. So bring your children’s favourite Easter bunny to life with this fun bunny mask-craft project.
(1)White and pink card paper (2)Glue- stick (3)Hole punch (4)Cello tape (5)2 pieces of ribbon
Firstly, draw an outline of a rabbit mask onto a white card paper.
Secondly, cut out the mask with eye holes to see through.
Thirdly, draw the inside of rabbit ears on pink coloured paper, cut out and glue to mask.
Lastly, punch holes in either side of the mask. Thread ribbon through hole and tie a knot to secure.
Glitter Easter eggs
Need a little more sparkle in your Easter egg hunt? Consider making gorgeous glitter Easter eggs. Simply made by coating your eggs with glue and giving them a healthy dusting of sparkle and shine, this crafty Easter project is bound to liven up the kids Easter hunt at home or school. Not to mention make it a lot easier and fun for the kids to find the eggs!
Easter egg appetizer
These delectable devilled eggs are a savory combination of cream cheese, onion and ham, topped with bread crumbs, for the perfect start to your Easter menu or any springtime celebrations which kids will love to prepare as well as relish.
(1) 4 eggs (2) 2 tablespoons cream cheese (3) 2 tablespoons chopped onion (4) 2 tablespoons diced cooked ham (5) 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Cover and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool and peel. Cut eggs in half lengthwise and remove yolks.
In a small bowl, combine cream cheese, onion and ham until well mixed. Spoon mixture into eggs, covering tops. Place eggs in small baking dish. Spray with cooking spray and top with bread crumbs.
Bake in preheated oven 4 to 5 minutes, until golden and hot. Serve warm.
Ready In: 25 min Servings: 4
Chunky monkey shakes
Shakes are a great way to get the kiddos to drink their milk. Chocolate and banana is a combo that both kids and adults can\'t resist. Serve this with a thick straw so that they can slurp up all of the chunky chocolate pieces.
(1) 2 1/2 cups milk (2) 1/2 cup tablespoons chocolate syrup (3) 2 frozen bananas (4) 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
Place milk, chocolate syrup, bananas and semi-sweet chocolate into a blender. Blend until smooth (about 2 minutes). Pour into glasses and serve with a bendy straw.
For a healthier version, you can choose to swap the chocolate syrup and chocolate chips for some fresh berries to make a berry milkshake.
You can also choose to pour the berry mixture into Popsicle molds to make smoothie pops!
Ready in: 7 minutes Servings: 4 to 6