How to make the most popular Easter activities and fun crafts for kids this Spring.  These pictured tutorials teach you how to make yummy Easter food, free printables, Easter treats, cakes and cupcakes.   You'll have tons of fun this Easter and not lack great ideas with all of these amazing tutorials!  {{score}}

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Easter Activities

Easter Activities

1.  Some Bunny Loves You ~ One of my kids favorite traditions is “boo”ing at Halloween- (dropping treats at someone’s door, ringing the bell and running away without getting caught.) I love that they are so excited to do something kind for someone else without getting any recognition for it. It’s at totally selfless act. I thought that this would be a great activity for Easter.

Easter Activities

2.  Easter & Springtime Time Paper Doll {free printable} ~ Look at this paper doll design just for Easter and the Spring time {{LOVE!}} This complete Easter and Spring time Paper Doll Printable Set features a garden collection for the “Little Laurie” paper doll.

Easter Activities

3.  Bunny Houses {Easter Activity} ~ Building yummy houses is not just for Christmas anymore! This post features the clever idea to have your kids decorate bunny houses! Instead of gingerbread, use sugar cookies and then icing and candy to decorate! Festive and fun!

Easter Activity

4.  Easter Bunny Photo Props {Easter Pictures} ~ This free printable easter bunny photo props are a fun addition to your Easter pictures.  Give little ones something to keep their hands busy and create cute keepsake photos of your little Easter bunnies this year.  They are also great party favors for all ages at your Easter brunch. Easter Activities 5.  Easter Egg Lunch Hunt {Easter Games} ~ Here is a super fun way to serve lunch on or around easter! All you need is plastic eggs and your lunch ingredients! A fun way to get even the pickiest of eaters to enjoy lunch!

Easter Food and Recipes

Easter Recipe

6.  Bunny Butt Breakfast ~ This is a fun and easy breakfast to make the kids for Easter.  Or the day after Easter, since the bunny’s outta here! {chuckle}.  Plus, who wouldn’t love a giant chocolate pancake?

Easter Recipes

7.  Bacon Wrapped Green Bean Bundles {Easter Menu} ~ If you are looking for a new side to spice up your traditional Easter dinner, check out these delicious bacon wrapped green bean bundles.  Even the guests at the kids table won’t be able to resist eating their veggies when they are wrapped in the magic of bacon.

Easter Recipe

8.  Cajun Glazed Ham {Easter Dinner} ~ It is pretty traditional to serve ham for Easter dinner, but why not add a little spice to your tradition.  Cajun spice.  This delicious Cajun Glazed ham is a great way to put a new spin on your favorite Easter food.

Easter Recipe

9.  Pineapple Spoonbread {Easter Recipes} ~ This yummy casserole is the perfect side dish to serve with your Easter Ham.  It doesn’t matter if you are having Easter dinner at your place or if you are just brining a side to your traditional Easter family gathering, this pineapple spoonbread will be a hit. Easter Food & Recipes 10.  Bunny Scones {Easter Recipe} ~ These Easter bunny shaped scones are a great addition to your Easter brunch.  The recipe is simple and delicious and they would be perfect brunch fair even without their festive bunny shape.

Easter Treats

How to make Easter treats and yummy recipes to make your family Easter dinner a success. 11.   Peep Cupcake Push Pops {Easter Ideas} ~ What a fun and colorful way to combine peeps, cupcakes and push pops! 12.  Easter Peep S’Mores {Easter Dessert} ~ Make the traditional s’mores Easter themed by replacing plain marshmallows with your favorite marshmallow Easter treat.

Easter Cookies

How to make Easter cookies with pictured instructions and recipes. Easter Cookies 13.  Bunny and Lamb Easter Sugar Cookies {How-To} ~ These springtime cookies are so adorable.  She shows you how to decorate your own little flock, and also has some great tips and suggestions in her comments for how to freeze and re-use leftover royal icing. Easter Cookies 14.  Bird’s Nest Cookies {Easy & Kids Friendly} - Spring is already here!  Can you believe it?!  These adorable no bake Bird’s Nest Cookies will be a fun project to enlist your child’s help with.  All you need is 3 ingredients.

Easter Cupcake Ideas

Easter Cupcakes

15.  Easter Chic Cupcakes ~ Easter cupcakes with cookie toppers that look like CUTE CHICKS!  Fun to make with the kids and they can enjoy 2 treats…cupcakes AND cookies! Easter Cupcakes 16.  Edible Easter Basket Cupcakes ~ What’s better than an Easter basket filled with yummy things to eat?  An Easter basket that IS a yummy thing to eat.  These are super cute and sure to be super delicious too – a fun treat for the kids to help make and give to their friends. Easter Cupcake 17.  Banana Cupcakes as a Nest {recipe} ~ Darling banana cupcakes all decorated for Easter as a nest with little candy eggs.

Easter Cakes

How to make delicious and adorable Easter cakes, cupcakes, and desserts. Easter Cakes 18.  Easter Basket Kit Kat Cake ~ Find out how to make an Easy and cute Easter Basket Kit Kat Cake with this tutorial. Use boxed cake mix, frosting, Kit Kats and candy. Easter Cakes 19.  Jelly Bean Carrot Cake  ~ This adorable jelly bean covered carrot is actually a cake.  And it is the cutest Easter dessert for your family.  You can get the printable instructions HERE. Easter Cakes 20.  Polka Dot Easter Egg Cake ~ This little Easter cake is adorable, and looks so fun to make.  The kids could easily help with the white chocolate polka dots.  Plus, this fab dessert can double as the centerpiece for an Easter gathering. Easter Cake 21.  Easter Bunny Cake  ~ Easy to make and almost too cute to eat, this Easter Bunny cake is a fun treat to celebrate the special day.

Crafts For Kids

Crafts for Kids

22.  Easter Egg Geodes {Easter Ideas} ~ This fun Easter egg project can double as an art project and a science experiment.  Turn your hollowed out Easter eggs into crystal geodes that are not only interesting but beautiful.  Melissa’s Easter egg geode tutorial will walk you through how to make your own with your kids.

Kids Easter Crafts

23.  Marshmallow Easter Eggs {Kids Easter Crafts} ~ Your kids will love making these fun Easter eggs with colorful marshmallows.  They will love snacking on the colorful marshmallows too.  You can even have them practice drawing lines  and using glue in this fun Kids Easter crafts.

Easter Crafts for Kids

24.  Homemade Playdoh Filled Easter Eggs {Easy Crafts} ~ These pretty little Easter eggs filled with homemade Playdoh are perfect for an Easter egg hunt where guests may not be able to eats sweets. Children will love being able to take home a treat they can play with day after day, and you’ll love how inexpensive homemade Playdoh is to make. You can’t find candy this cheap!

Easter Crafts for Kids

25.  Paper Plate Easter Bunny {Easy Craft} ~ This easy craft is a versatile craft perfect for a rainy spring day at home, a preschool class party, on Sunday school Easter celebration. Preschoolers will adore their little bunny they made by themselves to celebrate this loved holiday.

Easter Activities

26.  Origami Easter Bunny {Easter Activities} ~ Keep the older kids busy making these cute origami bunnies, or create them ahead of time, fill with candy, and use as party favors.

Easter Crafts for Kids

27.  Paper Bunny Masks {Easter Crafts} ~ Set up a craft table at your Easter party and let everyone create their own paper bunny masks.

Easter Crafts for Kids

28.  Cardboard Tube Easter Bunnies {Easter Crafts for Kids} ~ Cute little Easter bunnies as colorful as jelly beans.  Your little ones will have fun making them and you will too.  Make an entire family and use them as a centerpiece for the kids table this Easter.

Easter Printables

Easter Printables 29.  Bunny Bait Treat and Printable {Edible Easter Gift} ~ Here is a cleverly silly Easter gift perfect for your kids to hand out to their friends! Made simple with the printable topper! All you have to do is find the clear bags and candy. Easy to put together, super fun to give out! Easter Cupcakes 30.  Easter Cupcake Toppers & Baskets ~ Here are some darling chevron striped cupcake toppers and wrappers that look like little Easter basket.  You can print them in yellow, blue, and pink.

Easter Printables

31.  Printable Easter Flags ~ These flags are great for adding an extra little detail to you Easter items. Use them on straws, gumball tubes, cupcake toppers and more.

Easter Printable

32.  Lollipop Seed Packet Printable ~ Perfect for Easter or May Day, you can fill this little seed packet with jellybeans.  Have the kids put them into a pot and the next day, it will have magically grown into a lollipop.  {wink}

Easter Printables

33.  Easter Carrot Boxes {Easter Printables} ~ Hide treats for your kiddos or give Easter gifts to your friends and neighbors in these fun carrot boxes.  The free printable template will allow you to turn any fun paper into the perfect Easter carrot box.  Fill them with your favorite Easter treats and stash them around the house for your little Easter bunnies to find.

Easter Printable

34.  Printable Easter Egg Banner ~ Print and cut out these colorful easter eggs.  Then string them together for a festive garland, or hang them from a branch and use it as a centerpiece.  This link also has some fun easter coloring pages and kids activities.

Easter Printable

35.  Easter Activity Page {Easter Activities} ~ This fun Easter maze is a great activity to keep the little ones entertained at brunch.  You can also print out lots of fun games and hide them in their Easter baskets or tucked inside Easter eggs instead of sugar treats.

Easter Printable Game

36.  Easter Bingo ~ Here is a fun activity you can do as a family, Easter Sunday, or an Easter Party.

Easter Bunnies

Easter Bunny Cake 37.  Easter Bunny Cake Pops {Easter Bunny} ~ Bakerella walks you through her latest cute cake pop creation, this time a bunny just in time for Easter.  These cute Easter bunny cake pops will be enjoyed by guests young and old at your Easter celebration. Easter Cakes 38.  Donut Easter Bunny ~ A sweet little Easter Bunny made from powdered donuts. Easter Cupcakes 39.  Bunny Cupcakes ~ Adorable Easter bunny cupcakes that have fondant ears and M&M noses.

Easter Bunny

40.  Marshmallow Bunny Silhouettes {Easter Treats} ~ These little bunny treats are adorable! Who could believe that they are made from Nilla Wafers, melted chocolate and marshmallows. Use this awesome tutorial to make a batch, or two to serve at your Easter get together! Easter Cookies 41.  Easter Bunny Macaroons ~ These little bunnies would be a darling addition to any Easter basket, and are sure to taste better than the nasty old Peeps.  And I dare say, they may even look cuter from the back side {giggle}. Easter Cookies 42.  How to Make a Bunny Cookie Lolly {recipe how to} ~ They can be made in other colors than brown and I think that they would work just as good for a bunny themed baby shower, beside being a sweet Easter treat.

Easter Art

Easter Bunny Canvas 43.  Easter Bunny Canvas ~ A bunny butt has never looked cuter!  I absolutely adore the yarn pom pom bunny tail addition to the bunny silhouette!  This Silhouette project is sure to put you in the Easter and Spring decorating mood.

Easter Art

44.  Easter Egg Wall ArtWouldn’t this darling project be a fab Easter gift for a teacher?  Or neighbor?  Or youth leader?  Or…you get it.  Round up your bright paper scraps and turn them into something beautiful.  I love the pop of glitter on a few of the eggs.

Easter Art

45.  Easter Thumbprint Art {Easter Craft For Kids} ~ Easter thumbprint art is a fun craft for kids of all ages.  Make them now and display them or use them as a fun craft to keep them busy during Easter brunch.  Make it a family tradition and you can compare their thumbprints as they grow.

Easter Art

46.  Easter Subway Art {free printable} ~ This cute printable is a great free way to add some holiday flair to the house this Spring.  The gray background would look fabulous in a chic white frame.

Easter Art

47.  Easter Printable Art {free printables} ~ Print and frame these adorable Easter printables.  There are several choices and colors to choose from.

Easy Easter Crafts

Paint Chip Eggs 48.  Paint Chip Eggs ~ Check out this bowl of eye candy!  You can make your own ombre eggs from paint swatches.  They would also be darling strung together for a garland.

Easy Easter Crafts

49.  DIY Easter Bunny Lantern {Easter Ideas} ~ This fun bunny lantern is the perfect centerpiece for the kids table at Easter brunch or Easter dinner.  This fun little guy is made with a store bought paper lantern and some foam.  It would even be a fun project for the kids to work on when they are done eating but still have to wait for the Easter egg hunt to begin.

Easy Easter Craft

50.  Marshmallow Bunny Plushie {Easy Craft} ~ Whether you love or detest marshmallow peeps, you’ll adore this project. These marshmallow bunny plushies are not only an easy craft to make, but they make a wonderful alternative to Easter candy in an Easter basket. Make a set of these bunnies to add to your Easter decor as well.

Easter Crafts

51.  Easter Candy Topiary {Craft How-To} ~ Candy is always in abundance at Easter.  Luckily, it is as cute for decorating as it is yummy for eating.  These cute speckled jelly beans make a beautiful Easter topiary.  Pick the candy of your choice and glue it down quickly before it gets eaten.

Easy Easter Craft

52.  Papier-Mache Easter Eggs {Craft Ideas} ~ Here is a fun craft ideas your children are sure to love this Easter. The egg can hold a surprising amount of candy and the tissue paper seems to e a delicate making for a delightfully heavy and yet fragile object, much like real egg. Also like a real egg you have to break the shell to get at what’s inside. Children love things they have to destroy to open.

Easter Count Down Tutorials

Easter Count Down Tutorials

53.  Easter Advent Calendar ~ You can make these cute little felt eggs into a fun advent calendar to help the kiddos countdown the week before Easter.  You could place little treats or scriptures in the pocket of each egg.  The tutorial includes a free printable pattern.

Easter Count Down

54.  Countdown To Easter Activity CardsThese little cards will help you remember the true meaning of Easter.  Wrap them up and hand out to friends at church, or challenge the kiddos to complete each card at least once before Easter arrives.

Easter Countdown

55.  Bunny Kisses Countdown Calendar {Easter Fun} ~ A sweet decoration or a fun count down calendar, either way these yummy chocolate Bunny Kisses won’t last long in your house.  If you have a Silhouette, you can also download the files for this project for free.

Easter Sunday Tables

Easter Sunday Table

56.  Easter in a Cup {Easter Decorations} ~ Make a quick and inexpensive Easter decoration from a mug and some fun Spring items.  These beautiful Spring nest candle holders make a gorgeous centerpiece for your table.  Perfect for Easter brunch or even to keep out all Spring long.

Easter Sunday Table

57.  Pottery Barn Easter Eggs {Spring DIY} ~ Mary loved the gorgeous Pottery barn Spring display, but the pieces together cost almost $200.  She took the inspiration from the magazine, DIYed a few of the pieces, and created her own DIY Spring Decor for $23!  Almost 1/5 of the cost.  You can see how she created the Easter egg ornaments and the rest of the centerpiece on her blog. Easter Treats for Kids 58.  Baa Baa Black and White Sheep Treats {recipe how to} ~ Make your own adorable sheep for Easter baskets or a children’s table.

Easter Sunday Table

59.  How to Make Bird’s Nest Napkin Rings ~ Learn how to create your own adorable Easter or Spring napkin rings for just $5.

Easter Sunday Table

60.  Decorating the Easter Table {tutorial} ~ I had so much fun putting my Easter table together this year and it all came together in the end!  Here are the tutorials on how to make all of these details for your own fabulous Easter Sunday dinner. Cute over-the-chair Easter bags {sew} 61.  Cute over-the-chair Easter bags {sew} ~ This was super easy, cheap and fast. Even if you don’t have the animal shaped place mats, these would still be easy to make.

Homemade Easter Baskets

How to make homemade Easter baskets with free templates and printable patterns.

Homemade Easter Basket

62.  DIY Grocery Bag Basket {Recycled Craft}For Easter or for any time of the year, this recycled basket is a great use for your grocery bags. Not only is this frugal recycled craft perfect for Easter or gifts, but children will love this basket for picnic with their friends.

Easter Basket

63.  DIY Stuffed Animal Easter Baskets {Holiday Craft Tutorial} ~ Turn an Easter stuffed animal into a special Easter basket that your little ones will love.

Easter Basket

64.  Easter Bunny Basket {Crafts} ~ Create an adorable  Easter basket for under $5.  Kiki has a free pattern that you can use to create this cute little bunny, complete with a pom pom tail.

Easter Basket

65.  Canvas Bunny Easter Baskets {sew} ~ With ears that can be bent and shaped, rick-rack “whiskers” and fluffy little tails, these buckets are sure to be a hit with even the Easter bunny himself! Fabric Easter Basket Tutorial 66.  Fabric Easter Basket Tutorial ~ This little fabric basket could be useful and charming year-round, but it’s perfect at Easter and is happiest when filled with candy.

Easter Edible Presents

How to make Easter edible presents to gift to your neighbors, friends, and family this Easter Sunday.

Easter Edible Presents

67.  Duck and Bunny Pretzels ~ These little sweet and salty treats would be a perfect party favor, wrapped in a festive spring goodie bag.  Or take them to church to pass out to friends on Easter Sunday. Easter Edible Gifts 68.  Bunny Bait Snack Mix {Recipe} ~ Quick and easy Easter party mix with free printable.  This would be perfect to pass out to classmates or friends, or just make a big batch to set out for the Easter bunny.  {Wink}  Hop on over to see the full tutorial and you can leave her a comment or email if you would like the tags. Thanks Ladies! I just adore these ideas! Feel free to grab my “I was featured on Tip Junkie” blog button. You earned it! {knuckle bumps}

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