We’re behind on our Easter planning this year and were on the hunt for crafts that were easy and fun for kids and adults to do but beautiful enough to use as decorations….we hit the jackpot.
We compiled a list of the absolute best gorgeous Easter decoration crafts that kids can help you make or make on their own.
They save time, money, and keep the kids entertained all while preparing your home for the big Easter feast.
We look forward to sporting these at our Easter dinner and we hope you do too.
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Table Setting Ideas
We loved setting the table when we were little and our niece and nephew do too. This table setting idea makes an easy and elegant Easter table setting that highlights the kids beautiful dyed Easter eggs-Eggs and grass in a Champagne or Martini Glass.
small flower pot + moss/grass + an egg = a rustic look the kids can help you with. Try this easy farmhouse style place setting idea.
This rustic crucifix centerpiece (From Pinterest) would look amazing on any table and is a great craft to do for Good Friday. Just collect some sticks, fasten them in a cross with some twine or wire and insert them in a box of plants or grass.
The tiered Easter egg display above is easy to DIY, just stack cake stands, cups, or vases with plates and add grass/moss, lights, and eggs.
How about this easy Easter tablesetting hack for utensils?! Get the tutorial here.
Easy Sea Glass Mason Jar idea the kids can do. We heard Mod Podge works better.
You can do the same to virtually anything glass using Mod Podge, and food coloring. Paint it on layer by layer. This photo was found on Pinterest via DumpADay.com
Jelly Bean Jewelry
If you don’t want to decorate your Easter table with Peeps and Jelly Beans why not decorate the kids in these DIY Peeps and Jelly Beans Bracelet and Necklace
Here is another great tutorial for Easy Jelly Belly bracelets the kids will love using Jelly Bellies. Would also make great gifts.
These are easy to make and such a great idea, I had to include another tutorial for a Jelly Belly Bean Easter necklace.
Pom Pom Bunnies And Animals
If you don’t know what Pom Poms are or how to make them here is a tutorial that’ll teach you about these fluffy balls and give you all of the different methods for making them.
Easy Easter Bunny Flower Pot and Cups
In mere minutes you can transform an old flower pot into a flower pot bunny! This is one of the top Pinterest craft and decor ideas this Easter.
This easy to make kids craft would make the perfect eye catching party favor for each guest at your Easter dinner table! You can use foam or paper cups and card stock and virtually anything to make the eyes and nose. Get the tutorial here!
Stained Glass Kids Craft Decor
This quick and easy stain glass cross craft is the perfect idea for the home or classroom. You can use contact or wax paper, tissue paper, construction paper and a scissors. Find the full tutorial here.
These beautiful sun catchers require glue, sharpies, and repurposed plastic. They give a reflection when light hits that’s sure to illuminate your rooms. Get the full tutorial here
Easter Egg Topiaries
These Easter Egg Cone Topiaries can be easily made with a glue gun, cardstock for the cone, and foam or plastic eggs covered in glitter. You may want to reserve this for kids who can use a hot glue gun. They’d make a great table or mantel decor idea.
You can put them in a flower pot to make these adorable Potted Egg Topiary Trees.
You can easily make a larger Easter Egg Topiary Tree out of floral foam and a flower pot for indoor or outdoor! Get the easy to follow tutorial here.
Use these Easy DIY Rustic String Eggs for your egg Topiary Tree for a Farm House look or display them in a basket or jar.
These glamorous sequin push pin styrofoam eggs can also be a great addition to your egg topiary or table.
Make these Easter egg painted rocks using puff paint or Sharpies. View the tutorial here at Color Made Happy
This garland is a very easy and versatile Easter Decoration using twine and plastic dollar store Easter eggs that you can use both indoor and outdoor. The picture is courtesy of Honey and Fitz but you can find an excellent tutorial here.
You can use the garland as outdoor decor for an Easter tree.
Easter Egg Lights
You can also use plastic Easter Eggs to make your own Easter Egg Lights for indoor and outdoor decorating. This may not be good for the tiny little ones to do but they’ll definitely enjoy the final result.
You can also use dollar store plastic eggs and have kids place battery operated votive candles inside OR…
put Glow sticks inside of them for indoor and outdoor use!
If you need a place to hang all of the egg garland, lights, and eggs you made above, have the kids look for tree branches for an Easter tree! You can make it large like the one pictured above or small enough to put in a table top vase.
Use a tree branch or even pussy willows to decorate with either of the following:
- little chicks
- pom poms
or anything you want.
Don’t forget you can also paint the branch white!
These easy DIY salt dough eggs for kids or kids at heart would be perfect to hang from your Easter tree or make into a garland.
Make cheap and easy string eggs to hang on your Easter tree. You could even fill the eggs with candy. Get the tutorial here.
Make a small table top tree using a mason jar and plastic eggs to hold your tree branch in place. Source.
For outdoor decor have the kids pick out an Easter tree in your yard to decorate! SOURCE IDEA HERE
Candy and Egg Bouquets
Put the kids to work making an Easy Peeps Bouquet everyone can eat after dinner using Peeps, sticks, Jelly Beans, and a vase.
You could even use this easy Jelly Bean Vase Hack for your Easter tree. Put a plastic cup, toilet paper roll, or drinking glass inside your vase or jar and arrange the eggs around it.
How gorgeous is this tall candy vase bouquet? The grass underneath is a great way to display eggs.
This vase decor idea uses the same concept. Click here for the full tutorial.
Here is another version using a potted plant inside of a larger round vase.
Here are more Peep and potted plant decor ideas that kids and adults will both love.
You can use real or plastic eggs to make a gorgeous vase for your arrangement like the one above.
These glitter eggs are a bit messy to make but well worth it. They’d look adorable in a vase.
If you don’t want to deal with flower arrangements, just display your eggs or candy in glass jars like the beautiful apothecary jar table setting above.
Easter Egg Bouquet
This Easter hack is GENIUS! It’s too quick and easy not to do. Just grab a pipe cleaner and loop it through the two holes at the bottom of a plastic Easter egg! You can use it for gifts, candy, or a bouquet! Get the tutorial here!
Making a bouquet of Easter eggs, like the one above, is super easy if you have skewers. Just poke the skewers through the holes already at the top of the eggs. Get the tutorial here.
Pinecones aren’t only for winter anymore. This is such an easy idea that looks beautiful on a table. All you need is acrylic paint and pinecones. We have so many pinecones from Christmas, we can’t wait to try this. Get the tutorial here (it made Women’s World Magazine).
This light weight and ethereal looking wreath can be made with string, glue, and balloons. Get the tutorial here.
Put the kids to work making easy egg wreaths that are beautiful enough to hang up from items you have lying around the home. Get the tutorial here.
This plastic Easter egg wreath can be made in 10 minutes using dollar store items! You can also add plastic grass for an added touch. Get the tutorial here.
Make a wreath out of pom pom bunnies and chicks. Get the inspiration here.
Two 6 ft boas, bunny ears head band, and a styrofoam circle is what it took to make this bunny wreath. See it here on Pinterest.
Easter Wine Glass Votives
Grab an old wine glass, paint the inside, and draw a face with the Sharpie, instant centerpiece. Chick Photo Source Bienz Craft Boutique on Etsy
Easiest Easter Centerpiece idea is to turn over your wine glasses and place grass, candy, or festive trinkets underneath and a votive on stem! Both photos were found on Pinterest.com
Easter Chandelier Decor
Don’t forget the Chandelier! Get the tutorial here!
Easter in a Jar and other Easter Basket Alternatives
What a great Easter basket alternative! Get a mason jar or any jar and fill it with grass and Easter candy for the kids or even a centerpiece. Tutorial for top photo here, Tutorial for bottom photo here.
Instead of placing the bunny in the jar you can place it on top! Photo source.
These vases on a pedestal are easy and cheap to make but are striking filled with candy. Get the tutorial here.
Welcome Peeps into your home with this Farmhouse style wood sign for your front door! You can find it here on etsy or try to recreate it yourself!
You can make large peeps out of thin wood board or cardboard. SOURCE
We never knew elegant Easter decorations could be so easy. By just using items we already have, we’re keeping the kids entertained and the adults happy. Keep checking back, we’ll definitely add to this list if we find any other noteworthy ideas.
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