Each child can create their very own Easter egg basket! You’ll need some paper plates, shredded paper, paper strips and Easter treats of your choice.
Aubin Grove Playgroup
Using hard boiled eggs, use food dye to colour the eggs! To make patterns, use rubber bands to wrap around the shell or draw on the shell with wax crayons (the dye will dye the egg but the wax drawings will stand out).
Photo: Dee Taaffe
We love this idea! Using our playdough recipe, reduce the flour by 1/4 cup and then add in 1/2 cocoa powder. Smells wonderful – enjoy!
This is a really great craft for toddlers. Simply cut out an Easter egg shape from paper or card and let the kids decorate it! You can use things like cookie cutters, toilet paper rolls or finger paints. You can even cover the cut out with glue and get young ones to decorate with tissue paper or items from the garden.
Using egg cartons and whatever crafts you have on hand, get the little ones to decorate their very own baskets!
Always a favourite with the little ones! And a great little treat for after as well. Let the kids have fun decorating their own biscuits with icing and whatever toppings you like! Smarties, M&Ms, lollies, marshmallows etc. always work a treat. Capel Playgroup’s creations below are great!
How about making and decorating bunny ears? Similar to Easter egg cutouts, you can get as creative as you like! Tissue paper, sequins, card, biodegradable coloured packing peanuts, pom poms are great options.
These are gorgeous to display around your playgroup or at home! Using clear contact paper and card to make the egg shape you can then let the kids have fun decorating with tissue paper, lace and whatever else you like!
This idea looks like so much fun! Children can make up a bag of bunny food especially for the Easter bunny. Check out how Harvey Playgroup did it.
This is a fun way to recycle your egg cartons. Kids can paint and decorate their egg cartons which they can then use for their egg hunts! Great idea from Kelmscott Playgroup.
Sensory play is always fun because you adapt it to suit all types of themes! Perenjori Playgroup and Harvest Lake Playgroup made these awesome colourful rice trays and filled it with Easter themed goodies!
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