Easter crafts for kids make the holidays even more enjoyable when you spend time together doing your own activities.
Let's start by showing you all the methods you can use to make Easter egg decorating so much fun. You'll find out about:
And we'll finish by moving on to fun Easter bunnies for little ones and these wonderful homeschool rock bunnies painted by my daughter Catherine.
Easter egg decorating is great fun and we've got lots of easy ideas to make yours look beautiful.
In fact, I think they'll look so lovely you won't miss the chocolate!
I said we were starting easy didn't I?
You can buy wax eggs like this one together with the pens you need for decorating them.
If you ask some kids over as well you can make homeschool Easter crafts for kids fun for everyone.
Decorating eggs is fun if you draw an easy pattern on an egg before hard boiling.
Use a white wax crayon or a piece of candle for decorating - watch out not to press too hard!
So far we've used food coloring for decorating our homeschool Easter crafts for kids but it's nice to experiment with a fun and easy natural homeschool method of dyeing.
Marbling inks work well for decorating all sorts of objects - homemade marbled paper, plates and polystyrene cups - we've had homeschooling fun with all of them.
One of the easy ways to enjoy homeschooling Easter crafts for kids is decorating eggs with marbling.
You'll need marbling inks and plastic eggs. They are fairly easy to find from crafts suppliers.
Red Ted Art has a great post on how to blow eggs and make these candles. Great for Easter crafts for kids. Thanks to Becky for showing me this one!
Now you've been busy decorating all these beautiful eggs it seems a shame to waste them!
Kids love hunting Easter eggs and parties so why not combine the two?
To make things easy, you can use these printable Easter invites to make your kids party complete.
Find our how to make your own personalized Easter basket using paper mache!
You can get your kids to fill it with all their favorite things.
If you have an older child, I'm sure they'd love Easter crafts for kids when they can paint their own bunnies on a rock from the beach.
My daughter Catherine has painted these and the one above is actually a baby bunny which sits by its Mom.
You can see how to make your own rock painted bunny in this wonderful book by Lin Wellford:
Or you can try freestyle!
You can see more rock painting tips and ideas here.
And if you'd like to see more of my daughter Catherine's rock paintings, have a look at her shop Wild Art Treasures on Etsy.
Here are a few bunny ideas from my Courageous Homeschooling Facebook group.
And here are two lovely Easter bunnies in the shape of Samantha's daughters!
Don't they look sweet :)
It might be interesting to add in some fun history into your homeschool Easter crafts for kids activities and find out about the history of Easter egg decorating.
Wikipedia tells you how decorated Ostrich eggs have been dated from 60,000 years ago. Even the White House chooses decorated eggs from each State to display every Easter.
Easter crafts for kids are great for having fun over the holidays and I'm sure older kids will love to try out Easter bunny rock painting.