Easter Crafts to Fill Your Time

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Well, my friends Easter is coming! We are all well aware that Easter is looking to be a little bit different this year, but that doesn't mean that it is not going to be celebrated! Easter happens to be one of my family’s favorite holidays, so we really love to celebrate it. To top it off, we have 3 birthdays that fall in the span of 3 weeks during April and May, so we occasionally have Easter birthdays as well, which always makes it more fun. As a matter of fact, last year Easter actually fell on my daughter’s birthday, and it was so much fun!

Now the question becomes, what the heck will we do for Easter this year? Thanks to social distancing and shelter in place directives, getting together for the holiday with friends and family is a no-go. You better bet that we will still be celebrating though! We will be doing fun Easter Crafts, putting together Easter decor and having a yummy Easter brunch with just us.

Because two of my kids are older (13 and 15), and one is a toddler, I don’t think we will do an Easter Egg Hunt this year as the toddler really has no clue what it’s all about and my big kids don’t really want to hunt down eggs. We will do Easter Baskets, but mostly, this year is going to be a good reminder to just simply spend time with each other and that is okay! I’m actually really looking forward to it.

Because we are trying all that we can to get outside and spend time in our yard, I think we will definitely be doing some of these awesome crafts that we have here at Sassafras that are great for spring and perfect for Easter projects!

Here are a couple of my favorites:

  • paint your own garden bunny - hop, hop, hop! our garden bunny will make any garden very hoppy! bunny includes paintbrush & 8 pastel paints. bunny is 7" tall.
  • paint your own garden fairy - most garden fairies are invisible, but not this one! girls will love making her beautiful with the enclosed paints, then placing her in the garden for good luck. kit includes ceramic fairy, 4 non toxic paints and a brush. fairy measure 6" tall.
  • paint your own fairy garden set - decorate these fairies then tuck them in your garden so they can folic under the flowers by night! includes: 2 fairies, fairy house, paintbrush & 6 paints.
  • paint your own garden gnome - gnomes are thought to bring good luck to your garden. these gnomes are especially lucky because they will be painted by a very special child! gnome include paintbrush & 8 paints. gift boxed.
  • paint your own garden owl - whooo wants to paint? this owl is not only a hoot for the garden, but is so much fun to paint. owl include paintbrush & 8 paints. gift boxed.
  • paint your own terrarium - this terrarium or greenhouse is a great way for kids to learn about planting and caring for plants. the wooden back panel is removable so you can create a colorful background for your garden as well as the other wood surfaces. complete instructions and gardening tips included. terrarium includes: paintbrush, 8 paints and instructions.

I’m a big fan of doing arts and crafts projects with my kids and have read in the past about how important arts and crafts are for a child’s development. This is why I always incorporate crafts into our holiday preparation, but this one is more so considering we can’t really leave home.

This is also the perfect time of year to start getting everyone working in the garden! If you are curious about gardening with your kiddos, check out this blog that we posted a while back: reasons why you should garden with your kids.

As always, be sure to check us out on Pinterest so you can stay on top of all of the fun ideas that we find for the upcoming seasons.