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Paper plate crafts are some of the schools favorites! They’re easy and inexpensive to boot. Here’s one for a cute rabbit. Use the Kraftykid paper plate bunny template and glue on the arms, ears, and feet, or for a bigger challenge, children can draw and make their own arms, legs, ect. and will make a good open ended art project.
• Kraftykid Bunny Paper Plate template
• Chenille Stems
1. Lay your project pieces on a clean flat work area.
2. Take one large paper plate and one small paper plate and glue them together on the edges (see illustrations). Let dry.
3. Print the Kraftykid Bunny Paper Plate template and cut out all pieces.
4. Follow the illustrations for placement. Glue down the construction paper shapes and let dry.
5. Take three pompons and two chenille stems and decorate your critter. Glue them in place and let dry.
6. Use scrap construction paper to create other accessories for your critter.
7. HELPFUL HINTS: When gluing down parts you may want to use a heavy book as a weight.
Bunnies have big ears and can hear lots of things. How good are our ears? What experiment can we try? How about an old fashioned walkie-talkie!
Supplies: 2 plastic disposable cups and a long piece of string
• Put the kids in partners
• Make a split in each cup and have the string through each one then knot.
• The kids should spread apart and talk to each other through their new walkie-talkie. While one is taking in the cup the other is listening!
These necklaces are great fun to make and it’s an easy craft for preschoolers and allows them to work on their motor skills. We made a cute little chick necklace in the spirit of Spring, but you could make them out of any type of shape. We’ll be making little white and black Scotties next month, so be on the lookout!
• Kraftykid little chick necklace template
• Hole puncher
• String or plastic cord
1. Print out the Kraftykid little chick necklace template.
2. Cut out the birds.
3. Punch holes using the hole puncher about 1 inch down from where the head meets the body.
4. Cut the straws into 1 to 1 ½ inch pieces.
5. Thread one piece of the straw onto the cord and tie into a knot to keep the string secure and the pieces don’t fall off.
6. Complete the necklace by threading, a bird, a piece of straw, a bird, straw, ect. until you complete the necklace.
7. Tie securely when finished. Cute, right?
This little yellow Easter chick handprint craft is just too cute! And movable too! We love handprint crafts so much that we try to include one each month. Parents and grandparents love to receive them as gifts and they make great keepsake gifts. The fact that this craft is movable, makes it great fun to play with too.
- 2 sheets of yellow construction paper
- 2 paper fasteners
- 2 large wiggley eyes
- White craft glue
- Trace child’s hands onto yellow construction paper and cut out.
- Print the Kraftykid Easter chick template and cut out the pieces.
- Position the wings (children’s handprints) on the oval with the fingers facing away from the body.
- Attach the wings to the body by pushing the fasteners through the construction paper. Hint: Poke a hole through the paper with a sharp pencil.
- Fold the diamond in half to create the beak and glue one side of the diamond to the oval so that the beak is three dimensional and can open and close.
- Glue wiggley eyes above the beak.
- Position the legs under the oval. When you have them where you want them, glue them in place.
- Glue the feet onto the legs.
Masks and headbands are some of our favorite crafts, because the kids get to make them and later wear them. This easy to make bunny rabbit ear headband is a perfect Easter craft to make, plus it’s a great excuse to have a party! Try these bunny ears on for size.
- Print the Kraftykid Bunny Ears template onto heavy cardstock.
- Cut the two strips at the bottom of the template and staple or tape together.
- Cut out both sets of the white ears and pink ears.
- Glue the pink ears inside the white ears.
- Glue the ears inside the band, positioning to fit behind the child’s head.
- Tape or staple the band to fit the child. Cut off any excess.
Everyone’s A Winner with this 4H Craft Idea!
These easy to make puppets from paper bags can be used to introduce the fowl family to your preschoolers: goose, hen, and rooster. Let the children color them in and then apply to a paper bag so they can practice their animal sounds.
And because, they have created such perfect works of art, allow them to attach a 4H first place winner on their puppets’ necks.
These colorful Easter baskets are a real cinch to make when you use Kraftykid’s template with flowers and basket included. You can fill it with Easter grass or raffia and fill with jelly beans or other candy. These are fun for kids to make for the classroom. Read More
These colorful napkin rings are easy to make and a great way for your children to set the table in a a bold and colorful way for special occassions.
This fun pop-up card is easy to make for Easter with Kraftykid’s free, downloadable template. Just cut and paste and close with some tape. When you open the card, the bunny will pop up giving the kids some fun Easter cheer.
Here’s a simple card to make for Easter or to celebrate the arrival of Spring. It will teach your child how to count all the way to fourteen as they paste their fourteen carrots. It’s also a good way to explain how the same shape can be used in different ways and sizes to create a picture. Maybe they can create their own design using just circles or triangles.
Jesus Is Risen Printable Puzzle – This printable puzzle of Jesus is a great Christian Easter Craft and also perfect for crafts and arts projects for Sunday School and Vacation Bible School.