Make-and-Take Easter Crafts

Marie LeBaron
March 24, 2016

Marie LeBaron is the founder of the wonderful craft site Make and Takes, and if you haven't visited her site, you absolutely should. It is chock full of creative projects that are perfect for little hands and big hands, even those that aren't so crafty.  She has graciously agreed to share some of her Easter crafts with us.  They're the perfect way to spend a spring afternoon.  Enjoy!

We're finding a fun way to use up our leftover colored egg shells. Once you've colored and shelled your eggs for eating, save the shells for crunching up. We sprinkled them onto fun Easter pictures, perfect for display. For detailed photos and instructions, visit our Crushed Egg Shell art page. 

We're turning Easter candy into fun lollipop flowers. You'll be sure to love the smell of this Easter bouquet! It's the perfect gift to make and give to someone you love. For detailed photos and instructions, visit our Easter Candy Lollipops page.

If you've got a small tub headed for the recycle bin, why not save it for this Easter bunny project. Add a white paper, a pink nose, and a cotton ball tail, and it will make the perfect bunny container. For detailed photos and instructions, visit our Recycled Bunny Basket page. 

Once we cook and color our eggs, we've got our egg carton empty and ready to craft with. We're cutting up each section and turning them into little Easter baskets. With just a little soil, some grass seeds and water, this mini Easter basket will be ready for some mini treats. For detailed photos and instructions, visit our Growing Easter Grass page.

Happy Easter!

Originally published in 2010.

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