DIY Fun with Paper: Easter Edition

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With many parents still working from home whilst trying to manage home schooling, we are always on the lookout for easy, fun activities to keep the kids amused. These wonderful Easter-themed papercrafts are a great source of entertainment and relaxation and the perfect way to celebrate Easter.

This is Business Optimizer’s pick of the best papercraft activities for Easter.

#1. Scrunched tissue-paper bluebells

These springtime flowers epitomize the season. Making them with scrunched-up tissue paper is so easy. This craft project from The Woodland Trust is perfect for toddlers, but creative enough to keep you amused too!


#2. Easy Easter Bunny

Red Ted Art produces some wonderful craft projects for toddlers. This easy Easter bunny origami project from the website is a wonderful introduction to the ancient Japanese craft. Use brightly coloured paper or just use simple printer paper and colour in yourself.


#3. Bunny greetings card

Hobbycraft offers some great craft ideas on its blog, as you’d expect. This easy-to-make Easter card looks fab and is easy enough for you toddler to give it a go. You’ll just need some craft paper or card, scissors and glue.


#4. Bunny party hats

The House that Lars built is another fab resource for craft inspiration. These simple but pretty Easter bunny hats make a great alternative to the traditional Easter bonnet. All you need is some craft paper and some scissors.


#5. Bunny bookmarks

Another Easter-themed papercraft project from Red Ted Art: these bunny bookmarks are a really nice design that look great and are fun for kids to get creative with. Perhaps you can make a whole series of bookmarks with different springtime animals.


#6. Paper hyacinth flowers

Hyacinths are some of the sweetest flowers of the springtime, so making them sounds like a wonderful Easter project. With a little coloured card stock you can construct some beautiful hyacinth flowers with these instructions from One Little Project at a Time.


#7. Paper leaf Easter wreath

Good Housekeeping has compiled a collection of more than 40 Easter craft projects, including this lovely paper craft wreath. All you need is a circle of carboard, some craft paper and some scissors – then get folding to create a beautiful Easter wall hanging.


#8. Bunny bunting

How about an Easter craft project to make some lovely bunny bunting with which to decorate your house this Easter? The paper mill direct blog offers a really simply project which your little ones will love – especially the little fluffy bunny tails.


If you’re looking for more ideas for crafts or DIY activities, check our article with Eight Traditional Crafts to Rediscover during staycation.

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