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20 simple Easter crafts kids can do with just a little help from Mom

Whitney Coy is a freelance writer and editor based in Columbus, OH, where she lives with her husband and two daughters. She writes frequently for SheKnows, as well as several other websites. She writes on topics including parenting, pets...

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Have some Easter-themed fun with your kids

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Have some Easter-themed fun with your kids

Beyond the traditional dyeing of the eggs, there are so many cute and creative crafts you can do with your kids to celebrate the Easter season. And did we mention that they’re easy too? If you've got a paper plate or a few unmatched socks lying around, then you have yourself an afternoon of Easter fun.

Updated by Bethany Ramos on 3/1/16

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Bunny rabbit handprint

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Bunny rabbit handprint

Create Easter keepsakes for you or loved ones using handprints to help you remember how tiny your kids were once upon a time.

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Easter egg suncatcher

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Easter egg suncatcher

Use scraps of paper or other small found items to create this suncatcher with your kiddo, then watch together as it puts on a light show all day long.

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Easter egg tree

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Easter egg tree

Your little ones will be thrilled to help you glue the eggs in place for this tree, which does double duty as artwork and decor.

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Paper plate Easter chick

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Paper plate Easter chick

This simple chick, made from a paper plate, can be displayed all spring long.

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Sock bunnies

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Sock bunnies

Stop wondering what to do with that stash of unmatched socks, and put them to good use with this simple sock bunny craft.

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Coin-covered crosses

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Coin-covered crosses

This beautiful cross can hang in your house all year long, but it has special significance during Easter season.

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Button Easter egg ornament

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Button Easter egg ornament

You'll need to handle the straight pins with little kids, but they'll be glad to help pick and place the buttons on this colorful Easter ornament.

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Feathery chick

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Feathery chick

This little guy is adorable and so easy to put together.

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Easter Mason jars

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Easter Mason jars

Little hands will be glad to help you fill these Easter Mason jars — just be sure to keep an eye out for missing candy.

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Easter cards

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Easter cards

Work together with your kids to complete these cards, then hand them out to friends and family, or mail them to those who are far away.

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Bunny cup

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Bunny cup

Little hands will have an easy time constructing these cup bunnies, and cutting out the pieces is great fine motor skills practice.

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Easter egg garland

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Easter egg garland

Help your kids work on their fine motor skills a little more while creating some festive decor for your home.

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DIY daffodils

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DIY daffodils

Sit down with your children, and create a whole bouquet of these springtime beauties. Bonus: No water needed.

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Cotton ball lamb

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Cotton ball lamb

Have your child glue the cotton balls onto a plate, and you're halfway to this cute little lamb.

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DIY yarn Easter eggs

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DIY yarn Easter eggs

Dyeing wooden eggs using yarn eliminates that messy Easter dip-and-dye completely.

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Mess-free Easter eggs

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Mess-free Easter eggs

Another great alternative to the messy Easter egg dye job — decorate eggs with broken crayons instead.

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Easter bunny visor

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Easter bunny visor

Put together this cute DIY Easter bunny visor for kids to wear at the afternoon egg hunt.

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Stuffed animal squirrel

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Stuffed animal squirrel

This furry little guy is easy to make from felt to stick in the Easter basket.

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Easter Bunny wreath

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Easter Bunny wreath

An adorable front-door wreath, made only from a feather boa, a wreath form and some bunny ears.

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