Spring is already upon us and Easter is on the doorstep. You might be wondering how to occupy the kids this Easter half term or how to fill your extended weekend with some new crafting. Well look no further because we have oodles of DIY Easter crafts and activities here for you, to keep you busy and get you in the mood for Easter!

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Time to Get Crafty

This is the perfect time of year for crafting as there is so much to choose from. Whether you are wanting to decorate your garden or get hands on with the kids to create some fun Easter crafts, you have come to the right place. Take a look at what we have below!

Basket Weaving & Creation

Baskets come in all shapes and sizes and can be made from almost anything! So, challenge yourself this year to crochet a green basket, decorate a wooden one, or even make one from scratch using your favourite fabric.

Easy Easter Paper Crafts

A favourite all year round, why not get your hands dirty in the kitchen… and make it Easter themed too! From hot cross buns to easy Easter crispy cakes and delicious loaves of bread, you are sure to find something! In the meantime, here are some of our favourites.

Surprise Easter Chick

What You Need: Coloured paper, paper plate, paint or felt pens, split pins, scissors

Time: 15 mins (+ drying time)

Toilet Paper Bunnies

What You Need: Cardboard tubes, paint, felt or paper, googly eyes, cotton balls, glue, scissors

Time: 20 mins (+ drying time)

Handprint Rabbit

What You Need: Coloured paper, felt pens, scissors

Time: 10 mins

Honeycomb Egg

What You Need: Paper or card, paint for decorating, ribbon or string, glue, scissors

Time: 15 mins (+ drying time)

Fabric Easter Crafts for All

If you would rather take it a step further, why not learn how to knit or sew this year to craft some Easter baskets or felt egg decorations. Take a look at the ideas below, for beginners to experts!

Get in the Kitchen

The kitchen is the best place to start your Easter holidays because there are so many recipes to choose from. Whether you are looking for a complex Simnel cake recipe or just some Easter cornflake nests, you are bound to have fun with the whole family.

Savoury Springtime Delights

Whether you love to stick to the traditions and roast lamb for Easter, or you want to find a new, delicious alternative, get inspired with these stunning dishes. For veggies, vegans and meat eaters alike, the kitchen is the perfect place to try something different this Spring.

Easter Sweet Treats

Sweet treats are always the way forward, especially if you have some left over Easter chocolate that needs to be made into something else! We have found some easy videos for you to follow for some traditional and contemporary treats – check them out!

Hot Cross Buns

Makes: 12 buns

Preparation Time: 2+ hours

Baking Time: 10 to 30 mins

Easter Candy Bark

Makes: 6 Servings

Preparation Time: Less than 15 mins

Setting Time: 20 to 30 mins

Leftover Easter Chocolate Tart

Makes: 7 Servings

Preparation Time: 30 mins

Baking Time: 45 mins

Easy Easter Chicks

Makes: 5 Servings

Preparation Time: 10 mins

Setting Time: 30 mins

Easter Drinks & Cocktails

Not feeling foody, what about a cheeky beverage?! Add some tipple, or not! Find a funky chocolate egg milkshake or a fruit spring cocktail to put you in a sunny mood!

Decorate the Home

Why not even decorate your home with some lovely Easter crafts? Mark the coming of spring with some floral centrepieces or a stunning Easter wreath. Whether you’re more of a knitter or you love a good glue glue, explore what we have here for some Easter inspiration!

DIY Springtime Wreaths

Wreathes are such an easy decorative piece to make, and not many people think about decorating their doors, windows and centrepieces with spring time flowers and shrubbery. Check out these stunning options to inspire you to create your own.

Easter Centrepieces

Darn your Easter table or mantlepiece with one of these stunning centrepieces to make it even more of a special occasion. There are lots of options and directions to take this, so here are some starting points!

Easter DIY Tree

You Will Need: Sticks, spray paint, pot, decorations

Time: 2-3 Hours (including drying time)

Easter Floral Bowl

You Will Need: Wooden bowl, foam, plants, eggs, other decorations

Time: 20+ Minutes

Easter Spiral Centrepiece

You Will Need: Mesh, eggs, ribbons, wreath frame, bunny ears,

Time: 20+ Minutes

Easter Vase

You Will Need: Vase, cardboard tube, decorative eggs, branches, florals, ribbons

Time: 20+ Minutes

Easter DIY Signs

Looking for a super easy way to make everything a bit more Easter-y or to highlight the start of your Easter Egg Hunt! A sign is always a surefire way to brighten up your garden, living room or porch!

Spring Into These Activities

Why not try out some of these spring time activities to add a little sugar to this Easter (as if you haven’t had enough already!). From traditional egg dying to some easy kids games or a classic Easter egg hunt, there are so many things to make this year fun.

Easter Egg Painting & Decorating

Egg painting or dying is a classic springtime activity, which circulates around Easter. Make sure to boil or drain your eggs before getting started. Here is an easy guide to get you started, and make sure to check out some of these stunning aesthetical Easter ideas.