Are you looking for a cute and interactive Easter craft for kids? This 3D EASTER BASKET CRAFT is so much fun to make and play with! The Easter baskets stand proud off the page, so children can have a great time actually putting their Easter eggs in and out of them as many times as they like!
With our printable template this Easter basket craft is simple enough for even the youngest of children to join in with. They’re such a great way to celebrate Easter. So get creative and have some fun together this Easter time!
Black and White Easter Basket Craft Template
This fun Easter project template comes in full colour and also black and white line art that children can colour in and decorate in any way they please. The possibilities are endless and kids can customise the basket to suit their own style. They could paint the basket in spring colours, add some ribbon or lace trimmings, or even glue on small sequins or buttons. There are four different Easter egg designs to have fun with too.
Colour Easter Basket Craft Template
The colour set of this 3D Easter basket craft has three different pastel coloured gingham baskets and 16 different Easter eggs in a range of colours and designs. They are all so pretty and are sure to bring lots of smiles and cheer to the crafting table and your Easter celebrations.
Both the B/W and colour basket pattern comes in UK and US spellings and paper sizes.
Use This Craft To Create Your Own Easter Egg Hunt
Do your kids enjoy Easter egg hunts? When they’ve finished making their printable Easter baskets, they can have fun hiding the paper Easter eggs around the house or classroom to create their own fun Easter egg hunt. I’m sure the whole family will love to get involved.
Use This Craft As An Easter Writing Prompt
You can even pair this easy easter craft up with a writing activity too if you fancy. The paper Easter eggs and nice and big so there’s enough space for children to write on the back. Perhaps they could write about what they’d like to find in their Easter basket, what they would do if they were the Easter Bunny or what they hope to do in the Easter holidays?
Easy Easter Basket Craft For Preschoolers
Easter Basket Supplies:
- Printable template (Click here to get your basket template from our shop.)
- Printer paper or cardstock
- Optional: Colouring pens/pencils etc.
How To Make Paper Easter Egg Baskets
1 – Download and print the Easter basket pattern. (Click here to get yours from our shop.) If you are using the black and white template, colour it in or trace it onto coloured cardstock or paper.
2 – Cut out the template pieces. Glue the handle towards the top of a backing sheet of card or paper.
3 – Glue the back of the basket onto the backing sheet making sure it slightly overlaps the handle.
4 – Glue one end of each of the 3 short rectangles onto the bottom of the basket. Slightly fan out the two outer rectangles. (Only glue the bottom end of the rectangles.)
5 – Apply a spot of glue to the top of each short rectangle.
6 – Fold over the tabs on the long rectangle. Glue them below the handle to make an arch.
7 – Push the glued ends of the short rectangles onto the back of the arch.
8 – Cut out the eggs and put them in the basket.
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