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Bunny Tanagram



You might not be able to pull a rabbit out of a hat, but you can keep your kids entertained with a trio of Easter bunnies made from a tangram, an ancient Chinese puzzle. (more…)

 
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The Toy Basket



Give kids plenty of Easter treats that will last when the candy’s long gone

What you’ll need

  • Any size basket
  • Assorted games and toys
  • Plastic eggs
  • Paper
  • Markers
  • Easter grass

How to make it

  • Fill the basket with Easter grass. (more…)

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    Directions for making an Easter basket from a flower pot. (more…)

     
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    A craft for celebrating spring as well as Easter.

    What you’ll need

    • Shallow, handleless basket with a wide mouth
    • Clear vinyl saucer
    • Potting soil
    • Ryegrass seed
    • Water
    • Undyed hard-boiled eggs
    • Bunny cookies
    • Animal figurines
    • Chocolate eggs
    • Brown paper bag
    • Scissors
    • Rafia

    Other good treats: seed packets, a pocket bird guide, or magnifying glass. (more…)

     
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    Directions for making a cute Easter basket

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    Bunny Basket



    Create a bunny basket from a milk carton

    What you’ll need

    • Scissors or craft knife
    • Half-gallon milk or juice carton
    • Stapler
    • Pastel construction paper
    • Glue or double-sided tape
    • Hole punch
    • Pipe cleaners
    • Googly eyes

    How to make it

  • With scissors or a craft knife (adults only), remove one panel of the carton (on the same side as the open spout) and save it to make the handle. (more…)

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    An holiday basket that is the spitting image of the Easter Bunny

    What you’ll need

    • Basket
    • Cotton balls
    • Glue
    • Scissors
    • Felt
    • Googly eyes
    • Pipe cleaners

    How to make it

  • Glue cotton balls all around the sides of the basket. (more…)

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    Turn an Egg Into a Christmas Tree



    Let your kids create an eggs-traordinary display of mini Christmas trees. (more…)

     
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    Simple Stained Glass



    You and your kids will feel like old-world artisans when you make these little Easter egg stained-glass masterpieces. (more…)

     
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    Egg Dyeing: String Technique



    This easy technique yields splashy, unique designs reminiscent of abstract expressionist painter Jackson Pollock’s. (more…)