Washi Tape Crafts – Easter Egg Banner !

easter egg craft for kids with washi tape We love washi tape crafts and I actually bought these rolls for something else but this craft couldn’t wait. Our bunnies are already out on our mantle and we needed something to complete our Easter decor. Handmade holiday decor is always my favorite. I love getting these crafts out year after year and hearing my children tell me the stories about how they were made.  This Easter craft is perfect for people who are a little gun shy about crafting mess but still want to make something colorful and fun with their kids.

Gather your materials. You will need some paper, washi tape ( affiliate link for the tape I used) scissors, pencil, and string if you are turning the eggs into a banner. washi tape easter egg craft for preschoolAlso I love using trays to keep everything in one spot.washi tape crafts

Start by drawing an egg on the paper. I made some and left some blank. easter egg crafts As you will see my daughter made her own after. I had a regular white pieces of paper folded and cut in 4 and eggs drawn on some but some left blank. I wanted to give her the option of making her own but not requiring her to.

Invite your artist to come create!Tape easter eggs

She got into adding the tape right away. I had to show her how to rip the tape once but after that she had a handle on it. You can also use scissors. Tape past the lines covering as much as the egg as you can. tape easter eggs washi tape

Cut out the egg once all the tape is on. egg washi tape craft Watching her cut gave me a jolt of nostalgia. She is growing so fast I can’t believe she is so good with scissors already. Wasn’t she just playing with blocks in her high chair? <— her first activity on the blog!

Repeat. easter egg craft for kids I made a few and she made a few. I am glad I had paper ready without any outline because she did want to make her own. easter egg craft

After you have a good collection of eggs easter egg crafts for preschoolflip them over and using the washi tape attach the eggs onto the string. easter egg banner for kids

Hang it up!easter egg craft banner handmade

 

Don’t forget if you don’t want a banner you can JUST make some eggs! washit tape easter egg craft for kids

36 Fun & Easy Easter Crafts For Kids

easy easter crafts for toddlers  Easter is one of my favorite holidays and it’s time to gather up my favorite easy Easter crafts for kids. My youngest and I starting making some new ideas this week and I will post those soon too! Until then here are 36 of our easiest and fun Easter crafts. easy easter crafts

Marshmallow Easter Bunny Craft 
Tape Resist Easter Egg
Frozen Easter Eggs
Paper Plate Easter Baskets 

easy easter activities
Paint and Eat Waffles
Collage Carrot
Easter Chick Treat Box
Van Gogh Inspired Eggs

easter crafts to make at home
Easter Egg Letter Game
Opposite Texture Easter Egg
Easter Egg E
Color By Number Easter Eggs 

 no time for flash cards
Polka Dot Dyed Eggs
Soft Cotton Ball Bunny
Easter Egg Letter Match
Paint Easter Eggs In A Bag 

easter egg crafts
Foam Easter Magnets
Q-Tip painted Easter Eggs
Bubble Wrap Easter Egg Painting
Jelly Bean Carrot Cupcakes

easter ideas for kids
Marshmallow Easter Egg
Marshmallow Painted Easter Bunny
Rabbit R
Easy Easter Egg Collages

easter fun for preschool

Easter Egg Color Match
Felt Carrot Treat Bag
Roll & Paint with Easter Eggs Dice Game
Yarn Easter Egg

easter crafts and activities
Peek-A-Boo Chick
Easter Egg Sun Catcher
Bunny Ears Hat
Carrot Patch Cupcakes

easter crafts for kids
Easter Egg Bugs
Rock Easter Eggs
Sandpaper and Felt Carrot Shape Matching
Bunny & Egg Color Match

25 Easy St.Patrick’s Day Crafts & Activities for Kids

easy St.Patrick's day crafts Do you go all out for St.Patrick’s Day? Set a Leprechaun trap and wear green? We don’t usually mark the day with big fan fare but I do like using the holiday as a way of teaching my kids a little more about where some of their ancestors came from as well as use it for learning more about rainbows and legends. Here are 25 of our favorite and easy St.Patrick’s Day crafts and activities.

Shamrock Crafts & Activities

shamrocks crafts

Rhyming Shamrocks Game
Puffy Paint Shamrock
Shamrock Treats
Shamrock Window Craft from Hands On As We Grow
Marshmallow Shamrocks
Rolling Pin Shamrock Prints
Potato Print Shamrock
Shrinky Dink Shamrock Pendant
Spin Art Shamrocks and Rainbows
Shamrock Math and Reading Game

Rainbow Crafts & Activities For St.Patrick’s Day

rainbow crafts for preschool

Cork Painted Rainbow
Rainbow Necklace from Hands On As We Grow
Roll A Rainbow Game
Marshmallow Rainbow Craft
Rainbow Bug Hunt
Rainbow Gelatin Sensory Play
Comb Painted Rainbows
Abstract Rainbows from Teach Preschool
Play Dough Rainbow Match

Leprechaun Gold Crafts & Activities for St. Patrick’s Day

leprechaun crafts

Pot of Gold Treats
Lucky Gold Hunt
Gold Play Dough from Fantastic Fun And Learning
St.Patrick’s Day LEGO Challenge
Leprechaun Gold Sensory Tub
Paper Bag Leprechaun from Toddler Approved
Make Your Own Leprechaun Beard

Dinosaur Plates – Make Snack Time Fun!

dinosaur snack plates This post is part of paid campaign with Yahoo! and Blueprint Social.

When I want my kids to take a big bite of food I say ” No not a little bite, take a DINO bite!” it started when my son was very little and it’s become one of those things that finds it’s way into our family lexicon. Well when I was asked to re-create a craft project from Yahoo! Makers I immediately found this Dinosaur Plate idea and fell in love.

It look complicated right? It’s not. For the full tutorial pop over to Yahoo! Makers and see but here is how I did it, and even though I may do a lot of kids crafts I have to be honest I am kind of a dud with adult ones ( patience is a problem for me). So you have to know that this was a cinch!dino plates 2

The hardest part was deciding on what color to make the plates. I decided on pink for my daughter because I have never met anyone who loves pink more than my youngest! I decided on bright green for my son and just because I usually put out three different kinds of foods for snack time I made a third and chose my favorite color aqua.dino plates 3

How awesome is plastic spray paint?dinosaur plates 5 Don’t forget to use it in a well ventilated area!  Our paint took a long time to dry because it was cold, this would be perfect for a spring break project when it’s a little warmer.

Ready for one more quick spray!dino plates 6

Ready for BIG dino bites!  The original tutorial also mentions using wax paper to line the plates for wet or oily foods. I think I will line them no matter what but that extra step is well worth the smiles after school at snack time.dino plates 8

12 Princess Activities For Preschool

princess crafts for kids I never liked princesses until I had a daughter who wore a crown on her head daily for 3 months. Even to bed. To say she is a fan of princesses is a major understatement. I like using her love of all things princess to spark interest in all kinds of activities. Check out all the fun we’ve had as well as a few ideas from her brother’s brief princess phase – these are not activities for girls, they are activities for any and all princess fans!

princess play doh activity

Princess Playdough

frreze and thaw anna frozen science experiment for preschool

Frozen Inspired Science Activity

princess wand craft

Princess Wand

shape castle craft

Shape Castle

frozen party game

Frozen Inspired Game 

phonics game for kids princess toys

Princess Phonics Activityshape princess craft for kids

Shape Princess

Princess Sensory Tub 5

Princess Sensory Bin

twig and bead fairy wand fine motor craft for kids

Twig Fairy Princess Wands

recycled crayon favors for frozen themed party

Frozen Inspired DIY Crayons

baby tutu

Easy  DIY Princess Tutu

spark al

Sparkly Princess Alphabet

 

 

Positive Princess Books For Kids

great princess picture books

Find wonderfully not stereotypical princesses in these 15 positive princess books for kids!