Crafting with kids – Easter egg decorations

These small hanging Easter egg decorations are perfect for decorating Easter trees and are simple to make. We made them in four different designs and you can find our template for the different shapes we used here.

 

Four Easter egg decorations made from craft foam - "Crafting with kids - Easter egg decorations"

 

 

‘Stained glass’ cross Easter egg

 

A craft foam Easter egg decoration showing a white cross against a coloured background

 

You will need:

  • Small pieces of craft foam in assorted colours (black, yellow, orange, red, purple and white)
  • Pieces 1-6 from the template sheet
  • Glue
  • String
  • Hole punch

 

1) Cut out craft foam shapes using the templates and the following colours for each piece:

    • 1 – black
    • 2 – yellow
    • 3 – orange
    • 4 – red
    • 5 – purple
    • 6 – white

 

2) Use the hole punch to punch a hole at the top of the black egg shape and the yellow craft foam shape.

 

3) Glue the coloured pieces of craft foam to the black egg shape, starting with yellow at the top and ensuring the hole on the yellow is lined up with the hole at the top of the black egg shape. Continue with the orange below the yellow, then the red shape, and finishing with the purple cut-out shape at the bottom.

 

Sophie gluing coloured pieces of craft foam to a black craft foam egg shape

 

4) Glue the white cross on top of the colours, keeping the top of the cross below the hole at the top of the egg.

 

Sophie glueing a white cross to her craft foam egg shape

 

5) Loop string through the hole and tie a knot to secure.

 

Jewelled cross Easter egg

 

A craft foam Easter egg decoration showing a glittery white cross on a green egg shape surrounded by small craft jewels

 

You will need:

  • Small pieces of craft foam in green and glittery gold
  • Pieces 1 and 6 from the template sheet
  • Small jewels
  • Glue
  • String
  • Hole punch

 

1) Cut out craft foam shapes using the templates and the following colours for each piece:

    • 1 – green
    • 6 – glittery gold

 

2) Use a hole punch to punch a hole at the top of the green egg shape.

 

3) Glue the glittery gold cross to the green egg shape, keeping the top of the cross below the hole at the top of the egg.

 

4) Glue the jewel shapes around the bottom of the cross.

 

Sophie gluing jewels to her craft foam egg shape

 

5) Loop string through the hole and tie a knot to secure.

 

Hatching chick Easter egg

 

A craft foam Easter egg decoration of a chick inside a shell

 

You will need:

  • Small pieces of craft foam in cream, yellow and orange
  • Pieces 1, 7, 8 and 9 from the template sheet
  • Glue
  • String
  • Hole punch
  • Black marker pen

 

1) Cut out craft foam shapes using the templates and the following colours for each piece:

    • 1, 7 and 8 – cream
    • 9 – yellow

 

2) Use a hole punch to punch a hole at the top of the cream egg shape and the small shape cut from piece 7 of the template.

 

3) Glue the yellow shape to the middle of the cream egg shape.

 

4) Cut a small triangle from orange craft foam to make the chick’s beak and glue into place.

 

5) Glue the larger of the two cream pieces to the bottom of the egg covering the bottom half of the chick.

 

Sophie gluing the beak to her craft foam chick

 

6) Glue the other cream shape to the top of the egg ensuring that the holes are lined up.

 

7) Add eyes to your chick using a black marker pen.

 

8) Loop string through the hole and tie a knot to secure.

 

 

Easter bunny Easter egg

 

A craft foam Easter egg decoration showing the Easter bunny on top of a basket of eggs

 

You will need:

  • Small pieces of craft foam in blue, white and yellow
  • Pieces 1, 10 and 11 from the template sheet
  • A small pink jewel or pompom
  • Glue
  • String
  • Hole punch
  • Marker pens in assorted colours

 

1) Cut out craft foam shapes using the templates and the following colours for each piece:

    • 1 – blue
    • 10 – white
    • 11 – yellow

 

2) Use a hole punch to punch a hole at the top of the blue egg shape.

 

3) Glue the yellow shape to the bottom of the blue egg. Use a marker pen to draw hatched lines for the basket.

 

4) Glue the white bunny shape above the yellow basket, ensuring the top of it is below the hole punched in the blue egg.

 

5) Add ears, eyes and nose details with a marker pen.

 

6) Glue a pink jewel or pompom to one side for the bunny’s tail.

 

7) Use a marker pen to draw Easter egg shapes around the bunny.

 

8) Loop string through the hole and tie a knot to secure.

 

 

Four Easter egg decorations made from craft foam

 

We had lots of fun making our Easter egg decorations. There are lots of other ways to decorate the craft foam to make different types of Easter egg though. You could try adding different colours using finger painting, or stick small jewels all over the egg or try cutting some different shapes from craft foam.

 

 

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14 thoughts on “Crafting with kids – Easter egg decorations

  1. These are so lovely. The stained glass cross Easter egg is my favourite. We did our Easter tree just the other day. We are a little early but it made us happy. x

    1. Thank you Jayne. That one was my favourite too. How lovely that you have your Easter tree out.

  2. These are so cute! I love our Easter tree and these would make fab additions to it. Thanks for sharing at #KidsandKreativity, hope to see you back next time.

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