Easter Basket Craft

4 Mar 2024 | Inspirational Activity Ideas, Nursery and Early Years

As Easter approaches, it’s the perfect time to engage in some crafting with the little ones! Making Easter baskets are not only a fun project to tackle together with your children, but also a wonderful way to teach them about the spirit of Easter and the joy of giving.

Let’s follow the step-by-step below and create some Easter magic!



Step 1

Grab a pre-cut Easter basket made from card.

Easter basket template


Step 2

Decorate using coloured pencils and pens with an Easter design of your choice.

Easter basket with drawings


Step 3

Glue ribbon strips to the basket edges or other decorations of your choice.

Adding ribbon to basket


Step 4

Fold each section of the basket to give it some shape.

Folding the basket


Step 5

Then poke the tabs through to make the basket.

Constructing the Easter basket together


Step 6

Attach the handle.

Adding the handle to the basket


Step 7

Add some shredded tissue paper, mini chicks and chocolate eggs. Then your Easter basket is complete!

Completed Easter basket


This craft was kindly made by Raising Small Readers. We’ve got lots of other Easter crafts to try, have a go at our Easter bunny card here.


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