Paper plate Easter crafts for early years
Make Easter egg-stra special with these paper plate Easter crafts perfect for early years, including an Easter bunny and chick! We’ll be giving you the step-by-steps to creating both of these in this article, so let’s get started…
What you will need for both:
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Step 1: Take 2 paper plates and cut one of them down the middle into halves
Step 2: Use PVA glue or a glue stick to stick the two halves onto the 2nd paper plate to create ears, as shown on the photograph
Step 3: Paint the paper plate using our pastel pink and leave to dry
Step 4: Take some white paint and use the foam dabbers and dab to colour the ears
Step 5: Decorate the bunny’s face with wiggly eyes or paint, add pipe cleaners for the whiskers and a pom pom for the nose before leaving to dry
What you will also need:
Step 1: Take 1 paper plate and paint it yellow using the chubby brushes before leaving to dry
Step 2: Whilst it’s drying, take the orange card and cut 2 strips (for legs)
Step 3: Fold the strips back and forth to make them zig-zag before gluing to the back of the plate
Step 4: Cut out some feed and glue to the legs
Step 5: Draw around the hand on the orange card and cut out, before gluing to the edges of the paper plate to make hands for the chick
Step 6: Decorate the chicks face using wiggly eyes and orange card to make a beak
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