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Easter is a right around the corner, so it’s the perfect time to share some ideas for Easter-related crafts and other fun things for you and your family to prep for the Easter Bunny’s arrival.

When I was a kid the

Easter Bunny
My parents
always left a half-eaten carrot and some
Droppings
Whole Black Peppercorns
and I could usually follow some muddy
Paw Prints
dirt shaped like paws
to the back door.

You have to prepare for the Easter Bunny though, so here are some craft ideas you and your family can do.

Be sure to visit the K12 Pinterest Board for Easter Activities!

CRAFTS FOR THE KIDS

Be the funny bunny

easter crafts

Image Via Thestir.Cafemom.com

Bunny Paper Plates

Easter Bunny Plate

Via Free Preschool Crafts

Hand-Painted Chick

easter chick

Image Via Fun Hand Print Art Blog

CRAFTS FOR THE HOUSE

A Despicable Twist on Egg Hunts

Easter Eggs

Image Via Tidbits and Wine

Egg Shell Candles

Easter egg shell candles

Image Via Martha Stewart

FOOD

Jello Deviled Eggs

easter devilled eggs

Image Via ButterYum

Marshmallow Bark

Easter Food

Image Via Butter with a Side of Bread

Fun Facts

The History Channel reviews several aspects of Easter. Why it is celebrated on Sundays, why we hunt eggs, and why everything is centered around a bunny.

Quick facts about Easter from IBTimes:

  • Chocolate eggs, the most popular of Easter candies, were first made in Europe in the early 19th century and remain among the most popular treats associated with Easter.
  • After Halloween, Easter is the second top-selling confectionery holiday followed by Christmas and Valentine’s Day.
  • Hot cross buns were among the earliest Easter treats, made by European monks and given to the poor during Lent.
  • Among the sweet items, the red jellybean is an all time favorite with children.
  • The largest Easter Egg ever made was just over 25 feet in height, weighing up to 8,968 lbs and was made of chocolate and marshmallow, entering the Guinness Book of World Records.

 


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Peter Spain

Peter Spain

Peter Spain is a contributing writer for Learning Liftoff and a manager at K12. A graduate from George Mason University, Peter has worked for several years in the education and entertainment industry. He strives to make learning fun for children by contributing to the games and activities section of the site, and keeping an eye out for advancements in edutainment.

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