Kids Easter Basket
An important part of an Easter Egg Hunt is, of course, something to carry your eggs in. Here is a fun Easter basket to get your little enjoy collecting the Easter treats.
- An empty plastic can
- An outline of your kid’s favourite cartoon character
- Construction paper
- String for basket handle
- Coloured foam, stickers, beads, to decorate
- Craft glue
- Hole punch
a) Cut the can – Start out by cutting out the top of the can using an outline of your kid’s favourite character on the can. Simply use a cutter and go back around with scissors to smooth it out.
b) Handle – Use strings or ribbons to be used as a basket handle. Punch two holes on the sides and tie or fix the string into them according to the length your kid prefers.
c) Add sticks ons – Add on large googly eyes using coloured foam or easy stick ons. Cut the ears out of construction paper and stick a cute, glittery pompom for the tail.
d) Decorate – Cover the Easter basket all over with glitter dots. Fill the bowl with some glue to make it easier for your kid to dip them in and stick around the rest of the can. Go ahead and embellish them using your own creativity.
Easter Bunny Mask
Imaginative play is one of the best parts of childhood. So bring your kids favourite Easter Bunny to life with this fun bunny mask craft project.
- White and pink card paper (or any preferred colour)
- Glue stick
- Hole punch
- 2 Ribbon pieces
a) Draw an outline of a rabbit mask onto a white card paper.
b) Cut out the mask with eye holes to see through.
c) Draw the inside of rabbit ears on pink coloured paper, cut out and glue to mask.
d) Punch holes into either side of the mask. Thread ribbon through hole and tie a knot to secure.
Glitter Easter Eggs
Need a little more sparkle in your Easter Egg Hunt? Consider making gorgeous glitter Easter eggs. Simply made by coating your eggs with glue and giving them a healthy dusting of sparkle and shine, this crafty Easter project is bound to liven up the kids’ Easter hunt at home. Not to mention make it a lot easier and fun for the kids to find the eggs!
Easter Egg Appetizer
These delectable deviled eggs are a savoury combination of cream cheese, onion and ham, topped with bread crumbs, for the perfect start to your Easter menu or any springtime celebrations which kids will love to prepare as well as relish.
- 4 Eggs
- 2 Tablespoons cream cheese
- 2 Tablespoons chopped onion
- 2 Tablespoons diced cooked ham
- 1/4 Cup seasoned bread crumbs
a) Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
b) Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to boil and immediately remove from heat. Cover and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool and peel. Cut eggs in half lengthwise and remove yolks.
c) In a small bowl, combine cream cheese, onion and ham until well-mixed. Spoon mixture into eggs, covering tops. Place eggs in a small baking dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray and top the eggs with breadcrumbs.
d) Bake in a preheated oven 4-5 minutes., until golden. Serve warm.
Ready In: 25 Minutes Servings: 4
Chunky Monkey Shakes
Shakes are a great way to get the kiddos to drink their milk. Chocolate and banana is a combo that both kids and adults can’t resist. Serve this with a thick straw so that they can slurp up all of the chunky chocolate pieces.
- 2 1/2 Cups milk
- 1/2 Cup chocolate syrup
- 2 Frozen bananas
- 1/4 Cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
Place milk, chocolate syrup, bananas and semi-sweet chocolate into a blender. Blend until smooth (about 2 minutes). Pour into glasses and serve with a bendy straw.
For a healthier version, you can choose to swap the chocolate syrup and chocolate chips for some fresh berries to make a berry milkshake.
You can also choose to pour the berry mixture into popsicle moulds to make smoothie pops!
Ready In: 7 Minutes Servings: 4-6
Original article contributed by TheAsianParent.