Get busy over the Easter holidays with these projects for crafty folk big and small.

Whether you’re looking for inspiration on how to entertain little ones with some seasonal crafts over the Easter holidays, or indeed you’re seeking out your own mindful activity to occupy you during the break, we have a round-up of websites that are bursting with DIY crafting ideas. Find imaginative ways to upcycle everyday items, or forage for the kit you need for a fun and frugal crafting session. Alternatively, if you’re looking for easy-to-follow kits, we’ve rounded up seven stores you can order your supplies through, all ready for the holidays.

5 Websites For Inspiration



House Beautiful



US-based House Beautiful presents 40 Easter Craft Ideas To Keep You Busy, from DIY spring wreaths to thoughtful table favours for Easter Sunday lunch, all with an elegant twist for a grown-up, artistic spin on ‘themed entertaining’. Click here for ideas.


Good Housekeeping



Image: Mike Garten
If you’re looking for fun ideas to do together as family that will keep kids and grandparents entertained alike, Good Housekeeping has 65-plus crafting ideas, many using simple household items – paper, egg boxes, paints – to create easy yet charming Easter themed crafts. Click here for ideas.


Country Living



On the hunt for Easter crafts that are more country chic than glitter and googly eyes? Country Living has an edit of 58 ideas. Some require more skills and equipment than others, but all have a beautiful, stylish spring theme. Click here for ideas.


Homes & Gardens



Homes & Gardens has put a grown-up spin on Easter crafting – and there’s not a pipe cleaner in sight. Instead, it’s all elegant centrepieces for your Easter table, seasonal floral arrangements and even Easter bakes. Beautiful imagery and simple-to-follow instructions: in short, proof that crafting isn’t just for the littlies. Click here for ideas.
(Image credit: Dan Duchars/Future via Homes & Gardens)


Prima



Prima is packed with affordable Easter craft ideas that won’t blow the budget but are the perfect rainy-day projects to keep little fingers busy during the holidays. There are 17 ideas to choose from, most with a sewing focus, yet all are charmingly simple even for novice crafters. Click here for ideas.


7 Online Stores For Easter Craft Kits And Supplies



Hobbycraft




Put a creative spin on your Easter decorations with Hobbycraft’s extensive Easter crafting collection, including an Easter Bonnet how-to; card making; Easter trees; cake decorating; and even make-your-own-Easter-egg kits. Explore the range here.


The Works




The Works has over 130 items in its Easter Crafts category, from Easter-themed sticker books to seasonal wooden decorations to colour and embellish, as well as all the tissue, card, paint and glitter you could ever need to bring your home projects to life. Explore the range here.


Baker Ross




A brilliant destination if you need to get your supplies in bulk for parties, playgroups or family gatherings. Baker Ross offers a wide range of ready-to-decorate pre-made kits, or all the raw ingredients you need to cook up a crafty storm. Explore the range here.


The Range




The Range’s 230+ Easter craft supplies will keep even the most avid creative busy over the holidays, from bunting kits to activity books that are indispensable if you’re travelling. Don’t miss the Easter egg trail kits to help you decorate your garden for the big hunt. Explore the range here.


B&M Stores




If you are looking for Easter presents that are non-sugar related, B&M has a great range of make-your-own packs to gift. They’re guaranteed to delight small creatives with all the supplies, glue and glitter they need to design their own bonnets, baskets, clay models and cards. Explore the range here.


Not On The High Street




If you want to support the indie makers, Not On The High Street showcases the best Easter-themed supplies and kits from small brands. There are knitting projects, chocolatey baking kits, cross-stitch patterns and great slimline ‘letterbox kits’ that are perfect for popping in your suitcase if you are travelling and need an indoor activity up your sleeve. Explore the range here.


John Lewis




Whether you are looking to out-source your Easter-themed decorations or craft your own from scratch, John Lewis has a great range of seasonal kits and gifts for the avid crafter. Explore the range here.

By Lydia Mansi
April 2022

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