This is our Toddler Easter basket craft. Play dough is wonderful for toddlers to improve motor skills and for hours of creative fun. This craft teaches them how to make an Easter egg basket which can be filled with candy for easter. The craft is also part of the toddler Easter scene which is part of the Emily’s Easter adventure crafts. I really hope you will download Emily’s Easter Adventure popup book and make some of these fun crafts which all go together
And if you enjoyed this craft you may also want to download our religious Easter coloring pages. There is also an Easter Bunny 3D popup card template for you as well as our 3D popup book called Emily’s Easter adventure. And for more Easter fun check out the Easter Bunny coloring pages, the Toddler Easter Basket, the teenage Easter basket and the toddler Easter scene, Easter eggs to decorate, and much more.
For the Toddler Easter egg basket craft you will need:
1. A batch of play dough – we have a fun easter play dough recipe with baking instructions under our recipes section
2. Some tin foil to make the basket structure
3. Craft paint
These Kids paints from crayola are water based so they are great for painting baked play dough. They are fully washable, and more importantly – non – toxix – perfect for kids who tend to taste their art projects.
4. Glitter pens and other items to decorate
These 3D washable pens from Elmer are great for decorating your play dough creations. They are safe and 100% washable and non-toxic so great for toddlers and kids of all ages.
Instructions to make the simple Toddler Eater Egg basket:
1. Make a small basket base out of tin foil – use a round lid or caontainer if you need to make the base
2. Make a tin foil sausage to form the handle
3. Use tin foil to attach the handle to the base
4. Cover the basket well with play dough
5. Bake according to the isntructions
5. Paint with craft paint once the basket is cool enough
6. Paint with a layer of varnish to seal
7. Decorate your basket with glitter pens, beads, play dough flowers etc.
If you need more help to make the toddler basket – visit our YouTube Channel. Click here to watch the Toddler Easter basket Video
This is what our toddler play dough Easter egg basket looks like completed:
A batch of play dough makes a lot of Easter goodies – so if you enjoyed making the toddler Easter basket – my may want to use the rest of the dough to make the playdough Easter bunny, and some play dough Easter Eggs to decorate as well. And if you make some play dough carrots, and flowers then you have all the elements to make the Toddler Easter scene for Emily’s adventure.
Here are some egg-stra awesome Easter Ideas:
An Easter Egg Hunt with Peter Rabbit himself!
This is a really awesome Easter adventure. The Meri Meri Peter Rabbit Easter Egg Hunt Kit . If you don’t ahve time to set up your very own easter egg hunting kit then this is definitely worth investing in. The kit includes 12 signs, 12 wooden stakes, and 1 hanging sign, and each sign includes has a stunning Peter Rabbit character hand drawn for your children’s delight.
For extravagent Easter egg decorating and painting, this 24 Karat Easter Egg Coloring Kit is sure to delight you. With two packets of gold glaze and tints to ensure you end up with a rainbow of Easter egg delight, the 24 Karat Easter Egg Coloring Kit Is well worth it.
Add some extra pizzaz to your Easter bunny craft projects with these Sticko Easter Bunnies Stickers
Emily Bunny 3D Easter pop up book template is free. Please share it with your friends, and for teachers – you are welcome to print as many copes as you like. Please do not sell the templates.