Looking for the best Easter cooking and craft activities? We round-up our favourite ten Easter bakes and makes Hurrah, the long Easter weekend is nearly upon us! It's a perfect opportunity to get cooking or crafty with your little ones. If you’re looking for some cooking and craft inspiration, here are ten of our favourite Easter-themed things to make and bake with small children. (P.S. Make sure you read our tips on stress-free baking with toddlers first!) Easter nest cake: The classic Easter nest cake is a no-bake, tasty treat that is easy for everyone to make. Get the instructions here (leave the small eggs out if you're worried about them being a potential choking hazard). Easter tree decorations: If you want to decorate your Easter tree, these simple Easter salt dough decorations are perfect (if not slightly messy!) Hot cross scones: A perfect teatime treat, get everyone making these, a cross between the classic hot cross bun and a scone. Yum. Paper daffodils: Surely one of the best Easter-themed crafts for children to make (does everyone remember making these when they were young?) Here's the low-down on doing it yourself Bunny rabbit handprint cards: If want a craft that’s also a keepsake, these handprint cards are perfect – and easy to do with babies, too. Spring sun catchers: Let’s face it, Easter will probably be a wash-out. So brighten up a grey day with these tissue paper sun catchers, thanks to This Enchanted Pixie. Egg shell Cress-heads: If you’re looking for something with slightly less sugar, then try these cress heads (use leftover egg shells!). Marbled paper eggs: Want some messy fun? Try using food colouring and shaving foam to make marbled paper eggs. Colourful Easter egg glasses: As an alternative to the traditional bonnet, why not make these colourful glasses? Full tutorial over on Let’s Do Something Crafty. And once the Easter weekend is over, make sure you read our post on ideas for leftover Easter eggs.
Alexandra Phillips

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