Getting the kids involved in Easter Preparations

Spring time is full of fun and colorful things…Easter being one of them! Do you remember being a kid and finding those magical chocolate eggs hidden in that Easter grass? Nothing like it! A great way to bring back those feelings is to get the kids involved in your Easter fun this year – whether with your own children, or with children you know. I Share is brimming with new and super simple Easter/Spring time ideas that are definitely kid-friendly! Here are just a few of my faves:

1.  Let the kids help with some Easter decorating! They will feel so grown up helping to make these Tissue Paper Decorations that are as fun as they are colorful!

Tissue Paper Fan Decor Tissue Paper Bunny Decorations From the Craft Nest

2. Or maybe they would like to help put together this adorable bunny banner from “Serving Pink Lemonade”. I could see adding some cute cotton ball tails, too!

Bunny Banner Bunny Banner

3. Easter wouldn’t be EASTER without eggs. A symbol of renewal and rebirth, eggs are “eggs”actly what Easter calls for! I know my girls will go nuts over these Easter egg rings. How simple, and how smart!
Egg Ring Ring in Easter With Some Egg Rings!

4. *I* might go more than a little “nuts” for these chocolate spoon “nests”. Mini eggs are my FAVE! (oh yeah, we’re talking about kids….right….)

Chocolate spoon nests Chocolate Spoon Nests

5. And why not just pop some candy in some plastic eggs, then pop those eggs right in the mail? Who knew?

Mail Easter Eggs Mail Those Eggies!

6.  An Easter post wouldn’t be complete without a few free PRINTABLES, right? I haven’t found a child yet who doesn’t love to play “Don’t Eat Pete”, so they will love this Easter version from Pink Polka Dot Creations!

Don't Eat Hoppy Don’t Eat Hoppy

Let the kids put together little treat buckets for their friends and teachers! Use these adorable printable tags to finish it off!

Bunny Printable Easter BUCKETS with Printable Tag

And finally, for a treat that your little can hold on to for a while, why not make an Easter T-Shirt with them? These printable iron-on transfers from Monika Wright are so stinkin’ cute, right?

iron on bunny Easter Iron On Transfer

Let’s not stop here, though, everyone! There are even more fun Easter crafts, treats, and activities to be found on the IShare sites! Keep those fun submissions coming!

I Share Crafts

I Share Printables

I Share Fun Food

Don’t forget we are joining Hoosier Homemade, The Shabby Creek Cottage, Nest of Posies & The Paper Cupcake to bring you Spring week. Today is an adorable Easter tablescape brought to you by Nest of Posies. Grab the FREE Spring printables used for her table design HERE!

chevron place mat   Don’t forget tomorrow ~ Friday is the big link up. Come and share your Spring Ideas!

Happy Easter!

Getting the kids involved in Easter Preparations


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  1. March 29th, 2012 at 8:37 am
    alison@howdoesshe.com says:
    Whooo...I like this line up. LOVE the easter egg ring:)
  2. March 29th, 2012 at 8:43 am
    Allison says:
    I love your site. I've never commented before. I'm not gonna lie. Your typo about the Easter T-Shirt makes me laugh really hard. Yeah. You forgot the r in shirt. It really puts a different spin on the project. Ha.

    Thanks for making my morning!
    • March 29th, 2012 at 8:15 pm
      Shelley says:
      Bwahahahaha. We will change that PRONTO! ;) Thanks for letting us know. ;)
  3. March 29th, 2012 at 8:54 am
    Jen says:
    Love these ideas-so cute-but you have a typo on the Easter Iron-On. I am pretty sure you mean "T-Shirt".
    • March 29th, 2012 at 8:16 pm
      Shelley says:
      Oh Boy. We did mean T-SHIRT. Yikes. ;) Too funny... sorry about that one. ;)
      • March 29th, 2012 at 8:20 pm
        Bobbi says:
        I must have been asleep when I was proofing this! LOL!
  4. March 29th, 2012 at 9:37 am
    Missy says:
    Looks like spring break just got a little easier. :) Thanks!
  5. March 29th, 2012 at 9:50 am
    Mandi says:
    I love these!

    And I love this blog! Amazingly talented ladies.

    p.s., it says "T-shit" up there. That just made my morning. :)
  6. March 29th, 2012 at 7:06 pm
    Monika Wright says:
    How cool to see my daughter's photo pop up on Pinterest...hope everyone enjoys making their Somebunny Special t-shirts!
  7. March 30th, 2012 at 11:02 pm
    Melissa Jones says:
    I normally really enjoy this website. But here is my complaint: Easter is a Christian holiday, about the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. I find it disheartening that you can't or didn't put up anything that has real meaning to why we celebrate this holiday in the first place. We celebrate it because a bunny wants to hide eggs and candy for our children? It is such a deep shame, that there is no acknowledgment on this website, when talking about Easter what the holiday is really about. No crafts for Resurrection Sunday that point to Jesus Christ. I can only imagine what other would say if they get to see this post, I doubt it would be positive. But Easter is not about bunnies and candy, we should be celebrating the true meaning of Easter, which is about Christ, and nothing else. You could have at least but up ideas for the Christians out there, along with the bunnies and candy. It is such a deep shame, that this wonderful holiday is boiled down to a bunny...Melissa
    • March 31st, 2012 at 12:06 am
      Caley says:
      Hi Melissa,
      You might like this post if you're looking for a deeper holiday activity: http://www.howdoesshe.com/simple-easter-countdown
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