I love to recycle and find myself staring at items I use on a constant basis, thinking, "What can I create with this?" Not only does it save space in the land fills, I don't have to empty the garbage as often! One of my most used items is Kleenex and I came up with this idea for my grandson on Easter.
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Kids take turns trying to toss the eggs into the bunny basket. Make up your own rules for the scoring system.
Note: You can omit the eggs and just make the basket. Fill with goodies for a great Easter gift!
By Mary from Palm Coast, FL
Make this sweet wooly lamb Easter basket with simple to find supplies; some you may already have at home. This is a page about cotton ball lamb Easter basket.
Using your choice of cardstock and embellishments, you can make up several of these pretty paper baskets for Easter. This is a page about making a paper Easter treat basket.
Recycled cans from coffee, formula or other larger canned goods can be reused to make adorable baskets for the Easter Bunny. This is a page about making Easter baskets from recycled cans.
Wooden craft sticks, tongue depressors, or Popsicle sticks can be used to make these sturdy baskets. It's a great project to do with kids for the Easter Bunny.
Using a balloon as the mold, you can make cute Easter baskets from string or yarn. This is a page about use a balloon to make an Easter basket.
A coffee can makes a perfect last minute Easter Basket for children. This is a page about making a plastic coffee can Easter basket.
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This quick treat bag is easy enough for grade schoolers. Use it for your Sunday School Class and talk about the symbolism of the Easter Lily.
A child would be thrilled to have their own gathering basket or it could be used as a centerpiece after filling with colored eggs and surrounding with Easter grass.
These are Easter baskets recycled from a dinner out at Kentucky Fried Chicken and from empty containers of products I use on a daily basis.
For a quick, easy, and cheap Easter basket, rinse and clean an empty liter soda bottle, cut a 1 inch "ring" at the top of the body of the bottle (after the spout), and cut in half. Trim the rest of the body of the bottle to the height of the "basket" you'd like.
It's that time again when we need to be creative about what goes into that Easter Basket so that we don't put our kids on chocolate overload. Personally, I like to put inexpensive toys like crayons and books in their baskets, but recently I was asked by my grandson William if I could get him some coloring pages to color when he had to spend some extended time here.
Here's an easy and cheap Easter basket that the kids can make.
I have four children and Easter baskets can get messy, expensive, and just full of junk, so every year I give them everything they will need (and ask for anyway ) for a fun summer. The basket is always a big sand pail.
Buy small brown paper bags and paint them with vegetable oil until the paper is translucent. Turn them upside down to drain out any excess oil. Pour tempered chocolate inside the bag and turn and tip the bag until all sides are covered.