Craft activity: make an Easter basket

Posted on April 21, 2011 by

Materials

  • 1 yoghurt pot, washed
  • 1 sheet of coloured tissue paper, torn into small pieces
  • PVA glue
  • 1 sheet of coloured card
  • Double-sided tape
  • Coloured paper
  • Hole punch
  • Glue stick

How to make it

  1. Follow the instructions to make your Easter bunny or try making different versions, like chicks or decorate your egg to be really pretty.
  2. To make the basket, spread glue on the outside of the yoghurt pot, then layer with the tissue paper pieces. Repeat on the inside of the pot, Leave to dry.
  3. Cut a long strip of card to make a handle. Attach the handle to both sides of the yoghurt pot using double-sided tape.
  4. To decorate, draw several daisies onto paper. Cut out, then stick on coloured paper circles made using a hole punch. Glue the flowers onto the handle and the basket. Place your egg on its stand, then into the basket for a cute Easter gift.

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