Easter is the perfect time to get crafty! As you're going about your spring cleaning, you can liven up your home with up with some fun and exciting homemade crafts. And, with most schools having a whole fortnight off for the Easter holidays, finding some fun crafts and activities for kids can help keep them busy. So, here are our 5 best Easter craft items for adults and children...
Crafts for Kids
If you and your kids love playing board games together now you can create your very own! This set, for children aged 4 and up, includes classic games like Snakes and Ladders, Backgammon and Draughts and allows your children to colour in their boards however they like. With counters and dice included, this set is sure to keep your children entertained through the holidays!
This book from Usborne Activities includes a great range of crafts for your kids to try out in the Easter holidays. The craft projects include Easter garlands, egg decorating and fingerprint bunnies. Each activity has easy-to-follow instructions and illustrations and is fun to create for children aged 3 years +. Don't get caught out by the April showers, grab this craft book for a rainy day.
Crafts for Adults
With the spring flowers starting to pop over the countryside, why not try decorating your home with your own flower arrangements? In Rachel Siegfried's helpful book, she introduces you to the colours, textures and fragrances of 60 different flowers and provides you with 30 different arrangement styles to practice yourself. But, with all you can learn from this lovely book, you'll be coming up with your own arrangements in no time.
In spring all the baby animals are born and the animal kingdom comes alive with new families but if you know anyone who's recently had a new-born then this set can help you treat them to some lovely gifts. This sewing set gives you everything you need to give both mother and baby gifts with a personal touch. In the kit you can make 7 different projects, including a baby blanket and a soft toy.
If you're looking for an alternative to chocolate gifts this Easter then you could always give your friends and family some truly thoughtful handmade gifts. In this book, you'lll find over 70 different gift ideas with step-by-step instructions for making a range of gifts through a variety of methods, including knitting, sewing, paper crafts, baking and more. So, whether you're a keen crafter looking for a new project or a newbie to craft-making, this book has something for everyone.
These are just 5 of our top craft book picks, if you want to see more, take a look through our full range of fantastic craft books for activities and projects of all ages.