Making do: Simple and sweet Easter crafts

Toyota Believe logoWith craft supplies not considered ‘essential’, families everywhere are getting creative and ‘making do’. Here’s a collection of our favourite Easter craft ideas that turn everyday household items into celebrations of a very special season. Shout out to Pinterest and crafty bloggers the world over for sharing these cute projects. Click on each image to follow the link to its original source and instructions.


Nothing says Easter in lockdown like a
toilet roll bunny.


Simply stylish, and perfect for posting in a neighbour’s letterbox.


Paint some rocks, and then hide them on your neighbourhood walks for other kids to find!


Reflect on the reason for the season, while ripping up paper!

Here’s one for the jar collectors – this is
your moment!


Salt dough is heaps of fun, and you can use these ornaments to decorate an Easter tree.


There’s something so very endearing about a splodge chick…


And last, but definitely not least, an oh-so-cute no-sew sock bunny!


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Ellie Gwilliam

Ellie Gwilliam is a passionate communicator, especially on topics relating to families. After 20 years in Auckland working mainly in publishing, Ellie now lives in Northland, with her husband and their three daughters, where she works from home as content editor for Parenting Place. Ellie writes with hope and humour, inspired by the goal of encouraging parents everywhere in the vital work they are doing raising our precious tamariki.

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