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Looking for some fun & frugal Easter-themed activities to try this year?
Below is your ultimate round-up for both Easter-themed baking and Easter-themed crafting this year. These activities are perfect for whiling away a rainy afternoon with the kids, but honestly, are just as fun to try on your own!
When I think of Easter treats, I think of bunnies, carrots, spring chickens, and lots of pastel colours, and those themes are definitely reflected in the list below.
Whether you’re hosting a big Easter weekend gathering, or just want some activities to do in the afternoon, I’ve got you covered.
Best of all, all the Easter treats and crafts listed below are perfect if you’re trying to be more frugal this year and cut down on how much you spend on unnecessary things. (P.S. I’ve got a whole list of no-spend activities you could also check out!)
Edible Activities (Easter Treats!)
Vegan Carrot Cake Cupcakes & Cream Cheese Frosting
So cute! These carrot cakes make the perfect Easter treat that both kids and adults can enjoy - and the cream cheese frosting is out. of. this. world.
Vegan Hot Cross Buns
It just doesn't feel like Easter without a warm hot cross bun packed with sultanas
Gluten Free Vegan Coconut Macaroon Nests
A nice twist on traditional chocolate Easter nests, these coconut macaroon nests look awesome and are also gluten free.
Vegan Lemon Bars
No-bake lemon bars - how beautiful do these look! Fresh, healthy, and perfect for spring.
Vegan Carrot Cake
If cupcakes aren't your thing, why not try making this carrot cake in its full glory! Made with loads of cream cheese frosting for the most indulgent treat.
Vegan Lemon, Blueberry & Poppy Seed Loaf Cake
Perfect with an iced tea when the weather starts getting warmer! This loaf cake is really versatile and tastes as fresh as it looks.
Gluten Free Thumbprint Cookies
These thumbprint cookies are a fantastic baking activity to do with your kids - assign each of them a colour so they can enjoy the one's they make!
Healthy Easter Nest Cookies Recipe
Easter nest cookies that just happen to be healthy, too! These are perfect for making with your kids without the sugar overload we'd all rather avoid!
Easy Vegan Easter Cupcakes
Cute, easy, and simple: these vegan easter cupcakes are a must-try when looking for easy bakes for your children to help you with.
Lilac Donuts: Edible Flower Donuts with Lilacs
So pretty! These lilac donuts look absolutely gorgeous - I hope they taste as good!
Easter Crafts & Activities
Cheap Easter Crafts For Kids
Entertaining your kids for Easter doesn't need to be expensive - these Easter crafts for kids are all lots of fun and cheap to source the right materials.
Pom Pom Chicks For Easter || Practically Functional
These super-cute pom pom chicks are extremely easy to make, requiring just 5 things to put them together!
Peeps Bunny Place Card Holders
These place card holders are made from clay, and make for a cute way to show guests where they're seated for your Easter meal while also getting the kids involved.
DIY Embroidery Hoop Easter Bunny
This beautiful embroidery hoop is very simple to make, and the perfect Easter craft for kids to hang in their rooms. All you need is some embroidery hoops and a few different cuts of fabric (you could even use old sheets or t-shirts to save money!).
DIY Bunny Headband Craft for Kids
Perfect for Easter-themed parties, these DIY bunny headbands are guaranteed to go down well with your kids.
Felt Easter Eggs
Pretty, fun to make, and super frugal: these felt Easter eggs are the perfect rainy-day craft to make with your kids this Easter.
DIY Sprinkle Easter Eggs
So beautiful you'll want to keep these out on display all year long! These sprinkle Easter eggs are a great Easter craft for older kids as they do require painting small, straight lines on the eggs to get them looking like the image - but younger kids could still have a lot of fun with these!
DIY: Salt Dough Easter Eggs
These ornaments are a fun and frugal Easter craft to try with your kids and will look amazing hanging from the trees in your garden or around the home.
Sock Bunny (Easter Crafts for Kids)
A quick and easy Easter craft idea for kids! Just recycle some old socks and get some accessories to turn your creation into bunnies!
Spring Chicks Egg Carton Craft
A creative and frugal Easter craft you can make with things you have around the home!
Decorating Easter Eggs
Every adult remembers the fun Easter craft that is boiling eggs and then painting the hardened shell. A great cheap way to let your kids be creative and express themselves artistically!