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8 Free Printable DIY Easter Basket Templates for Kids

March 19, 2024
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Looking for a fun and unique way to showcase your Easter treats this year? Look no further than these 8 free printable DIY Easter basket templates for kids that are guaranteed to make your treats stand out. Whether you’re hosting an Easter egg hunt, giving gifts to loved ones, or simply want to add a whimsical touch to your holiday decorations, these templates are the perfect solution.

From bunnies and chicks to flowers and eggs, these Easter basket templates come in a variety of designs and styles to suit any taste. Simply print out the templates, follow the easy instructions, and voila – you’ll have adorable and eye-catching Easter baskets in no time.

Not only are these templates a great way to add a personal touch to your Easter celebrations, but they’re also a fun activity for the whole family to enjoy. Get everyone involved in the crafting process and create memories that will last a lifetime.

So, if you’re looking to take your Easter treats to the next level, check out these 8 free printable DIY Easter basket templates for kids and be prepared to impress your friends and family with your creativity and style.

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Easter Basket Template for Kids

If you’re looking for a fun and engaging activity to keep the kids entertained this Easter, look no further than these Easter basket templates. Not only will this fun Easter craft provide hours of entertainment, but they’ll also give your children a sense of accomplishment as they create their own unique baskets. Here’s a step-by-step guide to making an Easter basket template for kids:

1. Choose a Design: Start by selecting a design that your child will love. Whether they’re into bunnies, chicks, or flowers, there’s a template that will suit their interests and preferences.

2. Gather Supplies: Next, gather all the necessary supplies. You’ll need colored paper or cardstock, scissors, glue, and any additional decorations you’d like to add, such as stickers or ribbons, small white pom poms for bunny tails as well as the DIY baskets.

3. Print: Print out the  printable template of your choice onto the card stock. Carefully cut along the lines to create the basket shape. Make sure to cut out any additional elements, such as bunny ears or flower petals, if applicable.

4. Decorate:  Color the baskets with markers or crayons. Let your child’s creativity shine by decorating the basket with stickers, ribbons, or drawings. Don’t forget to add theEaster Basket handle to complete the look.

5. Cut and Assemble:  Cut out along the outer edge of the basket. Fold on the bottom score lines. Use glue or glue dot to secure the dotted line edges on all sides of the basket and any additional elements. See more detailed instructions on how to assemble if you would like more help on assembling the free printable crafts.

6. Fill with Treats: Once the basket is complete, fill it with your child’s favorite Easter treats. Whether it’s chocolate eggs, marshmallow chicks, or small toys, the basket will be the perfect vessel to hold their goodies.

By involving your kids in the crafting process, you not only keep them entertained but also encourage their creativity and fine motor skills. They’ll be proud to show off their handmade Easter baskets, and you’ll create cherished memories together.

Supplies Needed to Make the 8 Free Printable DIY Easter Basket Templates for Kids

Creating an Easter basket template with a bunny design is a classic choice that never goes out of style. To make your own Easter bunny template craft, you’ll need the following supplies:

1. Colored Paper or Card stock: Choose a color that matches your Easter theme or personal preference if you don’t plan to color the baskets.This will add a pop of color. Pastel shades, such as pink, blue, or yellow, are popular choices for Easter crafts. White card stock or any type of thick paper works best to help support the elements you add to basket once completed.

2. Scissors: A good pair of scissors is essential for cutting out the template and any additional elements.

3. Glue: Use a regular school glue stick or my favorite- glue dots- to secure the edges of the basket and any additional decorations you’d like to add.

4. Decorations: Get creative with your decorations. You can use stickers, ribbons, pom-poms, or even draw your own designs on the basket.

5. Easter Treats: Don’t forget to gather your favorite Easter treats to fill the basket once it’s complete. Chocolate eggs, jelly beans, or even small toys make for great surprises inside the basket.

With these supplies on hand, you’re ready to create an adorable Easter bunny basket that will delight both kids and adults alike. Follow the instructions provided with the template, and let your creativity run wild as you personalize your basket.

Directions to Assemble the Free Printable Easter Basket Template

Assembling an Easter basket template is a fun and straightforward process. Here are the step-by-step directions to help you create your own eye-catching Easter baskets:

1. Print the Template: Start by printing out the template on colored paper or cardstock. Make sure to choose a color that complements your Easter theme or personal style.

2. Decorate: I have always found with the younger kids that the easiest way for them to create paper crafts is to color first, then cut and assemble the craft. Get creative and add your personal touch to the basket. Use stickers, ribbons, or drawings to make it unique and eye-catching. Let your imagination run wild and have fun with the decorating process.

3. Cut out the Template: Carefully cut along the lines of the template to create the basket shape. Be sure to glue the sides of the Easter basket with a regular school glue stick or glue dots to secure it in place. If the template includes additional elements, such as bunny ears or flower petals, cut those out as well.

4. Fold and Glue: Follow the instructions provided with the template to fold the basket into shape. Use glue to secure the edges and any additional elements. Allow the glue to dry completely before moving on to the next step.

5. Fill with Treats: Once the basket is complete and the decorations are dry, it’s time to fill it with Easter treats. Whether you choose chocolate eggs, marshmallow chicks, or small toys, the basket will be the perfect vessel to hold your goodies. (I used Cadbury mini eggs and edible grass in the photos you see. I think the eggs are just adorable and always prefer edible grass but  a little Easter grass you buy for regular Easter baskets works just fine too!

By following these simple directions, you’ll be able to assemble your own Easter basket template in no time. Get creative, have fun, and enjoy the process of making something special for your Easter celebrations.

More DIY Easter basket template ideas

If you’re looking for even more inspiration, here are some additional DIY Easter basket template ideas to help you make your Easter treats stand out:

1. Flower Basket: Create a colorful flower basket template by using different shades of colored paper or cardstock. Cut out flower shapes and assemble them into a basket shape. Add a ribbon handle for an extra touch of elegance.

2. Egg Carton Basket: Repurpose an empty egg carton by painting it in pastel colors. Cut out the individual egg cups and attach them together to form a basket shape. Decorate with stickers or ribbon for a festive touch.

3. Paper Plate Basket: Use a paper plate as the base for your Easter basket. Cut out the center of the plate and fold up the edges to create a basket shape. Decorate with paint or markers and add a handle made of ribbon or pipe cleaners.

By exploring these additional DIY Easter basket template ideas, you’ll have a wide variety of options to choose from. Mix and match different designs, colors, and styles to create a truly unique and personalized Easter basket.

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