cardstock Easter egg animals

Happy Easter to ewe!

These Easter egg animals would be so fun to craft with kids. Depending on their age, they can help paint (or dye) the eggs, then glue the pieces on. If you end up using the spun cotton eggs, you can keep this craft around as Easter decor for next year, too!

Crafting tips: Use a pencil to mark out the eyes, mouth, and nose before painting them on. You can also do this craft with your dyed eggs instead of the spun cotton ones.

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How to Make Cardstock Paper Easter Egg Animals

  1. Gather your tools and materials. Then download the template below.
  2. If using paper spun eggs, place the egg on a wire or skewer to making painting easier.
  3. Paint or dye your egg.
  4. Cut out the cardstock shapes, then add detail to the ears and nose. Check PDF template for detail color and placement we used for our eggs.

Full tutorial available for members to download below.

cardstock Easter egg animals tutorial by Lia Griffith

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