Easter Chick Basket

Create this cute Easter chick basket that's perfect for holding Easter eggs and goodies.

Safety Tips

  • Kids 8 years and younger should use child-safe scissors.
  • Keep the stapler out of children's reach.
  • Watch out for this sign Ask for an adult's help. It means adult help is needed for the particular step.
Easter Chick Basket craft

Materials

  • Paper bowl
  • Yellow construction paper
  • Craft foam
  • Crayons
  • Stapler
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • White glue or clear liquid glue
  • Wiggle eyes (optional)
  • Things to decorate your basket with:
    small craft foam shapes, puffy paint, stickers, etc.

Steps

Step 1 Easter Chick Basket 1. Find a paper bowl that is deep enough and sturdy enough to safely hold your Easter eggs or goodies. Draw zigzag lines along the bowl's rim.
Step 2 Easter Chick Basket Ask for an adult's help2. Cut along the zigzag lines to come up with the chick's hatched egg shell.
Step 3a Easter Chick Basket 3. Make your Easter chick either by:

a.) Printing out this Easter chick template.
Step 3b Easter Chick Basket b.) Drawing three basic parts: 2 triangles for the wings and a main body made up of a circle and a triangle. Drawing your own chick is actually better since you can tailor the chick's size to that of your bowl and you can use any kind of paper (e.g. craft foam or felt).
Step 4 Easter Chick Basket 4. Cut out the pieces.
Step 5a Easter Chick Basket 5. Create a face for your chick by:

a.) Drawing with crayons;
Step 5b Easter Chick Basket b.) Or by gluing on a pair of wiggles eyes and a pair of little orange triangles for the mouth.
Step 6 Easter Chick Basket 6. Slightly curl the wing tips with a pencil.
Step 7 Easter Chick Basket 7. Apply glue at the bottom edge of the chick's body.
Step 8 Easter Chick Basket 8. Glue the chick inside the bowl.
Step 9 Easter Chick Basket 9. Glue the wings on either side of the chick.
Step 10 Easter Chick Basket Ask for an adult's help10. Cut a strip of craft foam and staple its ends onto the bowl to create a handle.
Step 11 Easter Chick Basket 11. You can further decorate the handle with stickers, puffy paint, glitter glue, or by gluing on small craft foam shapes. Let the glue dry before using your Easter chick basket.

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