7 Eggcellent Easter Crafts for Kids

Using bottle caps and cotton balls, egg cartons and thread, you can whip up all sorts of fun Easter crafts with your kids!. (Photo: Better Homes & Gardens/Martha Stewart)

Whether you're looking for cute crafts to keep the kids entertained over spring break or elegant gifts for Easter, these Easter craft ideas are sure to be a hit. Try one or try them all, and let us know which one is your favorite!

Tin can lamb. Looking for an easy Easter craft or gift? This tin can lamb should fit the bill. And it comes together easily with a clean recycled can, a bunch of cotton balls, and a few other embellishments. It's cute and soft and is perfect for holding pencils or even Easter candy. And it would make a great gift for grandma!

Honey bunny bookmarks. Here's another simple craft that makes a great gift for guests or holiday hosts. All you need are white, chenille pipe cleaners to make a sweet little bookmark that surrounds a photo of your sweet little bunny. They're so much fun to make and your kids will love having a holiday craft that features them as the Easter bunny!

Spring chicks. Make your own bobble head birdies with this cute and colorful easy-to-make Easter craft. Whip these up quickly by painting egg carton cups in your favorite springtime hues and then jazzing them up with floral wire, cardstock and a few well-placed fun feathers. Place them on your Easter table or just let the kids have fun putting them all over the house!

Embroidery floss eggs. This fun craft from Better Homes and Gardens will keep kids busy for hours making and shaping their favorite egg design. This would work well for a classroom or scout troop craft where the kids can mix and match styles and show off their finished products in a giant garland decoration. All you need are some small balloons, embroidery floss and liquid starch.

Pom pom chickies. You won't find an easier Easter craft than these adorable pom-pom chicks from Craft Passion. Just glue pompoms together and add felt eyes, wings and a beak. Perfect for kids of all ages.

Easter envelopes. Need to whip together an Easter craft in a jiffy? These Easter bunny envelopes come together quickly and they are easy to make from items you're sure to already have in the house. Basically, if you have an envelope and some paper, you can use them to make these cute bunnies. Bonus points if you also happen to have some candy or other treats you can use to fill them up!

Bottle cap napkin ring. Kids will be glad to set the table for Easter dinner if they can use the opportunity to showcase these sweet Easter crafts. To make, just paint a bottle cap yellow, use a marker to make the face, add a feather, and tie a ribbon on the back. So sweet and simple!

Extraordinary eggs. These cute little egg creatures from Martha Stewart Living are a great way to dress up boring old dyed Easter eggs. Of course, Martha being Martha, these instructions are overly complicated. But you can use the same decorations techniques without the extra fuss of blowing and drying.

What are your favorite Easter crafts to make with the kids?