Looking for a fun and engaging Easter craft activity that the whole family can enjoy? Try making a Torn Paper Hatching Easter Chick! This adorable craft is easy to make and perfect for kids of all ages. Follow along in this blog post for step-by-step instructions on creating your own hatching Easter chicks using torn paper.
Crafting at Easter
Easter is a time of joy, renewal, and celebration, and what better way to celebrate the arrival of spring than with a fun and easy-to-follow crafting activity for kids? This year, try making a cute and whimsical Torn Paper Hatching Easter Chick with your children. Using just a few basic materials, you can create an adorable Easter decoration that will brighten up your home and provide hours of entertainment for your kids.
In this blog post, we will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to make a Torn Paper Hatching Easter Chick. This craft activity is perfect for children of all ages and is a great opportunity to develop your child’s fine motor skills and creativity. As your children tear and glue paper to create the shape of a hatching chick, they will also learn about the process of hatching and the new beginnings that come with the arrival of spring.
Not only is this Torn Paper Hatching Easter Chick Craft a fun and engaging activity, but it is also an eco-friendly alternative to traditional crafting methods. By using scrap paper and other recycled materials, you can reduce waste and teach your children the importance of sustainability. So, get ready to tear and glue your way into the colorful world of Easter crafting with this fun and eco-friendly Torn Paper Hatching Easter Chick craft activity.
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- Easter egg template
- Yellow, orange and pink construction paper
- White card stock
- Googley eyes
- Yellow feathers
- Green Easter grass
How to Set up Torn Paper Hatching Easter Chick Craft
Cut out a medium sized circle from white card stock. Take some yellow construction paper have your child tear them into pieces. Glue the pieces all over the white circle to make the body of the chick covering all the white spaces.
Glue on google eyes, an orange beak from orange construction paper and pink construction paper cheeks. The final detail for the chick are the feathers. Glue them on close the body. We want to make sure that nothing is peaking out when the chick is in its shell.
Glue the chick to a piece of construction of paper.
Print off the outline of an Easter egg available for free above. Make zig zag cuts along the egg to cut it in half.
Decorate the egg with markers.
Make a small slit (adult assistance required) on the top part of the shell and slide a fastener through.
Glue the bottom of the chick to the construction paper over top of the chick.
Make another slit (adult assistance required) just above the bottom half of the egg and slide the fastener through the hole.
Secure the fastener from the back and them see if your egg can open and close, hatching and unhitching the chick!
This craft is good for toddlers aged children 2 years old and up.
The mess level for this craft is low.
Difficulty to Create
Language development, shape recognition, color recognition, hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, imaginative play, creativity.
Toddler and Preschooler Curriculums, Books & TV Show!
Play2Learn Toddler & Preschool Programs for Curious Toddlers
There is no limit to your toddler’s energy and curiosity. That energy and curiosity although a joy can be challenging at times. Their interest in just about everything around them is what makes them great learners. One and two year olds can soak up so much just from their senses!
But as a teacher or parent that thirst for learning can be exhausting. That is why I created this toddler and preschooler program. To help you get the most out of this time with your curious toddler without having to come up with creative ways to play and interact with them.
Play2Learn for Toddlers includes 20 Units for toddlers. Each 2-week toddler unit has 20 super easy to set up and engaging activities for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.
Play2Learn Preschool which includes 20 Units for preschoolers. Each 2-week preschoolers unit has 20 unique and easy to set up and engaging activities for preschoolers 3 years to 5 years. That’s over 800 learning activities for your toddler and preschooler at your fingertips! So many ideas you and your child will never be bored again!
These toddler and preschool lesson plans and activities will definitely keep you and your toddler and preschooler busy playing and learning!
Click here for more information: Play2Learn
Designed for toddlers 18 months and up.
Book: Exciting Sensory Bins for Curious Kids
Did you know I wrote a book of sensory bins? Click here for more information Exciting Sensory Bin for Curious Kids. Or grab your copy at Amazon.
Boring afternoons are made exciting with awesome animal-based bins, like Salty Shark Bay or Yarn Farm. Pretend play bins like Birthday Cake Sensory Play or Bubble Tea Party encourage creativity and imagination. And your kids will have so much fun they won’t even know they’re getting smarter with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) activities like Sink or Float Soup, Magnetic Letter Hunt or Ice Cream Scoop and Count.
Designed for toddlers 18 months and up.
Book: Super STEAM Activity Book for Kids
Learning all about science, technology, engineering, art, and math sets kids up for scholastic success―and it can be so much fun! Watch kids enjoy building STEAM skills as they color friendly fish, help water find its way to tree roots, solve math problems with mazes, and more.
Find out more and grab your copy here.
Designed for preschoolers 3 years old and up.
Book: Big Book of Riddles for Kids
Riddle me this: What’s an exciting way to practice critical thinking while having a blast? The Big Riddle Book for Kids, of course! From hilarious puns to tough brain teasers, kids can build problem-solving skills with hundreds of riddles that show them how to think outside the box.
- 350 riddles for kids—Have hours of fun with riddles, puns and jokes, and math and logic puzzles that’ll get their wheels turning!
- Level up their skills—Riddles get trickier as kids progress through the book, challenging them as they get better at solving puzzles!
- Double-check their work—Kids can check their answers in the back of the book with a handy answer key.
Help children expand their minds while having fun with this puzzle book for kids!
Designed for kids ages 6 years old and up.
TV Show: Curious Crafting
I’m so excited to finally share my new crafting TV show Curious Crafting which launched July 1 at on TVOkids and TVOkids YouTube!
Set in the ultimate crafting space, Curious Crafting is a short form pre-school age series about the joy of making crafts. I lead a rotating cast of adorable little preschoolers (including my own) making magic out of common household objects.
In each episode we transform recycled items into magical crafts like a milk carton school bus, paper bag puppet or cotton pad turtle. The crafters learn and laugh their way through each activity while demonstrating what their young imaginations can create.
Curious Crafting shares the adventure and joy of making art with takeaway lessons for creating crafts at home.
This show designed for toddlers and preschoolers 2.5 years old and up.