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NO-Sew, Express Baskets for your Easter Egg Hunt with FREE Printable Pattern

Monday, March 29, 2010C Riches

NO-Sew, Express Baskets for your Easter Egg Hunt wit FREE Printable Pattern



If for some reason or another you haven't done any crafty things for Easter, fear not!

Today I 'm showing you an easy-peasy, express craft that even a child can do  - Tried and tested by yours truly and her gang of mini helpers.

Every year, the Easter bunny hides chocolate eggs around our garden, and leaves us clues as to where they're hidden.

The texts changes every year, but it's basically little notes written in rhyme with cute little clues - Isn't the Easter bunny such a darling?! :)



And this year I decided to make some DIY baskets so the kids have something cute and practical to put their eggs in - Just don't put all the eggs in one basket! Sorry couldn't help myself...

These are NO-SEW, no measure, and have no complicated instruction or skills required - Just some glue and foam needed. Oh, and a pair of willing hands - Great craft to make with the kids too!

I've done all the work (it took a few attempts..), all you have to do is assemble it - And no, there are no IKEA-style kits either! ;)


NO-Sew, Express Baskets for your Easter Egg Hunt


Materials Needed:

* Printable Easter Egg Hunt Basket Template - See below
* Colored craft foam A4 sheets (x2 per basket) in your choice of colors
* Hot Glue Gun
* Embellishment (Optional): buttons, ribbon scraps, glitter, pre-cut foam shapes, black pen, google eyes etc


Directions: (Also provided with template)

1) Just cut the pattern from foam. I used two A4 sheets and scraps for decoration (I bought a pack of multi-coloured A4 foam sheets - no more than €2 from a craft store)  

2) Slot the tabs into the slits - Yes, those are the technical terms, thank you...

3) Secure the tabs in place with a dot of glue - hot glue or fabric glue work best. 

4) Glue the bunny to the side and there you have it - The quickest, most adorable little baskets for your Easter Egg Hunts! (or anything else your little heart desires)



NO-Sew, Express Baskets for your Easter Egg Hunt wit FREE Printable Pattern


We decorated ours with  pre-cut foam shapes (edges were dabbed with pink blusher), ribbon and tissue paper inside. But if you don't have the time nor the disposition, they're just as cute au naturel - Would also make a great Easter Favor Bag, don't you think?


Oh, and if you intend to download these, please send us some love back and put a PIN on IT? Much appreciated! ;)

Tag your crafts #BirdsParty on social media so we can share! ;)

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39 comments

  1. Bird, these are just TOO cute!
    xoxo pattie

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  2. Hi little bird, it just remind me brazilian birthday parties with such great goody bags, yours are special and amazing. Thank you for share.
    Have a nice week honey.
    kisses

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  3. Those are darling! Wht a lucky little girl to have a basket like that!

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  4. So,

    they're quick to make too, so you'll be able to whip a few up in jo time at all! :)

    Thank you Michelle, we made it together! :)

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  5. Thanks for sharing your clever baskets, they certainly would make adorable favors! Appreciatively, CM2

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  6. Cris,
    Lindas cestinhas!

    Outra festa??? Eita que nesta festa só vai dar eu... assunto festa por lá é que não falta.
    kkkkkkkk
    Obrigada por ter compreendido. Acabou que as meninas já tinham levado as cestinhas, mesmo sem etiquetas, quando cheguei do trabalho. Eu pretendia levá-las quando fosse buscá-las daqui a pouco.

    Um abração.

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  7. Oi amiga! As cestas ficaram um espanto, e parecem mesmo faceis...pena que eu ainda não consegui ter a minha "cria" *hehe* Ah, e reparei, que o blog tá com noco visual!!!gostei!!! Cada vez melhor!!!! Bjs

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  8. These are stinkin' adorable!! Thanks so much for the download. I LOVE this!

    Alison
    http://oopsey-daisy.blogspot.com/

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  9. very cute idea for boys or girls!

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  10. Magda, obrigada por ter notado! :)

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  11. Absolutely adorable - I'm off to buy supplies. Thanks sooooooooo much for the download!

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  12. Adorable!! You've always got such fun ideas!!

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  13. I love this idea - I think I'm going to have to get some foam! My son will love it :)

    Thanks for linking at Lucky Star Lane!

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  14. I loved this so much I featured it on my blog:

    http://oopsey-daisy.blogspot.com/2010/03/wednesdays-wowzers-are-you-ready-for.html

    Thanks for sharing!!

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  15. Just adorable!! Thanks for sharing!
    Happy Easter!

    Debbie

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  16. Love this! I would love for you to come link up over at my blog! I've got prizes :)
    -Jill
    http://womenwhodoitall.blogspot.com

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  17. These are just so darn adorable!!
    Debbie

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  18. How absolutely adorable and really easy looking! I like the idea of the Easter bunny leaving clues for the kiddos to find the hidden eggs.

    Thanks for joining me in my first Easter Decor Day and Happy Easter to you and your family!

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  19. Those baskets are so pretty! Come link at my party: Thursday's Treasures!!
    http://treasuresfortots.blogspot.com/2010/04/thursdays-treasures-week-16.html

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  20. These are adorable and I'm sure the kids love them.
    Thanks for linking up today!

    Kim

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  21. I'm featuring this at somedaycrafts.blogspot.com

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  22. Hi!! These are fabulous.. Thanks for the idea!
    Visiting from Somewhat Simple. :)

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  23. wow so easy!
    can they be done with construction paper as we cant find this foam sheet here.
    thanks for easy tute.
    becky

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  24. Thank you Michelle! I am chuffed!

    Attilo, I have not tried, but I am sure really stiff paper would work too! Give it a go then come back to tell me please? :)

    Happy Easter to all you lovelies!!!

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  25. O my--I absolutely love these, what a great shape and project! I am putting this one in my preschool idea folder--thanks for linking up!

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  26. cute
    xoxo
    koshy
    http://koshysblog.blogspot.com/

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  27. What a cute basket!

    Thanks for joining Get Your Craft on Thursday. Please join me next week for another wonderful party!!

    Please stop by next week I am having guest over each day and I would love for you to tell them HI!

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  28. Hi Bird! Thank you for visiting my link party! I blog looks so awesome, good luck with the link party too!

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  29. Great idea, so cute! thanks so much for linking up on Craft Schooling Sunday, I hope to make it to your party too! all the best,Sara

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  30. Cute baskets! Thanks for linking up for Friday Favorites!

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  31. These turned out so cute!!! Thanks for linking up to this week's Super Crafty Saturday!

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  32. These are so cute. I am going to make some with my grandkids for their Easter treasure hunt at our house. Thanks for sharing the pattern :)

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  33. Great!! Have fun! Send me photos afterward? :)

    XOXO

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  34. these look really fun. Thankyou

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  35. Amei esta postagem das cestas com coelhinhos. Parabéns.

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  36. Hi,
    I mentioned your tutorial on my blog. Hope it’s ok with you. Cheers, Alex
    http://cecrisicecrisi.blogspot.com/2012/03/10-idee-fai-da-te-per-una-pasqua.html#more

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