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Children can easily
make their own Easter baskets and decorate them using crafts and their
For the baskets, use
empty containers. Many coffee or iced tea containers are made from
round cardboard. Margarine tubs, cottage cheese and sour cream
containers are made from plastic. To make a cradle basket, lay a round
box on its side and cut off the top third. Cardboard containers are
the best choice as they are easy to paint. Be careful cutting plastic
containers as the edges may be sharp.
Paint the basket or
cover with paper. Add stickers, paint a face or use felt pieces for a
face, or draw a design. Glue on lace, ribbon or sequins. Your child
can find ideas by looking in their Craft
Cut a handle from
cardboard or use a length of ribbon. Staple (with adult help) the
handle to the inside of the basket.
shredded tissue paper inside the basket.
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