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A bright, fun and simple Easter art activity for young children. Lovely and messy!

I love the kids art around spring time, they always seem extra proud of spring art, kids seem to have a natural love of baby chicks and baby lambs and really enjoy the cute aspect of creating spring art work.

What you need to make Easter chicks
  • white paper
  • yellow paint
  • paint tray/old plate
  • scissors
  • paper plate
  • nice scrap paper – shades of blue cut into small triangles
  • A4 sheet of yellow paper
  • A4 sheet of orange paper
  • brown pencil
  • sticky tape
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How to make Easter chicks
  • Firstly tip the yellow paint into the paint tray/old plate and make lots and lots of yellow handprints.
  • Once the handprints are dry cut them out – young children will need help with this.
  • Cut the paper plate in half – leaving a zigzag edge for the cracked egg shell effect.
  • Splatter the paper plate with glue and stick on the blue triangles – this will be the egg shell.
  • Cut a circle out of the yellow paper to be the chicks body. Stick this to the egg shell.
  • Splatter the yellow circle with glue and stick on the yellow handprints – these will be the fluffy spring chick.
  • Next cut out two circles from white paper and colour pupils with a brown pencil – these are the chicks eyes.
  • Cut out a triangle of orange paper to be the chicks beak.
  • Stick the eyes and beak onto the chick with glue.
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