Ostara Spring Equinox Cards free printable template

Ostara Spring Equinox Cards - Do you like to send out seasonal cards to your family and friends? Check out below for a free printable and some tips to brighten up anyone's day.

Every Ostara, also known as the Spring Equinox, we take that as a chance to send our family and friends some happy mail.  I use any excuse I can to send grandparents and great grandparents cute little gifts from the kids.  I made up this Ostara Cards free printable template to make it easy for you to as well.  Kids love to be involved, and sending mail is so much fun!  Plus, maybe if they are lucky whoever they send mail to will reciprocate and send them back a surprise in the mail too!

My friends and family are used to my eccentricities.  I am the only pagan in my family, but lots of pagan-friendly friends and family.  I think even if people get cards that say Ostara on it, they don’t care as they take it in the spirit it was meant.  It’s more fun for everyone as they get to learn something new, and not following the Pagan wheel of the year it’s a surprise when they may receive a random gift from us.  Seriously, make friends who are part of a different spirituality, it makes things much more unexpected with extra holidays around and you learn so much!

Do you prefer to do things paperless?  You like to save the environment?  Or simply want to save time and resources by doing it all online?  I have another option for you too, I got a sample at Paperless Post to try out their really cool site.  It’s a great alternative to still send some fun cards to your family and friends, but a lot easier as you can do it all online.  Some really fun ways to customize a card to send to someone.  It’s easy to find individual cards for each person you want to send a fun surprise too, there are even free options so make sure you check it out!

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Ostara Cards free printable template

Ostara Spring Equinox Cards - Do you like to send out seasonal cards to your family and friends? Check out below for a free printable and some tips to brighten up anyone's day.

Materials Needed:

  • Scissors & tape
  • Ostara Cards free printable template PDF (or use the graphic below)
  • Packet of seeds for every person you want to send it to
  • Glitter glue and other decorations
  • Envelopes & stamps

Ostara Spring Equinox Cards - Do you like to send out seasonal cards to your family and friends? Check out below for a free printable and some tips to brighten up anyone's day.

Tip: Write the names in the “to” and “from” section BEFORE letting the kids destroy it with glitter glue, it’s REALLY hard after and not nearly as pretty.

 

Ostara Spring Equinox Cards - Do you like to send out seasonal cards to your family and friends? Check out below for a free printable and some tips to brighten up anyone's day.

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I did a similar post last year, because I love sending seeds so much to my family I do it each year!  Check it out below for different card ideas.




 

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Spring Pom Pom Tree

As part of the Kid Craft Challenge held by Kim over at The Resourceful Mama, I had to come up with a pom pom craft this month.  I decided to do a spring tree with my daughter and am thrilled with how it turned out.

Spring Pom Pom Tree - It's Spring time, why not make a wonderful nature craft with your kids, try this Spring Pom Pom Tree craft to bring a touch of Spring inside.

Materials Needed:

  • Twigs collected from outside
  • A pretty string, ribbon or thread to tie the sticks
  • Pom poms in various Spring colours
  • Glue Gun
  • Decorative butterfly’s

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Instructions:

  • Grab a pretty ribbon to tie around the base of the sticks (a few inches from the base) tightly and around and around to try and anchor them together.
  • Use the glue gun to attach the pom poms to the tree.
  • Once again, use the glue gun to attach the butterfly decorations, I liked to put them on the pom poms as it almost looked like flowers and they were landing on it.
  • I put them in a vase and filled the vase with the remaining pom poms to help stabilize it in the vase.

Spring Pom Pom Tree - It's Spring time, why not make a wonderful nature craft with your kids, try this Spring Pom Pom Tree craft to bring a touch of Spring inside.

Finished Product

My three-year-old, Bee, loved helping with this.  She had seen me use a glue gun before and desperately wanted to use it so I used this as a great opportunity to teach her about glue gun safety and hot/burning.  I put the glue on the tree branch and she attached the pom pom on top, being careful not to touch, or I put it directly on the pom pom and squeezed it onto the branch.  Bee even helped me squeeze the trigger and put the glue on the pom pom or butterfly, it was a lot of fun and she had a great time picking out the coloured pom poms for me to put on or which one she wanted to put on next.

Spring Pom Pom Tree - It's Spring time, why not make a wonderful nature craft with your kids, try this Spring Pom Pom Tree craft to bring a touch of Spring inside.

 

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Here are my past crafts as part of the Kids Craft Challenge:

Minnie Mouse Plant - IGFootprint Egg Wreath + Free Printable - Time to get ready for Spring! Make this cute and easy Footprint Egg Wreath with your kids to decorate. Free printable to welcome Spring / Easter / Ostara, whichever.Valentine's Day Heart Wreath - A cute Valentine's Day wreath to make with your child from their handprints. A fun decoration for anyone's house during the love season!

 

Don’t forget to visit the other blogs below to see what pom pom crafts they came up with.

May Kid Craft Challenge: Pom-Pom Craft

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Craft  by The Resourceful Mama

Pom-Pom Flowers by Craft Create Calm

Spring Pom-Pom Tree  by Raising Fairies and Knights

Elmer the Elephant by Adventures of Adam

Pompom Cupcake Pencil Topper by Teach me Mommy

Pom Pom Monsters by Kidz Activities

Pom Pom Pets by A Mommy’s Adventures

 

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Celebrating May Day with your Family

Beltane or May Day is one of my favourite  sabbats.  There is something so magical about Spring and celebrating the returning of the plants and flowers.  Exactly six months (half a year) from Halloween or Samhain, it is almost the opposite to Samhain.  Instead of the veil between the worlds being thinnest to visit your relatives, this time the veil is thin for the fairies to come through and visit us.

This is a holiday for fertility and creation.  If you are hoping for a baby, now is the time to get your groove on and hope some of the fertility of the season will rub off on you.  Otherwise, it’s a great holiday for creating, make a drawing, invent some music, bake or cook, plant a garden, anything that you feel is creating something.

Beltane - May Day or Beltane is here! Here are lots of fun easy ways to celebrate with your family and welcome in this holiday of creating.

Some ways you can celebrate May Day with your family:

  • Wash your face with the dew of the morning grass, it will bring the blessings of youth and make you as beautiful outside as inside.
  • Dance around a may pole.
  • Make ribbon sticks and dance with them outside in the sun.
  • Wear flowers in your hair.
  • Make a flower head wreath.
  • Jump over a candle, bon fire, or other representative.
  • Celebrate life, enjoy your body, run, jump, play in the grass, climb trees, etc.
  • Leave a bowl of milk out for an offering to the fairies.
  • Make a May Day basket, out of woven paper.
  • Along with the season, celebrating fertility, also means celebrating your mother!  Mother’s day is coming up, celebrate some of the amazing mother’s in your life.
  • Bake some honey bread, eat some and leave some as an offering outside to the critters.

Beltane - May Day or Beltane is here! Here are lots of fun easy ways to celebrate with your family and welcome in this holiday of creating.

Have you heard of May Day or Beltane before?  Do you have any celebrations in your area?

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Piggies in the Puddle – Monthly Crafting Book Club for April

For this month’s Monthly Crafting Book Club in the spirit of Spring, or what should be Spring here, we kind of skipped Spring and went from Winter to Summer, usually it is messy and rainy in Spring, so this is a good book to focus on for this season.

Monthly Crafting Book Club for April - As April's #monthlycraftingbookclub book we focused on Piggies in the Puddle. Come check out the games and activities all the bloggers came up with.

I am so lucky to have a great group of bloggers to join me each month in the Monthly Crafting Book Club and come up with fantastic games and activities to encourage children’s literacy each month.  Literacy is a big deal to me, my mom worked with an adult literacy organization trying to help adults read and I have learned through her how hard it can be as an adult with low-literacy skills.  It is so important to do everything we can to encourage our young ones to get excited about books and thus we combine activities and crafts to get their excitement going beyond just reading the story.

Monthly Crafting Book Club - Piggy in the Puddle - As April's #monthlycraftingbookclub book we focused on Piggies in the Puddle. Come check out the games and activities all the bloggers came up with.

Piggy in the Puddle Sensory bin - PT

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The Piggy in the Puddle Handwashing Fun

Please join us next month!

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We do this every month and the more who join use, the better.

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Minnie Mouse Plant

Growing up I was a big Disney fan, I just adored the Mickey Mouse cartoons and Disney movies.  With this new generation and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, my daughter is more obsessed than ever wit Minnie Mouse.  She loves the show, imitates her dancing, and has a great Minnie Mouse toy (which I recommend for any toddler!).  We decided to do a Minnie Mouse craft as part of the Kid Crafting Challenge this month focussing on a childhood character.

Minnie Mouse Plant - Did you like Chia pets as a kid?  Make this cute one with your kids, Minnie mouse, Micky Mouse, or another character.  Perfect for preschoolers & little kids!

Materials Needed:

  • Soil
  • Grass Seed
  • Panty hose (I recommend used as it’s cheaper and a great way to re-use them)
  • Black paint
  • Pink or red paint
  • White duct tape
  • Marker
  • Tooth pick
  • Spoon, scoop, scissors, paint brush

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How to:

This is a bit messy, even with the utmost care, so know you will need to clean up the floors and table.

  • Cut the panty hose so there a foot- a foot and a half of panty hose left from the foot.
  • This is a two person job, with your child, someone holds the panty hose open as wide as you can with both hands, the other person adds three spoonfuls of grass seed.
  • Then use a scoop and try to scoop some soil in (this always gets everywhere,  I recommend a 1/4 c measuring cup and don’t fill it all the way).
  • Put maybe two cups of soil in, it doesn’t have to be precise, it depends how big you want the head.  Hit it on the table a few times to make a ball and compact it a bit.  Then tie a knot at the bottom.
  • Take the discarded piece of panty hose and cut some strips off, maybe a cm wide, then slit it down the middle so it’s just a strip and not a circle.
  • This part may be an adult job depending on your child’s age.  Make a clump at the top of the head on each side for ears, use the panty hose tie to make a knot and tie it off to make ears for Mickey or Minnie mouse.
  • Do the same in the middle of the face for a nose.
  • I took the white duct tape and cut a bow shape out of it then attached the tooth pick in the middle and attached it to another piece of duct tape so it made a bow with the tooth pick to anchor it in the head. We decorated it with polka dots for Minnie Mouse’s iconic bow.
  • Your child can now help paint on eyes and a mouth (or you can use googly eyes if you want, whatever you have and want to do).
  • Get a glass and put some water in it, then sit your Minnie Mouse Plant head on top of the cup, the long panty hose cord will suck up the water to keep the plant hydrated.  In a few days the grass will start to grow on top of Minnie Mouse’s head.  Your child can even give her a mini grass hair cut if they want.
  • We did a Minnie Mouse and a Micky Mouse, but you can do this for anything, we loved doing this with our Sparks and letting them get creative.  We used pipe cleaners to make glasses, some made bow ties, ears, get creative and have fun!

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Did you have a chia pet growing up?  What character would you make a soil head out of?  Please comment below!

Minnie Mouse Plant - Did you like Chia pets as a kid?  Make this cute one with your kids, Minnie mouse, Micky Mouse, or another character.  Perfect for preschoolers & little kids!

Don’t forget to check out the other bloggers participating in the Kids Craft Challenge this month, all focusing on childhood characters.

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April Kid Craft Challenge: Favorite Childhood Character

Paper Plate Sesame Street Craft  by The Resourceful Mama

Winnie the Pooh Preschool Craft by CraftCreateCalm

Minnie Mouse Plant by Raising Fairies and Knights

Celebrate Special Photos with Kid Made Picture Frames by Crafty Mama in ME

Lost and Found Small World by Adventures of Adam

How to make The BFG’s ears by the gingerbread house
Cookie Cutter Painting Activity Inspired By Paw Patrol by Play Dough & Popsicles

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Minnie Mouse Plant - Did you like Chia pets as a kid?  Make this cute one with your kids, Minnie mouse, Micky Mouse, or another character.  Perfect for preschoolers & little kids!

Share the Love on Mother’s Day

Share the love on Mother's day - Every mom should feel appreciated and loved on Mother's Day, share the love on Mother's Day to the mom's in your life, friends, relatives. Free printable.

DSC_0059When I had my first baby a good friend of mine sent me a Mother’s Day card in the mail.  It made my MONTH!  I was so excited to be a Mother and always found Mother’s Day to be a hard holiday when I desperately wanted to be a mom too.  Now I was finally celebrating Mother’s Day with my own treasured baby.  Nothing could be more perfect.  I was RIDICULOUSLY excited about my first Mother’s Day, we’re talking kids on Christmas morning here.  I had problem’s sleeping the night before I was so pumped.  The day came and it was perfect!  I got to celebrate with my husband and baby, even though it was raining we had a great floor picnic and just loved our time together.

Being a mom is really HARD.  I am sorry, but until you are a mom, you have no idea what we go through.  Sleep deprivation does not even begin to adequately describe my state, colic, teething babies, PPD, toddlers, tantrums, breastfeeding, solids, fevers, relationships, illness, careers, all of it is so hard and although you know your kids love you and your husband appreciates it, there is nothing as supportive as your fellow moms.  They are there for you through thick and thin, your biggest high’s and lowest lows, whether your local moms, birth groups, friends, relatives, etc. They know what you go through and have your back.

I will never forget the feeling I got from opening my first Mother’s Day card from my friend.  Ever since that year, I make it my mission to share that love and support with other mothers.  I pick three to six moms I know.  I try to pick a pregnant mom, one from each of my birth groups, my picking selection is pretty broad actually.  I don’t even remember who all I have sent them too.  Oops, if I send you more than one Mother’s Day card, sorry, you just must be THAT awesome of a mom!

Share the love on Mother's day - Every mom should feel appreciated and loved on Mother's Day, share the love on Mother's Day to the mom's in your life, friends, relatives. Free printable.

I challenge you to pick some mom’s in your life and send them a card for Mother’s Day thanking them for Mother's Day Happy Mailall their hard work for their children too.  Every mother needs to hear what a great mom she is on a regular basis, think of some moms who need or deserve to hear it and send them a card.  You can leave it at that and send them just a card, or add something to it as a special gift.  One year I sent chocolate bars and face masks as a mini-spa pack, I sent Tim Horton’s gift cards another year, Starbucks cards another year, cute small things to let them know they are appreciated.

If you need a card here is a free printable to use as a card, you can buy a card, but I know I prefer to spend more on the little surprise inside instead 🙂

Happy Mother's Day Printable single

Please comment below with other ideas of little presents I can easily mail that don’t cost a fortune!  I am always looking for new ideas.

Share the love on Mother's day - Every mom should feel appreciated and loved on Mother's Day, share the love on Mother's Day to the mom's in your life, friends, relatives. Free printable.

If you are participating in the #connectingchallenge for April this is a great way to send out more cards to friends and family to brighten up their day.  If you just want to send a card, you could always try sending one via the FELT app (check out my post below for more info if you want to hear more).

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If you are a mom and reading this, YOU ARE A GREAT MOM!  Thank you for all your hard work and know that you are making a difference in your family’s life!

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Ostara Greeting Cards

My daughter loves to send mail and give presents, so we use any excuse (usually seasonal) to send out some cards to people.  It’s a great activity to do with kids and really helps to build the excitement of a holiday.  I love how it teaches her about giving to other people.  It is better to give then receive, let’s drill that into them now!

Ostara Greeting Cards - IG

Materials Needed:

  • Packets of seeds
  • Printable for cards
  • Scrap paper
  • Glue
  • Markers
  • Stickers
  • Envelopes (if mailing)

I cut out all the printables and had my daughter pick out the scrap book paper and type of seeds to go with each person.  We glued the printable on the front and the seeds on the back.  Then she decorated some with markers and stickers, depending on her mood.

Spring into Spring by planting some veggies for your garden

We had a blast and it took up over half an hour of the dreaded “witching hour” as we were waiting for daddy to come home on Friday afternoon and have dinner.   She asked to make some for her Nursery School teachers too and loved handing them out to family, teachers, and a few friends.  Plus of course dropping some off in the mailbox.

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Ostara Greeting Cards - PT

What are your favourite plants/flowers to plant?

Please comment below!

Ostara Greeting Cards

You could also do this as part of the #connectingchallenge this month.  Click the post below for more information.

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Friends & Family Connecting Challenge

When was the last time you wrote a card or letter for a friend or family member for fun? How long has it been since you received a surprise package in the mail for no reason?  It FELT nice didn’t it?  But like me, it’s probably been way too long!

Friends and Family Connecting Challenge - IG

I am challenging every one of you to send out at least one card/letter for every week in April, that’s four to five.  In preparation for April I want you to think about which friends and family members would appreciate a little surprise in the mail.  Gather up at least four addresses, but if you are already on a roll why not grab more!

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Why send mail?

Everyone loves to get mail that is not bills.  Whether it is a letter, card, or little present, it hardly matters what, but send them some love to let them know how much you care.  If you have the time to make a hand-made card I know they will love it.  In case you cannot there is a great solution below.




FELT

I was approached by FELT to sample their product.  I had never heard of FELT, but after downloading the app I was really excited to try it out!  For those (like me) who have never heard of it, it’s an app you download to your phone to send out “handmade” cards.  You can pick a picture from your phone’s photo album, use their embellishments if desired, and personalize the inside.  You can address it right from the app and mail it too!  Honestly, it would have taken me less than five minutes to mail a card, but I was so busy checking out all the options it took longer.

I have already send a card to a friend, a card with pictures of my kids on it to my Granny (this one was EPIC, a pic of my kids naked bums in the tub with the tag line “I Love you to the MOON and back”, come on that’s awesome right?!?!).  You can mail in the US (which is where this is) but they will also address it to International countries as well, meaning if I have/want to send a card to family in England or friends in the US then it is easier AND cheaper to do it through this app.  You can send your first card (in the US) free, I recommend you trying it out to see how easy it is.

 

Check out how easy it is to send a letter below, fast, easy, and so cute!  I know my parents and Grandparents cannot get enough of pictures of my kids, so sending them some pictures through this app is a great way to make it quick and easy for them to see adorable pictures of their grand and great-grandkids and stay connected.

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However you choose to send a card, make sure you send one!  Show your family and friends that you care and cheer up their day by sending them something NOT bill related!

Friends and Family Connecting Challenge - PT

How Did You Do?

Please check back in and let me know if you remember to send out your five cards (you can do them all at once if you prefer).  Did your friends & family appreciate it?  Were they surprised?  If you remember it use #connectingchallenge to share.  Seriously, when WAS the last time you got mail, not a bill?  Brighten someone’s day!

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Celebrating Ostara with your Family

Ostara is also known as the spring equinox.  It is the time of year when day and night are once again equal.  This is when you celebrate new beginnings, fertility, the rebirth of the earth, the return of Persephone, balance between light and dark, and the Goddess Eostar .  Ostara is a great celebration to have with your family.

Celebrating Ostara With your Family - Ostara is also known as the spring equinox. It is the time of year when day and night are once again equal. Celebrate this beautiful day with your family.


  • Egg-related activities and crafts such as dying eggs, making egg crafts and egg-related games.
  • Planting SeedsCelebrate the rebirth of the earth by planting seeds to grow into flowers (indoor or outdoors depending on where you are).
  • Spring is the time of year lots of little baby animals are being born, you can do crafts and decorations of lambs, chicks, calves, bunnies, birds, etc.
  • Take a spring walk and try to notice and explain the differences in the changing of the seasons from Winter to Spring.  The melting of the snow, the plants shooting up, the leaves coming back on the trees.
  • Share an Ostara meal with your family.  I don’t know about your family, but Easter is a busy time with everyone wanting to see us and celebrate.  We are very lucky, my family live close to us so didn’t mind coming over to celebrate Ostara with us instead of Easter (which this year is just the week before, usually it is weeks before) and my in-laws have us over for the weekend for amazing Italian family meals with all the relatives close by.  It works great this year as we still get to celebrate with everyone.
  • Finding eggsHave an egg hunt!  Eggs are all about fertility and rebirth and this is how the egg hunts got started!  My kids love hunting for eggs.  Last year I made some into shakers (filling them with rice, beans, hazelnuts, pasta) to make different sounds when shaken and taped shut.  I stayed away from chocolate except for a chocolate bunny, because what better way to celebrate the hare than by eating one 🙂  We make sure to leave one for the goddess too at our outside altar.
  • Make an outdoor altar!  If you have a convenient tree hang some eggs from it, decorate a small space with some flowers, seeds, and anything else you want to offer to the gods.
  • Get baking!  Bake something that features eggs prominently.  I may be going for the sweet egg approach and incorporating mini eggs or cream eggs into mine.
  • Make a Spring bonnet.  Showcase the flowers that are sprouting this season, and anything that screams Spring to your kids.
  • Send Spring cards to your friends.  I like to include a packet of seeds in my cards to invite them to celebrate with us, even from long distance, by planting some new plants too.

Try some of these activities to celebrate too:

 

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Celebrating Ostara With your Family - Ostara is also known as the spring equinox. It is the time of year when day and night are once again equal. Celebrate this beautiful day with your family.

How do you like to celebrate the Spring Equinox? Do you celebrate Ostara?

 

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Celebrating Ostara With your Family - Ostara is also known as the spring equinox. It is the time of year when day and night are once again equal. Celebrate this beautiful day with your family.

Footprint Egg Wreath + Free Printable & Spring Link-Up

Spring is coming and with it the Spring Equinox, Ostara, Easter, whatever you celebrate. I am about done with Winter and cannot wait for Spring. My kids still love doing footprint and handprint art (though it has been awhile), so we decided to make a Footprint Egg Wreath. The idea being the footprints are supposed to represent the eggs.

Footprint Egg Wreath + Free Printable - Time to get ready for Spring! Make this cute and easy Footprint Egg Wreath with your kids to decorate. Free printable to welcome Spring / Easter / Ostara, whichever.

Footprint Egg Wreath materials

Materials Needed:

  • Cardboard
  • Construction paper
  • Paint in various colours
  • Washi tape
  • Scissors, paintbrushes, glue
  • Egg printable (click here)

Footprint Egg Wreath directions

Instructions:

  • First I picked out three colours for the “eggs” and had Bee do two colours (three prints per colour) then she was too distracted (I blame Grandpa) so baby Po helped me with the other colour.  I painted their foot (re-applying each time) and stamped it on the paper.
  • Personally, I wanted a yellow decoration at the top, so Po got his hand painted yellow and stamped on the paper (which I am excited to say at one years old he knows how to do on the paper himself!).
  • While that dried I found a large bowl and drew a circle on my old cardboard box, then I used a container lid (aka smaller circle) and drew that in the middle, cutting it out to form a wreath.
  • I painted the wreath blue, because that was the colour paint left that I had the most of.  I set this aside to dry.
  • Grabbing the scissors I cut out the prints.

Time to decorate the eggs:

  • Next I gave Bee some washi tape to decorate the “eggs”, unfortunately, getting a three year old to do this means they do NOT look like eggs and don’t really have a pattern at all, she was also only interested in using one of the tapes and no interest in the other ones so they are not as colourful as I had hoped,  but she did it herself!
  • We glued the footprints around the outside of the wreath, the goal was alternating colours, but again, three year olds have a mind of their own and Bee had her own ideas of where she wanted stuff.
  • Lastly we finished off by gluing the hands at the top and having it hold the egg printable.




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Egg Printables for wreath

Are you looking for other ways to celebrate Ostara or Spring?

This is part of the Kid Craft Challenge for February, the challenge was to create an egg-themed craft.  Be sure to check out some of the other crafts below:

I participated in the #kidcraftchallenge this month with an egg-related craft

Bubble Wrap Easter Egg by The Resourceful Mama

Egg Wreath by Raising Fairies and Knights

Ribbon & Button Egg by Playdough & Popsicles

Origami Easter Bunnies by Very Fairy Good

Cute & Easy Colorful Easter Bunny Shirts by Crafty Mama in ME

How to Make an Easter Egg Suncatcher by Raising Little Superheroes

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