Courduroy's Easter Party| Books and Crafts

Updated: Apr 28, 2019

I don’t know about you, but I am a huge fan of children’s books. Maybe it’s because I’m primarily at an elementary school setting now, but I feel like I love them more as an adult then I ever did as a kid. 


So, one of my favorite things to do with the kids at my school is to incorporate different books in to the classroom activities we do. This month marks the start of spring, and so I thought I’d start off with one that my school kids loved




Corduroy's Easter Party is a quick and fun read about Corduroy and his friends getting ready for Easter. Corduroy’s friends are excited for the Easter Bunny to visit, but Corduroy isn’t so sure if he believes in the Easter Bunny. It’s a really cute story involving childhood belief, and how to support your friends even if you don’t always agree with how they think. And in the end, Corduroy is pleasantly surprised by a new, furry friend!


If you’re looking for fun crafts to go along with this book, then I definitely recommend these three below!


Painting Easter Baskets

This craft was originally posted on Sunny Day Family.



All that is needed for this craft is:

A plain wicker basket

Acrylic paint

Paintbrushes


This is a fun and simple craft, and what’s more fun then having your kids make their very own Easter baskets? 


Paper Plate Corduroy

While it may not be as fuzzy, these paper plate Corduroy craft is one that is simple and easy to make, and super fun to hold on to if you plan on reading any more of the Corduroy books! 


This paper plate Corduroy from iheartcraftythings is a personal favorite of mine!  



Necessary Supplies

1 small paper plate1 regular sized paper plate

Brown and green paint

Paintbrush

Brown, tan and black cardstock paper

Green construction paper

Scissors

Stapler

2-inch hole punch

Large googly eyes

Button

Black marker

Glue

Click here for the directions! 


Squeegee Paint Easter Eggs

What could be more fun(and in season) then decorating your own Easter eggs? This craft is one you could bring out every year around the season, either for decoration or simple to make more! 

This craft is originally created by Hello, Wonderful. 



Supplies needed:  –Squeegee – Watercolor paper  – Paints in various colors  – Drop cloth or butcher paper – Egg template


Click here for the directions!


I hope that you enjoy the crafts here as much as my kids have, and if you decide to do any of them then show them off in the comments down below! 


And, of course, be sure to support the awesome websites that originated these crafts by clicking the links provided! 

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