Whether you’re visiting your loved one in an elderly care facility, or just looking for a way to spend time during the Easter holiday yourself, there are many ways that seniors can still celebrate without hunting for eggs.
These Easter crafts for seniors are a great way to keep your elderly loved ones active and even boost their health during their prime years.
20 Exciting Easter Crafts for Seniors to Try
I’ve made sure that the easy crafts for elderly listed do not require complicated resources. Most of the requirements can be found in your DIY toolbox or your nearest convenience store.
1. Easy No-Sew Sock Bunny
Nothing beats an adorable Easter Bunny Craft.
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2. How to Make the Easiest Paper Bag Bunny Craft
This paper bag craft is a great way to recycle and everyone will need it for carrying Easter candy and Easter eggs.
3, Edible Easter Egg Cone Treats
This adorable sweet craft could work as an Easter gift or an Easter party centerpiece.
4. DIY Emoji Easter Eggs
These Emoji eggs are a modern edgy way to create easter memories.
5. Stained Glass Easter Eggs Craft
These are great for easter crafting and easter decor.
6. Hidden Message Easter Card
A colorful Easter Card with a hidden message will be a beautiful surprise for your loved ones.
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7. Printable Easter Silhouette Craft
This super simple, super easy-to-make Easter Silhouette Craft will make an adorable DIY Easter decoration.
8. How to Make a Resurrection Garden using Wheat Grass
It’s not too late for you to have a resurrection garden. Wheatgrass sprouts overnight and you will have your garden in no time.
Check out this amazing wheatgrass resurrection garden.
9. Peeps Playdough Recipe
Ready to turn yummy marshmallows into great peeps playdough in less than 5 minutes? And you will need only 3 simple ingredients.
10. How To Make a Crystal Egg Easter Craft
This is a beautiful easter craft for your outdoor decor.
11. Easter Egg Doily Craft
This is an absolutely beautiful easter craft. Plus its mess-free (no paint needed)
12. Easter Egg String Art Craft
String art is a cheap way to create decor or even gift a loved one. Make sure you try out this easter egg string art.
13. Sponge Painted Easter Egg Basket
Awaken your inner Picasso with this simple sponge-painted easter egg basket.
14. Marshmallow Easter Bunny Craft
All you’ll need is: You will need some mini marshmallows, white glue, googly eyes, some yarn, pencil, some construction paper, and pom-poms.
15. Easter Paper Plate Basket
This can be a great craft activity for a lazy Easter afternoon.
16. Wax Resist Easter Egg Craft
Bring together wax technique and water coloring for the perfect Easter Craft.
17. Paper Plate Easter Egg Wreath
This easy-to-make but gorgeous wreath is great for those who don’t want the mess of gluing plastic eggs.
18. Toilet Paper Roll Bunny Stamps
For cute bunny rubber stamps, you will only need toilet paper rolls, washable paint, and colored sharpies.
19. Popsicle Stick Easter Craft
Hold a puppet show with these DIY peppers. And once the show is over you can still use them as bookmarks.
20. Bunny Holding Easter Egg Craft
Let your loved ones know that some ‘bunny’ loves them with these adorable bunny crafts.
Check this video for a quick recap!
Crafts are a great activity, especially for seniors. Crafting has been known to increase mental stimulation and slow the deterioration of cognitive function in seniors .
So this Easter ensures you try one or two of these easter crafts for seniors.
- 1. National Institute of Aging. Cognitive Health and Older Adults [Internet]. National Institute on Aging. 2017. Available from: https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/cognitive-health-and-older-adults
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