With Easter around the corner, hop on over to Michael’s to pick up some simple supplies to create the most adorable Easter baskets for your little ones…and big ones, too! Using varied colors of foam, let your creativity soar when designing the perfect candy holder to fill with all of your favorite gluten-free treats!

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Pretty Flower Easter Basket 

MATERIALS

-Foam Sheet, White

-Foam Stickers, Daisies and Stems

-Sheer Ribbon, Pink

-Hole Punch

-Easter Grass

-Easter Eggs

-Pen

-Paint Brush

Step 1

Cut foam piece 6×6 inches.

Step 2

Bring corners together as shown; hole punch about 1 inch in from edge.

Step 3

Tie ribbon through hole around to top of foam and tie bow. Repeat for all four sides.

Step 4

Cut handle 1/2-inch wide and 12 inches long. Glue to basket to form handle.

Step 5

Remove backing from foam flowers and place across handle.

Step 6

Fill basket. For added decoration, use permanent markers to personalize your child’s Easter basket.

 

Bunny Basket

MATERIALS

-Creatology Foam Sheet, Medium Pink

-Creatology Foam Sheet, White

-Creatology Wiggle Eyes

-Creatology Pom Pom, White

-Creatology Chenille Stem, White

-Jumbo Chenille Stem, White

-Ribbon of choice

-Stapler

-Aleene’s “Tacky” Glue

-Scissors

-Ruler

Step 1

Cut pink foam to 12-inch x 12-inch square. Cut two ears from pink foam.

Step 2

At each corner, bring sides together to form a point; staple about 3 inches from edge and turn edge under. Repeat for all four corners.

 

Step 3

Glue jumbo chenille stems around ear shapes and glue to the top center of one side of basket. Glue google eyes, pom pom nose, chenille whiskers, and pom pom cheeks in place. Glue large pom pom to center back for tail.

Step 4

To make the handle for the basket, cut a piece of white foam the length of the sheet and cut the ribbon the same size as the foam. Then, glue the ribbon on top of the foam. Glue to the sides of the basket, making a handle.

Step 5

Fill with eggs and your favorite goodies!

 

Duck Easter Basket

MATERIALS LIST

-Yellow Foam Sheets – 2

-Orange Foam Sheet

-Oval Wiggle Eyes – 2

-Yellow Glitter Glue

-Easter Grass

-Scalloped Decorator Edge Scissors

-Scissors

-Ruler

-Pencil

-Pen

-Paint Brush

Step 1

Cut yellow foam 12×12 inches. Bring corners together to form point and staple about 1 inch in to secure, bend corners over as shown.

Step 2

Cut duck head, beak, handles, tail, and wings from foam using patterns provided HERE.

Step 3

Glue small wing to large wing and glue to sides of basket. Brush inner wing with glitter glue and let dry.

Step 4

Glue tail to back center top of basket.

Step 5

Glue the two head pieces together, leaving bottom open to glue to basket; glue in place. Then, glue eyes in place.

Step 6

Glue beak to head; add black dot as shown.

Step 7

Glue handle from side to side of basket.

 

NOW FOR THE TREATS!

YUM…YUM! The Easter Bunny is heading your way with lots of gluten-free goodies!

PEEPS Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Chicks

Enjoy all the magic of PEEPS plus the added delight of real chocolate. Available in creamy milk chocolate or dark chocolate varieties and 3-count packages.

CHECK OUT MORE EASTER TREATS FROM PEEPS HERE

 

MIKE AND IKE® Easter Treats

Hop to it and grab some sweet MIKE AND IKE Easter Treats to share with your family and friends. Flavors include: Grape, Pineapple-Banana, Strawberry, Lemon-Lime, and Cherry.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE MIKE AND IKE GOODIES

 

Jelly Belly Spring Mix

Pastel colored Jelly Belly beans make up this suitably sunny mix. Put them in a centerpiece as a tasty reminder that gray days are long gone. 7.5 oz. bag. All Jelly Belly jelly beans are OU Kosher. Gluten free, peanut free, dairy free, fat free, and vegetarian friendly.

CHECK OUT MORE JELLY BELLY FLAVORS HERE

“Fluffy” Bunny with Ghirardelli SQUARES Chocolate

From the top of his ears to his fluffy tail, this cheerful bunny is sure to delight any chocolate lover! He comes holding an egg bag filled with an assortment of 5 Ghirardelli SQUARES™ chocolates, including 3 Milk Chocolate and 2 Milk Chocolate & Caramel. Fluffy measures 7 inches seated.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE TASTY GHIRARDELLI TREATS

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