Easter Crafts: Carrot, Table Toppers

This quick Easter craft, turns tiny toes into the perfect table toppers for decorations. With just a dollop of orange and a splash of green these carrot prints double up as the perfect developmental marker. Or use a hole punch to add ribbon and you’ve gift tags to delight every bouncing bunny. This year we’ve also used them as egg tokens for our Easter garden hunt!

Paint the main section of your little ones feet orange, leaving the toes to paint green (for your carrot tops). Then press the feet down on to a clean sheet of paper. Wait to dry and then cut out. You’ll easily be able to create a good amount of prints to decorate your Easter Sunday Dinner table. So, make sure to put one to the side if this is baby’s first Easter!

Top Tips

•Have baby wipes and a tea towel ready; wriggly babies make for messy work!

•Strip babies down to their nappies to avoid getting paint on to their clothes.

•Only use water based paints- NO acrylics!!!!

•Thickly layer on the paint so you can get multiple prints in one go.

•Worried about making a mistake? Practice on a plate first, if you get the perfect print then just lay the paper over the top of the plate and gently press down to transfer the painted print from the plate to the paper.

•Work the activity into your day and just before bath time.

But most of all enjoy! Don’t worry about getting overly perfect prints, this is not just messy play it’s sensory play. Let them experience the moment and enjoy the fun of feeling free to explore and create together.

Happy Easter!

Love,

Berrit x

6 Comments

  1. 29th March 2021 / 9:21 am

    Aww what a cute idea – who knew little baby feet would make great carrots 🙂 xx #kidsandkreativity

    • Booberrit
      Author
      29th March 2021 / 2:06 pm

      Their bums make perfect pumpkins too! 🙂

  2. 3rd April 2021 / 1:23 pm

    I love this – what a fun way of making carrot prints for Easter table toppers. Definitely a good one for just before bathtime! #KidsandKreativity

    • Booberrit
      Author
      5th April 2021 / 3:00 pm

      Yes 100% plan it into the run up to bath time!

  3. 15th April 2021 / 6:23 pm

    Such aa sweet craft, and what a good idea to use them as table toppers! Thanks again for sharing at #KidsandKreativity x

    • Booberrit
      Author
      15th April 2021 / 6:40 pm

      Anytime, thanks for popping by!

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