Edible Easter Art for Kids

Preschoolers are going to love creating this edible Easter art for kids featuring their favorite Easter candies.

Process art is great, because there is no right or wrong way to do it. Kids can use their imaginations to create a one-of-a-kind piece of holiday art.

Add this fun art project to your Easter activities for preschoolers.

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Edible Easter Art for Kids

This activity is a process art activity. That means, it’s not about what the end result looks like. The focus is allowing your preschooler to design whatever he or she wants to see what they come up with!

What You’ll Need

  • Container of Cool Whip
  • Small containers
  • Food Coloring
  • Spoons
  • Easter Candy: M&Ms, Sprinkles, Peeps, Jelly Beans, Marshmallows, etc.
  • Paper Plate
  • Mini muffin cup liners
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What You’ll Do

Spoon about a ½ cup of Cool-Whip into each container.

Add 1-2 drops of food coloring to each cup. Use a different spoon for each one.

Stir with a spoon until the Cool-Whip is colored completely. Set aside.

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Add Easter candy to each mini muffin cup. You can use Peeps, marshmallows, jelly beans, Easter sprinkles.

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Set the prepared Cool-Whip cups and candy on your workspace.

Using the paper plate as your art surface, create a design with the Cool-Whip and Easter candy using the spoons.

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Let your preschoolers get as creative as they’d like! They do not have to use all of the ingredients on the table – they are all there for ideas!

Also, please monitor young toddlers with this activity as small candy can be a choking hazard.

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PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT EASTER

Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about Easter. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.

If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.

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Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure – When Pete wakes up Easter morning, ready to check out his basket of goodies, he discovers the Easter Bunny needs a little extra help. Our favorite groovy blue cat puts on his bunny ears and finds a way to collect, paint, and hide the eggs all in time for Easter!

How to Catch the Easter Bunny – Is this the year you’ll be able to catch the Easter bunny in action? Start an Easter tradition with this fun and funny children’s book ― the perfect Easter basket stuffer!

Turkey’s Eggcellent Easter – Easter is almost here—and Turkey knows just how to celebrate. He’s going to win the eggstra-special Easter egg hunt! The only problem is that animals aren’t allowed to enter. So he and his barnyard friends come up with a top-secret plan. With his trademark disguises and a whole lot of help, Turkey goes undercover. Will his basket of tricks help him win a prize?

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Enhance Your Activity Time

Keep little hands busy and little minds active with this Easter themed sensory playdough kit! Makes the perfect Easter gift for your busy little one.

Lacing card toys make great gifts for kids! A rabbit (Easter Bunny) shaped lacing toy is a fun way to bring festive fun and learning for the toddlers in your life! Designed for small hands and build to last!

Edible Easter Art for Kids

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Preschoolers are going to love creating this edible Easter art for kids featuring their favorite Easter candies.

Materials

  • Container of Cool Whip
  • Small containers
  • Food Coloring
  • Spoons
  • Easter Candy: M&Ms, Sprinkles, Peeps, Jelly Beans, Marshmallows, etc.
  • Paper plate
  • Mini muffin cup liners

Instructions

    1. Spoon about a ½ cup of Cool-Whip into each container.
    2. Add 1-2 drops of food coloring to each cup. Use a different spoon for each one.
    3. Stir with a spoon until the Cool-Whip is colored completely. Set aside.
    4. Add Easter candy to each mini muffin cup. You can use Peeps, marshmallows, jelly beans, Easter sprinkles.
    5. Set the prepared Cool-Whip cups and candy on your workspace.
    6. Using the paper plate as your art surface, create a design with the Cool-Whip and Easter candy using the spoons.

Notes

Please monitor young toddlers with this activity as small candy can be a choking hazard.

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