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Easter Bonnets

by Lindsay Law (follow)
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Easter bonnets are a traditional Easter activity based on an old custom of wearing new clothes at Easter time. Nowadays you can buy plain Easter bonnets and turn it into a fun and creative craft activity. Buy a few bonnets and some pretty decorations (I got my decorations from Danish newcomer to the British high street: Tiger, and my bonnets from old favourite Waitrose).

Time: 30 minutes
Age: Under 5's, 5-10's
Level: Easy



Easter bonnets, chicks, ribbon, gingham, rosettes


Materials
Plain Easter bonnet
Gingham ribbon
Easter chicks
Bows
Anything else you can find from feathers to buttons



Easter bonnets, chicks, ribbon, gingham, rosettes


Method
Get all your crafty materials together and start to plan the colour and shapes you want on your bonnet.
If you are using a ribbon, like our gingham one, affix it round the crown of the bonnet first. This will become the basis for your other decorations. We used a pretty turquoise colour, but you could use any colour: pale pastels are traditional Easter colours, mirroring the colours of the bursting blooms of Spring.



Easter bonnet, ribbon



Easter bonnet, ribbon


Add the other decorations: mini-ribbons, chickens, buttons, and anything else you like.



Easter bonnet, ribbon


Categories
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Easter
#Hat
#Hats and headwear
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