DIY Easter Decorations - Paper Mache Yarn Easter Eggs

DIY Easter Decorations - Paper Mache Yarn Easter Eggs

By Babysits
2 min read

It’s almost Easter, and we’ve got the perfect DIY for you and your little ones! Our yarn Easter eggs are easy to make and perfect for filling with your favorite candies. Keep reading and let’s get crafting!


What materials will you need?

  • Balloons
  • Candy
  • School Glue
  • Water
  • Yarn


Step 1:

Start by filling your balloons with candy. Then blow up your balloon to the size that you want your Easter egg to be.

Step1 diy easter eggs

Step 2:

To make your paper mache paste, mix together 1 part glue and 1 part water. You can also add 1 tablespoon of cornstarch, but it’s not necessary.

Step2 diy easter eggs

Step 3:

Soak your yarn in the glue mixture and let any excess drip off. Wrap your yarn around the balloon several times.

Step3 diy easter eggs

Step 4:

Let your creation dry for 24 hours, or until the glue has set.

Step4 diy easter eggs

Step 5:

Finally, you can pop the balloon and pull it out leaving just the candy inside.

Step5 diy easter eggs

It’s as easy as that! How did your Easter eggs turn out? Share a picture with us on Instagram or Facebook and tag @babysits! If you enjoyed this DIY be sure to check out our Community Resources for more fun craft ideas!