Paper Easter Basket Crafts

Paper Easter basket crafts can be done in many ways.

Paper Easter Baskets by Crafty Journal

Origami Basket


They can be folded, rolled, woven, and tied.

Easy Paper Basket

Easy Paper Basket

Here’s how you can make your own DIY Easy Easter Basket Grass.

DIY Easy Easter Basket Grass - Crafty Journal

DIY Easy Easter Basket Grass

Paper is fun to work with because you can do so many different things with it. Before you know it you will be addicted!

Over 140 Non-Candy Easter Basket Fillers - Crafty Journal

Over 140 Non-Candy Easter Basket Fillers

Try some of these interesting paper Easter basket crafts.


Paper Easter Basket Crafts were featured here: Kelly of Making-More chose Paper Easter Basket Crafts from Crafty Journal. “Noreen has shared just about every paper basket possible that both adults and kids alike can create for Easter. I love how just almost all households would have the materials on hand to make them. Simple, inexpensive and a great activity for all the family.”

Thanks, Kelly for a lovely feature!


Easter Basket from a Cereal Box

Cover a cereal box with bright paper to make an Easter basket from a cereal box. A great project for kids.

Easter Basket from a Cereal Box - Crafty Journal

Easter Basket from a Cereal Box

Envelope Basket

If you need a lot of Easter baskets for favors, this envelope basket is quick, easy, and cheap. Even the kids can easily make it for a class party project.

Blue Envelope Basket

Envelope Basket


Easy Origami Basket

Follow these easy folds to make an origami basket out of any kind of paper.

Origami Basket

Origami Baskets

Pretty Paper Basket

Make a Pretty Paper Basket by punching a few holes and adding ribbon or twine. You could also add a handle for an Easter basket.

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Pretty Paper Basket

Small Gift Box

This Small Gift Box can easily be turned into an Easter basket, and look how pretty it is done with spring colors.

Easter Basket - Crafty Journal

Small Gift Box into Easter Basket

Bunny Baskets

Bunny Bagalope

Create a bunny bagalope from an envelope.


Bunny Bagalope

Bunny Box

Craft a cute bunny box with a take out box and craft foam ears and nose.

Cutest Bunny Basket

Use shapes of cardstock to create this cutest bunny basket.

Bunny Basket

Craft this very easy bunny basket with a 6 inch square of paper – a few folds, a few cuts and it’s done.

You wouldn’t have to have the punches for the bunny. Cut the head circle with decorative scissors and cut ovals for the ears. Make a template if you want to make more than one.

Bunny Box Basket

Make a bunny box basket with cardstock, and then make this cute bunny head and feet to decorate it.

Paper Plate Bunny Basket

Fold a paper plate in half and add ears, a tail and whiskers to make a quick paper plate bunny basket.

Bunny Box

Buy or make a white take-out box. Make parts similar to those shown in the photo and use the tutorial for information on how to put this bunny box together.

Bunny Box to Go

More take out bunny boxes, these are done with colored cardstock.

Bunny Basket

You wouldn’t need the special die to make this bunny basket. Just make a box and then add bunny and his big feet.

Bunny Basket

Another cute bunny basket, you make the basket from cardstock and then design your bunny for the side.

Bunny Box Trio

Buy round paper mache boxes and paint and decorate them for a bunny box trio.

Mr. and Mrs. Cottontail Baskets

Use cardstock and decorative paper to make these fun Mr. and Mrs. Cottontail baskets.

Other Animal Baskets

Cotton Ball Lamb Basket

Find an empty container the size you want your basket and glue cotton balls all over it. Paint a styrofoam egg white for the head, and make the ears and handle with craft foam. Your cotton ball lamb basket is done.

Little Lamb Basket

Create this little lamb basket with cardstock, fun and easy. If you don’t have a die cut machine, use scissors cut the shapes.

Easter Chick Basket

To make an Easter chick basket, make a square basket and add chick parts as shown or use a clean empty small milk carton.

Chick Basket

Use cardstock shapes to craft this cute chick basket.

More Paper Easter Basket Crafts

Paper Plate Easter Basket

Make a paper plate Easter basket by drawing a square in the middle of a decorative plate and cut out the corners. Fold the sides up and tie the corners with ribbon.

Paper Plate Easter Basket

For a paper plate Easter basket, cut a handle out of the top half of two paper plates and punch holes around the bottom half. Sew the blates together, decorate and add grass and candies or eggs.

Paper Easter Basket Crafts

This delightful, simple paper Easter basket is easy and quick to make. Use stiff paper or thin cardboard and decorate with flowers, buttons, paint or ribbon.

Paper Easter Basket

Make these easy paper Easter basket crafts with pretty pastel papers.

Pleated Easter Basket

Fan fold a large strip of paper to make this pleated Easter basket.

Woven Paper Basket

Use paper strips to weave an Easter basket.

Woven Paper Cup Basket

Make this mini woven paper cup basket by cutting strips down a paper cup from the top and weaving paper rings through them.

Weave an Easter Basket

Recycle your cereal and cracker boxes to make this clever woven Easter basket. Cover the cardboard with decorative paper before starting.

Fun Little Easter Baskets

Use decorative paper strips to weave these fun little Easter baskets.

Woven Basket

Another woven paper Easter basket, it’s pretty done with contrasting colors.

Woven Basket

More paper Easter basket crafts are woven baskets. This one reminds me of the old bushel baskets.

Weave A Paper Easter Basket

How to weave a paper Easter basket is clearly described in this tutorial. All you need are 2 coordinating sheets of paper.

Paper Easter Baskets

Craft pretty paper Easter baskets by folding down the top of a paper bag, decorating it, and adding handles.

Easter Basket Envy

Seal an envelope and cut this Easter basket envy. Embellish and fill with small treats or a gift.

Easy Easter Basket

This easy Easter basket uses 2 sheets of cardstock. Cut it out, fold it and adhere where directed.

Round Easter Basket

A round Easter basket is made with double sided decorative paper. You form a circle and cut strips part way down the basket. Curl the strips under.

Circle Easter Treat Box

This clever Easter treat box is made from a circle of cardstock or heavy decorative paper. Quick and easy.

Circle Basket

Another circle basket, you could use a large plate to draw your circle. It’s very helpful to have a Scor-Pal to know where to score for folds, buy you could manage without one.

Round Top Box

Print this template on cardstock, cut out and put together. Add decorative paper, ribbon or flowers for a round top box.

Mini Basket

This unusual shaped mini basket has a clickable template on the right side bar.

DIY Easter Basket

Download the template and adhere to a large sheet of art paper. Score and fold, and tie the corners with ribbon to make this Easter basket.

Easy Cardstock Basket

Make this easy cardstock basket for any season by changing the color and the embellishments.

Enjoy these easy paper Easter basket crafts.

If you want to make baskets using materials other than paper, see Easter Basket Crafts.


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  1. Thank you for the wonderful basket ideas!! It will be fun to do one or more with my granddaughters.

  2. Lovely idea :)

  3. I LOVE these little containers! I”m pinning for all occasions. Thank you and stopping by from Sweet Sharing Monday. Carrie, A Mother’s Shadow

  4. Wow – these are all great! However, I think I need a little practice and a lot of patience. Thanks for sharing – I think my grandchildren will enjoy making some of these!

  5. Love your ideas and suggestions on making you own Easter baskets. I think it is important to conserve and be frugal with all things we do. Thanks for sharing. Will share on google & pinterest. Visiting for Tuesday With a Twist blog hop!

  6. Thanks for sharing! I have a TON of paper and this would make a great use for it. :)

  7. Love all of these ideas!!

  8. What a fun Easter craft. I would love for you to share this at my Friday T.G.I.F. linky party :) Have a great day!!

  9. All of these are so cute…Thank you for sharing at One More Time Events

  10. I am a paper hoarder so this is perfect for me.Thanks so much for linking sharing this with the Friday Frenzy!

  11. Wow! What a fantastic selection of baskets! I love the paper plate ideas and also the cereal boxes. I’ll be pinning this so I can make some in the next week or so. Great ideas. Stopping by from Turn it up Tuesday

  12. Love the little baskets! They are all so cute! Make cute little treat baskets for the grandkids. Thanks for sharing!

  13. So many great ideas!

  14. Isobel Morrell (@Coldhamcalling) says:

    Goodness, where to start? Fabulous selection of ideas – thanks so much for sharing them.

  15. Great selection!! Thank your for sharing them with VMG206 Brag About It! I really enjoy seeing your projects.

  16. This is so neat and great for the kids!! Thank you for sharing!!
    Have a wonderful day!! xx Ashleigh

  17. Jann Olson says:

    They are all cute. I have made paper baskets before and they are fun! Thanks fors sharing with SYC.

  18. I love these! I’ve made little baskets with the kiddo’s, but these are way cuter! Don’t tell the kiddos I said that :) Thanks for linking up to Wordless Wednesday!

  19. Very cute Easter twist on paper baskets!

  20. Those are so stinking cute! Found your post at Fabulous Friday!

  21. Pinned and thanks for sharing with us at What to do Weekends! These are adorable!
    Have a wonderful weekend!

  22. I love your small gift box turned into a basket! Found you on the Home Matters Linky Party.

  23. You know, I haven’t made my own Easter basket since I was a little kid. Thanks for giving us a project over spring break. Thank you for linking up with Turn it Up Tuesday.

  24. They are all adorable! Thank you for sharing on Show Me Saturday!

  25. wonderful ideas, will try the bunny bagalope, so adorble!

  26. Such pretty baskets, all of them! My favorite is the one with the Andes mints in them, of course, but… And these would be beautiful for May baskets too!

  27. Cute ideas! I especially like the idea of having the kids get involved in making one.

  28. Wow! Tons of cute ideas.

  29. What adorable baskets. Thank you for sharing.

  30. These are all so cute! Thanks for sharing at Project Inspire{d}.

  31. This is so cute! I came over from Craftymomsshare link party. Have a lovely day!
    X Annemarie

  32. These are all great last minute ideas if you usually have this kind of stuff on hand!! I am going to pin for later. Thanks for linking up at the #HomeMattersParty !

  33. I saw these at the mall today! fresh stock! but these are cute! great resource. Pinning to the Practical Mondays Board:)

  34. There are so many great basket projects here. I have to definitely pin this post. Thanks for linking up at the Share it link party.

  35. Recycled and cute – excellent

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