Easter EGGstravaganza! Peeps® Wreath and Candy Centerpiece IdeasWelcome to Part One of our Easter EGGstravaganza! We’re giving you two fun and festive craft ideas that you can make for your upcoming Easter celebrations… and the theme is Easter Eggs! Dollar Tree’s selection of plastic Easter eggs can be used in so many unique ways. We’d love to see how you’re using them, too. Follow these step-by-step directions below and share your Easter decorations with us on Facebook. (Check out Easter EGGstravaganza: Part Two for two more egg-cellent new craft ideas!)

Peeps® Wreath

Easter EGGstravaganza! Peeps® Wreath Craft IdeaHere’s What You’ll Need:

  • 3 Artificial Sunflower Bushes
  • 3 Artificial Daisy Bushes
  • 8 or More Large Easter Eggs
  • Bottle of School or Craft Glue
  • 2-3 Packs of Peeps® Marshmallow Bunnies
  • Roll of 2.5″ x 3-yd. Wire-Edged Ribbon
  • Metal Wreath Form

Easy Step-by-Step Instructions:

  1. Cut floral stems off of each bush. Set aside five sets of artificial leaves.
  2. Wind individual stems through the wreath form, twisting to secure them to the form. Alternate flowers and colors.
  3. Open eggs and glue artificial leaves inside the bottom of each egg. Glue a Peeps® Marshmallow Bunny on top of the leaves.
  4. Secure eggs to wreath with glue and allow to dry overnight.
  5. Wind wire-edged ribbon around the wreath and secure the ribbon to back of the wreath with glue.

Candy Centerpiece

Easter EGGstravaganza! Easter Candy Centerpiece Craft IdeaHere’s What You’ll Need:

  • Cookie Sheet (Foil or Metal)
  • Roll of Wax Paper
  • 2-3 Bags of Sixlets® Pastel-Colored Candies
  • Bottle of School or Craft Glue
  • Glass Cylinder Vase
  • Bag of Clear Floral Gems
  • Bag of 36-ct. Foam Eggs
  • Roll of 2.5″ x 3-yd. Wire-Edged Ribbon
  • 4-5 Thin but Sturdy Sticks (From Your Backyard)

Easy Step-by-Step Instructions:

  1. Line a cookie sheet with wax paper, then fill the lined cookie sheet with Sixlets® candy.
  2. Holding them over the cookie sheet, generously coat each stick in glue, leaving about 8″ glue-free at the bottom.
  3. Roll each glue-coated stick into the candy until the glued ends of the sticks are completely covered.
  4. Allow glue to dry overnight. Once dried, carefully lift out each branch and pull off any loose candies.
  5. Place a few larger floral gems in the bottom of your vase (for balance). Cover with foam eggs and arrange your candied sticks and a few bare branches.
  6. Tie a bow around the vase with wire-edged ribbon and display as a gorgeous centerpiece on your table!

Want more ideas? Learn how to build an epic Easter basket on a budget.

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