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Sunrise Easter Cross Craft for Kids

This beautiful easter cross craft shows the cross at sunrise.  This easter cross craft ideas is well suited for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th graders.  The technique is so much fun and produces a different sunrise or sunset every time with such a fun, simple paper plate cross craft. Use this cross easter craft in April or anytime you are talking about Jesus’ resurrection at Sunday School as part of a Bible story lesson.
This beautiful easter cross craft shows the cross at sunrise.  This easter cross craft ideas is well suited for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th graders.  The technique is so much fun and produces a different sunrise or sunset every time with such a fun, simple paper plate cross craft. Use this cross easter craft in April or anytime you are talking about Jesus' resurrection at Sunday School as part of a Bible story lesson.


Easter cross craft

If you are looking for an easter cross crafts to make this Easter – you will love this fun Easter Cross craft! This easter crosses to make is such a fun, easy to make Easter craft for kids. Make this cross crafts for easter with reschoolers, kindergarteners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, and grade 4 students. This cross crafts for easter uses such a fun unique technique with coffee filters and bingo markers or markers that makes such a beautiful cross crafts for easter. THis sunrise craft turns out differently every time!

color a coffee filter with markers

Easter cross craft ideas

On a covered surface color a coffee filter with bingo markers or markers in shades of red, pink, orange, and yellow.

spray bottle

Easter cross crafts

Now use a spray bottle to lightly mist on the coffee filter which will smear the colors nicely. Blot with a paper towel on the top & bottom to get off the excess moisture.

Note:  Coffee filter will be dry and ready to use in 10-20 minutes.

trace crosses on calvary scene on black paper plate
Paper plate cross craft

Using a pencil draw a scene of the crosses of Calvary on your plate like above.

cut out the easter cross scene
Cross easter craft

Using scissors punch through the plate on the line. Then cut out the scene you traced.

Note: If you are using this for a Sunday School class, use this plate as a template to trace the other plates. I was able to cut to plates stacked up at a time. It took me about 90 minutes to get 60 crafts and an example ready.

glue the back
Easter crosses to make

Now put glue on the back of the plate. Make sure to go all around the edges and up the cross and hill. If you use liquid glue just don’t use too much. Stick glue or tape also works really well.

put dry coffee filter on the glue

Now press your dry, colored coffee filter on the glue and press down the edges and center. Wipe away any extra glue.

Cross Craft

Beautiful cross craft kids can make with paper plate and coffee filter

Cross crafts for easter

There is one of the possible looks for this Crosses on Calvary Easter Craft. I love that it is sturdy and durable – which is great for Sunday School kids to take home. Plus each kid did such a good job varying up the look and style of their coloring there were some truly beautiful stain glass window scenes.

This craft was a huge hit for our Easter Sunday School Lesson!

This is uch a fun and easy easter crafts to make  Super cute bunny mason jar craft  Peeps Play dough - such a fun, easy-to-make edible playdough recipe that makes a fun easter activity for toddlers, preschoolers, pre k, kindergarteners, first graders and more. Such a fun play recipe for Easter in April. #peeps #easteractivity #easterplaydough #playdoughrecipes #preschool

Easter Arts and Crafts

Looking for some cute and clever easter crafts? You will love these fun ideas! Plus don’t miss Over 50 Creative Ideas To Fill Easter Eggs , our cute bunny pancakes, or our traditional bunny cake.

FREE Easter Bingo - super cute free printable easter game that helps kids learn the true story of Easter and Jesus, work on visual discrimination, and as a fun easter activity for toddlers, preschoolers, pre k, kindergartners, first graders, 2nd graders, 3rd grders, and 4th graders. #easterprintable #eastergames #sundayschool #preschool #kindergarten suerp cute easter craft that you make by coloring by number Printable Bunny ears template Easter Egg Activity working on visual discrimination

Free Easter Printables

These fun activities use our free easter printables to save you on prep work!

FREE Easter Worksheets for Toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergartners. trace the easter themed picture and trace alphabet letters to strengthen fine motor skills and cordination with this easter activity for kids #easterprintable #eastertracing #easterworksheets #preschool #toddlers  easter worksheet preschoolFREE Color by Number Easter Worksheets - super cute free printable to help toddlers, preschool, pre k, and kindergarten age students work on number recognition and srengthening fine motor skills with a fun easter activity for april #preschool #easterworksheet #easterprintable #prek easter activities for preschoolers

Easter Worksheets

Looking for free Easter worksheets or educational easter activities? Check out these resources and don’t miss our Easter  Preschool Theme or our Easter Books for Preschoolers

free-easter-parts-of-speech-practice Easter word family worksheets easter color by number hundreds chart Planting Carrots Spring / Easter CVC Words ACtivity

Make learning fun by adding one of these engaging easter activity ideas to your Easter Theme

floating egg experiment egg in a bottle Have you heard of the egg drop challenge? My daughter has been begging to do it for months. I don’t know why we didn’t do it sooner. Well, I do. I thought it was going to make a giant mess that I would end up cleaning up but I was totally wrong. It was basically no mess at all. I will even say this Egg Drop Challenge was so much fun! Try this egg drop project with preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students for a fun, hands-on science project for kids. jelly bean stem activity

Easter Science Experiments

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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