This colorful kid made pop-up Easter egg card has the cutest surprise inside!
Pop-Up Easter Egg Card with Child’s Photo
With Easter on the way, you know we had to make a pop-up Easter egg card too!
I love these simple paper crafts because they are easy enough for little kids to make (with a little adult assistance) and older kids can make them on their own. My youngest daughter is 3 and she had a blast making this pop-up card craft with me! (We actually made two today!)
There’s no better way to spend a rainy Saturday afternoon then giggling with your little one(s) as you create an adorable keepsake for family and friends. This would also be a fun spring-themed classroom craft for kids to take home to their parents.
Related: This Cadbury Creme Egg Lush dessert is perfect for your Easter party!
Pop-up Easter Egg Craft Supply List
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- Free printable egg pattern
- Colorful card stock
- Child’s photo
- 2 jumbo wooden craft sticks
- Glue sticks
- Decorating supplies (used no-mess kids paint markers)
How to make a Photo Pop-Up Easter Egg Card
Watch the quick video demo below, then keep reading for full photo step-by-step instructions:
Cut out the Easter egg pattern and trace onto a sheet of colorful card stock. Cut out card stock egg pieces.
Trim about 1 inch from child’s photo, so it won’t stick out from beneath the egg. Keep in mind that the top 1/2″ and bottom 1/2″ of the photo are covered by the egg, so be sure to space accordingly when trimming photo.
Glue the top of photo to the “cracked” end of the top piece of your egg. Glue one wooden craft stick to secure the photo to the top piece of the egg. Glue a second wooden craft stick, overlapping the first craft stick by about 1-2 inches. It should look like this:
Tip: We also use a strip of packing tape over the craft sticks to secure them in place.
Cut a strip of card stock from your scraps to the same width as your egg, about 1″ thick. Glue the ends of this strip to the back of the bottom piece of your egg, just below the cracked edge.
Slip your photo/craft stick between this strip and the back of the bottom of the egg. It will look like this:
The photo should slide freely up and down, along with the top piece of the egg. Now let your creativity run wild — decorate your pop-up Easter egg card!
TIP: We love these Kwik Stix paint markers for paper crafts because they are easy for little kids to handle AND they’re practically mess-free (they dry in 90 seconds!)
You could also stamp your cards with our homemade Easter Egg Potato Stamps (on our sister site, In The Kids Kitchen).
Are you celebrating a new little one this year? Looking for Easter gift ideas for a friend or family member with a new baby? Then you’ve got to see this adorable and useful Baby’s First Easter Basket: