Duck Easter Basket
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Duck Easter Basket

Create this one-of-a-kind Duck basket for Easter or as a spring decoration. Using foam makes it a fun and easy project. The baby basket is made using the same directions but with smaller pieces. The one shown uses a 6x6 foam piece for body. Designed by Jo Pearson
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
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Material List

  • Yellow Foam Sheets- 2
  • Orange Foam Sheet
  • Oval Wiggle Eyes- 2
  • Yellow Glitter Glue
  • Easter Grass
  • Scalloped Decorator Edge Scissors
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Pen
  • Paint Brush

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Cut yellow foam 12x12 inches. Bring corners together to form point and staple about 1 inch in to secure, bend corners over as shown.

Step: 2

Cut duck head, beak, handles, tail and wings from foam using patterns provided.

Step: 3

Glue small wing to large wing and glue to sides of basket. Brush inner wing with glitter glue and let dry.

Step: 4

Glue tail to back center top of basket.

Step: 5

Glue the two head pieces together, leaving bottom open to glue to basket. Glue in place. Glue eyes in place.

Step: 6

Glue beak to head, add black dot as shown.

Step: 7

Glue handle from side to side of basket.


Use permanent markers to personalize your child’s Easter basket.