Hold on to your bunny ears, Easter is on its way! We’ve put together a basketful of ideas for you to make your very own homemade favors. Perfect for Easter baskets, egg hunts, and classroom parties, these DIY favors are inexpensive, easy to make, and couldn’t be cuter. The peeps are in the house in a rainbow array of colors, along with some irresistible bunny bait. You can make these favors with simple bags and ribbons or get more crafty with toppers and stamped designs. There’s something for every bunny in your life. Here’s a peek:
Toddlers, tweens, teachers, and friends alike will have fun with these spring treats. You might like the fresh, colorful spin on traditional favorites like Rice Krispie Treats and S’mores. If you prefer a non-edible option, lip balm makes for an egg-cellent favor. You’ll also find tags made just for teachers, fluffy bunny tails, and favors you can use as centerpieces. Because there’s more than one way to celebrate the peeps in your life, we made room for variations on the peep theme. As far as we’re concerned, there can’t be too many peeps! Enjoy.
Simple As That – This is peeps-on-a-stick in the most adorable way. Holiday fun doesn’t need to be elaborate to be memorable and no one forgets colorful peeps! Printable included.
Minted – Nothing says yummy like a bag of candy topped with bunny ears. Take your candy bag up a notch with this spruced up treat.
Life Is Poppin – What’s cuter than a bag of fluffy bunny tails? Marshmallows that look like bunny tails! A free topper offers a nice finish.
The Crafting Chicks – Rainbows come from colorful seeds, didn’t you know? You’ll believe it’s true with you see this favor bag of candied “seeds” created by the Crafted Chicks. Rainbow tag included.
Pretty Providence – Just what’s in a bag of bunny bait? A carrot? Some celery, perhaps? Not a chance! It’s malted milk eggs, of course. The treats in the bag and the colors match perfectly with the printed bag toppers.
Constantly Stamping – Lip balm in an egg makes a truly egg-cellent favor! If stamping is your thing, you’ll love this non-edible favor that uses the “For Peeps Sake” stamp set from Stampin’ Up. Eggs are available at Target. Place in plastic bags and add your stamp creation.
Simplee Thrifty – Peeps make an unforgettable appearance in this S’more Easter Peep Kit. You’ll never look at peeps the same way again. Use peeps in place of marshmallows and wrap in a cellophane bag. Topper included.
Yellow Bliss Road – If Rice Krispie treats aren’t already delicious enough, this recipe takes this traditional treat to new heights. Peeps stand in for marshmallows and are layered for a colorful spring treat. Place treats on a stick for a pop-style treat.
Frog Prince Paperie – For donut lovers, this spin on bunny tails is sure to please. Fill powdered sugar donut holes into a cello bag and top with this delightful bunny tail topper.
The Idea Room – This variation on bunny tails is expressly for cotton bunny tails, as in cotton candy! If you’re a cotton candy fan, you’ll be in heaven with this amusement park favorite. Package cotton candy in bags and decorate with toppers.
Smart Schoolhouse – Dare we say, this just might be the cutest sucker we’ve ever seen. This favor uses safety lollipops with little handles that pose as bunny ears. Add a pom-pom for a tail and wrap in wax or Glassine paper sheets. Don’t forget the bow, because all bunnies need one!
Sisters Suitcase – Carrots might be a bunny’s favorite treat. This carrot favor will be no exception! Create a strip of fringed grass made out of green card stock and wrap it around bags filled with carrot cake Hershey’s Kisses, any orange candy or Goldfish. Twist ties or twine work well to close the bag.
Cooking Classy – This bunny bait recipe for Funfetti Popcorn calls for popcorn mixed with vanilla melts, pretzels, M&Ms, and sprinkles. Close goody bags with ribbons. No bunny will be able to resist this favor!
Katrina’s Paperie – Teacher favors are not complete without this free printable Easter tag. Pack bags with jelly beans, truffles or your teacher’s favorite treat. Add a bit of confetti for a nice surprise.