Easter Basket Ideas and All About April

Scroll down to view some cool and unique Easter basket ideas, plus a free, printable, reusable calendar for the month of April. 

To print this calendar, just right click on the image and select a save option from your drop down menu.

This will send it to your picture file. From there you can reduce or enlarge it and adjust the margins as needed before printing.

five fast facts about april

  1. April is the fourth month of the year, and has 30 days.
  2. The word comes from the Latin word "aperire," which means "to open," because April is the season when plants begin to bloom.
  3. April's birthstone is the diamond.
  4. The signs of the Western Zodiac associated with the month of April are Aries and Taurus.
  5. The only states admitted to the Union during the month of April were Maryland and Louisiana.

In the United States, special days in the month of April include April Fools Day on April 1st, Jewish Passover on April 6th, Easter on the second Sunday, and the day of the deadline for filing taxes, which falls on on April 15th.

Lesser known April holidays observed in America include International Children's Book Day on April 2nd, Jackie Robinson Day on April 11th, and Earth Day on April 22nd.

Easter Basket Ideas

Here's an easy, low-cost, very cool idea for an Artist's Easter Basket:

1) Instead of fake grass, line a basket with shredded paper.

2) Print out the free Easter coloring pages from the links shown below.

3) Roll each coloring page like a tube, and tie a ribbon around it.

4) Arrange the rolled up coloring pages around the inside of the basket.

5) Place a watercolor paint set, dry-erase markers, color pencils and/or crayons in the middle of the basket, or scatter them around in the shredded paper.

6) You could also include a tiny artist's canvas, available at most arts & crafts stores.

For other fun Easter Basket Ideas, why not try a cards and games basket?  Fill it with a full deck of Free Printable Tarot Cards, ready for coloring. 

You might also include our Free Printable Chess Set, a clever and original 3-D creation, perfectly playable and easy to assemble. 

Or you can print out a whole year of monthly calendars, or use a our coloring pages to create a Coloring Book, or gather a collection of Easter Poems. 

To view an assortment of Easter Basket Ideas, calendars, clipart, and other free printable items, visit any of the links shown on this page. 

related links

March Calendar 

April Calendar 

Another Top 10 Easter Coloring Collection 

Easter Baskets Coloring 

Easter Eggs Coloring Pages  

Baby Chicks Easter Coloring 

Easter Basket Ideas 

Easter Background Designs 

Easter Clipart Designs 

Easter Coloring and Poetry 

Easter Poetry And Clipart Designs 


Christ of the Ozarks 

EASTER AMERICANA This page features even more Easter designs, and also some fun crafts for kids.



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