Hatching Chick Craft

Hatching Chick Craft

Tweet tweet! When the chicks start hatching we know it’s springtime. This adorable craft is perfect for Easter, spring and farm themes. It’s easy to make and fun to play with after. We hope you enjoy making a Hatching Chick Craft with your family or students to celebrate the season. Tweet! 

BONUS: scroll down for some egg-citing jokes to share, too! 

Things you’ll need

Hatching Chick Craft
  • White paper plate
  • Yellow and orange construction paper
  • Large googly eyes
  • Glue stick
  • Yellow feathers
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Bowl for tracing the head
  • Hole punch
  • Round head fastener


Hatching Chick Craft

First, trace the paper plate onto a sheet of yellow construction paper. To make the head shape, use a smaller bowl and trace it inside the top edge of the paper plate circle, making a circle inside a circle. Use the paper plate one more time to trace lines extending outward from the smaller circle to the edge of the large circle, about half way down the small circle. Cut out the chick shape. 

Hatching Chick Craft

Make small snips around the edge of your chick shape. Once you have created this fringe, gently move the edges back and forth to make your chick look extra fuzzy. 

Hatching Chick Craft

Now it’s time to make the egg. Draw and cut a cracked line through the centre of your paper plate and cut it in half along the zigzag. 

Hatching Chick Craft

Glue the chick shape to the rim of the paper plate. 

Hatching Chick Craft

Make a hole on one side of each half of the paper plate and secure together with a round head fastener. You can trim the top portion of the paper plate to look more egg-shaped. 

Hatching Chick Craft

Now you can make the chick’s face! Glue on some large googly eyes. Fold a small piece of orange construction paper in half and cut out a triangle shape. This will make a cute beak. Last but not least, a small tuft of fluff atop the chick’s head can be made with a feather. Glue the tuft in place and there you have it! A fresh spring chick friend! 

Hatching Chick Craft


Q: What time do chickens have dinner?
A: Six o’cluck.

Q: Why did the young chick cross the playground?
A: To get to the other slide. 

Q: How does the Easter Bunny stay healthy?
A: Eggs-ercise! 

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