Free Stencils for Easter Decorating and Crafts

Easter Eggs, Bunnies, Baskets, and More

If you are looking to decorate your house, your classroom, or want to develop a fun activity for children, free, printable stencils with Easter-themed images can make your craft project a little easier during the Easter season. 

These stencils are not only suitable for Easter, but the theme carries through for all celebrations honoring the coming of spring. There are a number of free stencils that you can find online, not just Easter-themed, such as other holiday ideas and general kid-friendly themes.

If you have a steady hand, then the instructions are simple: print and trace over the lines on a piece of acetate over the printed image with an Exacto knife.

Note: The printable stencils are free for personal, non-commercial use only.

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Easter Bunny No. 1

Free Easter Stencils Collection: Easter Bunny
© Marion Boddy-Evans. Free for personal, non-commercial use only.

Get ready for "abstract art" Easter Bunny with this easy image to carve out. Kids will be delighted with this whimsical version of the Easter bunny.

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Easter Egg Basket

Free Easter Stencils Collection: Easter Egg Basket
© Marion Boddy-Evans. Free for personal, non-commercial use only.

This Easter basket stencil has two parts, the basket handle (shown in grey) and the basket base (shown in black). Cut each piece separately, or if you want to create it as a one-piece stencil, leave a gap between the basket base and the basket handle where they currently touch.

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Pair of Easter Bunnies

Free printable Easter bunny stencil
© Marion Boddy-Evans. Free for personal, non-commercial use only.

Paint eyes on the Easter bunnies at the end, with a contrasting color so they stand out.

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Lamb

Free printable stencil: lamb
©Marion Boddy-Evans. Free for personal, non-commercial use only.

Baby animals signify the coming of spring. This little lamb is no exception. Cutouts with this stencil can be fun for young children to decorate as a craft project with cotton balls. 

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Basic Easter Egg

Free Easter Stencils Collection: Basic Easter Egg
© Marion Boddy-Evans. Free for personal, non-commercial use only.

This basic Easter egg stencil can be used in all sorts of ways, starting with using it to create eggs of single colors or you can get more creative and elaborate with your decoration by adding spots, stripes, and zigzags.

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Easter Egg with Spots

Free Easter Stencils Collection: Easter Egg with Spots
© Marion Boddy-Evans. Free for personal, non-commercial use only.

The basic Easter egg has been augmented to include a design with spots.

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Easter Egg with Stripes

Free Easter Stencils Collection: Easter Egg with Stripes
© Marion Boddy-Evans. Free for personal, non-commercial use only.

The basic Easter egg has been amped up with fun stripes, which you can encourage children to color in the lines for a burst of color.

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Easter Egg with Zigzags

Free Easter Stencils Collection: Easter Egg with Zigzags
© Marion Boddy-Evans. Free for personal, non-commercial use only.

Zigzags have been added to the basic Easter egg design taking out the guesswork on how to get it done.

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Easter Egg with Decorated Top and Bottom

Free Easter Stencils Collection: Easter Egg
© Marion Boddy-Evans. Free for personal, non-commercial use only.

You can decorate the basic Easter egg's top and bottom.

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Easter Bunny No. 2

Free stencil: rabbit
© Marion Boddy-Evans. Free for personal, non-commercial use only.

One of four bunnies to choose from. This Easter bunny can be a little tricky to carve out when you get to the legs and ears. 

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Easter Bunny No. 3

Free stencil: rabbit
© Marion Boddy-Evans. Free for personal, non-commercial use only.

 Bunny on the move. If you have a class project of bunnies this bunny can inspire some discussion with young children about "Where is this bunny going?" or "What does it look like this bunny is doing?"

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Sheep

©Marion Boddy-Evans. Free for personal, non-commercial use only.

 Sheep, lambs, and bunnies— farm animals are a popular theme during springtime celebrations.

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Easter Bunny No. 4

Free, printable Easter Bunny stencil
© Marion Boddy-Evans. Free for personal, non-commercial use only.

You can paint an eye for the bunny at the end in a contrasting color so it stands out.

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Easter Egg with Stars

Free Easter Stencils Collection: Easter Egg with Stars
©Marion Boddy-Evans. Free for personal, non-commercial use only.

Consider decorating the basic Easter egg stencil with stars or stickers.