How to Make Plastic Bottle Easter Baskets

by Claudine Chircop

This Easter craft is ideal if you wish to make Easter baskets with whatever bits and pieces are at hand.


  • 1 plastic bottle
  • 1 craft knife or a pair of scissors
  • 1 pipe cleaner
  • 5 Easter pictures
  • shredded magazine paper
  • 1 strip of green paper
  • PVA glue
  • 1 hole puncher
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Using a craft knife or a pair of scissors cut off the bottom of the plastic bottles.

    Step 2

    Attach the strip of green paper with some PVA glue to the edge of the bottle. Hold the edge using pegs.

    Step 3

    Punch 2 holes on opposite sides of the bottle then insert some shredded magazine paper into the bottle.

    Step 4

    Colour Easter pictures, cut and attach to different parts of the bottle to decorate it.

    Step 5

    Insert pipe cleaner into punched holes to join and create handle.

    Step 6

    Place chocolate eggs into the basket, add a gift tag and give it to anyone you'd like. :)