Handmade & DIY Easter: Plush Cotton & Soft Wooden Toys for Baby’s 1st Easter

There’s just something about Easter that beckons to handmade outfits and toys. I remember as a little girl receiving a new outfit that my mom had sewn and a special, heirloom-worthy toy to treasure for years. (As well as the chocolate. Oh, the chocolate.)

Since giving little babies chocolate (but you will let your toddlers have a wee taste, won’t you?) and candy probably isn’t a good idea, what else are we to do besides bestow upon them something warm, something soft, something unique and lovely?

Made with love by you or one of the featured artisan’s in this round-up, I am sure you’ll find something perfect for your own little one’s 1st (or 2nd, or 3rd, or…) Easter!

  • Something for everyone...

    Something for everyone...

    Whether you are an avid crafter or simply a lover of the quality and beauty that comes with buying handmade – this round-up is for you!

  • DIY: Bunny Hand Puppets

    DIY: Bunny Hand Puppets

    A quick little project that you can whip off for all ages of babies and toddlers to enjoy!
    Get the easy tutorial via The Purl Bee

  • Wooden Camera Inspired by Instagram

    Wooden Camera Inspired by Instagram

    Beautifully designed and handmade from sustainable wood, cork, and leather, I love the nostalgic appeal this toy has. IG lovers (addicted?) rejoice.
    Find it via Twig Creative

  • DIY: Pet Bunny Pillows

    DIY: Pet Bunny Pillows

    Really cute and really easy! Great for all ages as you can see.
    Get the simple tutorial via Go Make Me

  • Heirloom Cloth Doll...

    Heirloom Cloth Doll...

    Without the price-tag! Choose your own fabrics, skin hue, hair colour and style – you name it. Love the detailing on these beauties and the outfits!
    Custom order your own via Kra Kra Craft

  • DIY: Amigurumi Crochet Native Dollie

    DIY: Amigurumi Crochet Native Dollie

    For those who can do this style of crochet – have fun! I ADORE this doll and wish I could make this!
    Get the pattern via Eureeka’s Window

  • Linen Bunny

    Linen Bunny

    Choose your own! Lovely characterization and detailing on these cuties.
    Choose one via Kra Kra Craft

  • DIY: Fuzzy Easter Chicks & Mini Eggs

    DIY: Fuzzy Easter Chicks & Mini Eggs

    Make these sweet collectibles for your little ones to pul out and enjoy year after year! (I like putting away special holiday themed toys and taking them back out to enjoy during that special time!)
    Get the knitting patterns and tutorials via The Purl Bee

  • Hand Embroidered Rag Doll (& Co.)

    Hand Embroidered Rag Doll (& Co.)

    I had to include this picture of ‘Molly Dolly Tamsin Tangerine’, with her friends. The listing doesn’t include them all, but I’m such a fan of this artisan’s work! Any one of her cloth creations would be a lovely choice for Easter!
    Give one a home via Jess Quinn Small Art

  • DIY: Linen Bunnies

    DIY: Linen Bunnies

    Soft, simple and sweet – the perfect gift to make your little newborn for their 1st Easter!
    Get the easy tutorial via Finley & Oliver

  • Easter Chick

    Easter Chick

    This felt mini soft sculpture, had me at hello!
    Choose your own via Jess Quinn Small Art

  • DIY: Bunny Goodie Bags

    DIY: Bunny Goodie Bags

    So cute! Put some home-made treats or a game in here and watch their faces light up with joy.
    Get the simple tutorial via Probably Actually

  • Organic Jersey Cotton Bear

    Organic Jersey Cotton Bear

    This lavender and poly filled comfort toy would make a lovely sleep-time pal.
    Find one via Moon &Sparrow

  • DIY: Felt Fuit Set

    DIY: Felt Fuit Set

    A great project for beginners, wait till you see the other PDF tutes and kits available in this shop! You will find yourself drooling over fruit food and adorable play scenes.
    Get the PDF pattern and instructions via Fairy Fox

  • 2013 Easter Egg Teether Toy (Personalized)

    2013 Easter Egg Teether Toy (Personalized)

    Made of maple wood, this sweet little teether can also be made as a shaker (just convo the seller), and makes the perfect addition to any Easter basket!
    Find it via Little Alouette

  • Carlos The Bear

    Carlos The Bear

    This dapper, starry eyed dreamer hails all the way from Germany and I am seriously in L O V E.
    Custom order your own via Marina R of Brush Blues

  • DIY: Cloth Vegetables

    DIY: Cloth Vegetables

    So unique! Oh my word, who would ever thought that rutabagas and eggplant could look so darling? Great for grasping and little mouths to gnaw on, as well as kitchen / garden role-play for older babies and toddlers!
    Get the patterns and instructions via Twisted Yarn’s feature on Sew Hip

  • Felted Wool Jingle Ball

    Felted Wool Jingle Ball

    This chick! So cute! Little ones love balls, especially those that jingle and are as adorable and tactile as these.
    Order your own via Asher Jasper

  • DIY: Big Cuddly Bunny

    DIY: Big Cuddly Bunny

    I’ve shared this one before and I want to make it SO BAD, but I have yet to hone in on my knitting skills to be able to make this. You however, dear reader – may have just the skills needed!
    Get the knitting pattern and instructions via The Purl Bee

  • Rainbow Plushie

    Rainbow Plushie

    This cute and cuddly felt rainbow is so charming and would make the perfect addition to your wee one’s collection this time of year. Bring on the spring!
    Find it via The Rainbow Room

  • DIY: Betsy & Basil Bunny Softies

    DIY: Betsy & Basil Bunny Softies

    Cute little heffers! Cute little heffers!
    Get the PDF sewing pattern via Retro Mama

  • Wooden Heritage Easter Eggs

    Wooden Heritage Easter Eggs

    They look real, right? This set of eco-friendly Waldorf inspired toys are great for all ages!
    Choose your own set via Imagination Kids

  • One for The Boys..

    One for The Boys..

    Or the girls, whatever. I firmly believe that little ones should be encouraged away from ‘gender-specific type toys’. (What is that even?) This little fella is so dapper!
    Get the PDF sewing pattern via Retro Mama

  • Decisions, Decisions

    Decisions, Decisions

    So many gorgeous and fun Easter woolies to choose from! Ack!
    Choose your own via Asher Jasper

  • DIY: Big White Rabbit!

    DIY: Big White Rabbit!

    Big enough for a full body cuddle fest, fitting perfectly under a tot’s arm to take along to tea-parties and car races.
    Get the pattern via Emily Ivey on Ravelry

  • Coco the Plush Woodland Bunny

    Coco the Plush Woodland Bunny

    Choose your own style of bunny, there are so many adorable ones to choose from in this shop!
    Make one your own via Sleepy King

  • DIY: Marshmallow Peeps!

    DIY: Marshmallow Peeps!

    I know, I know. Amazing. (And so easy to make!)
    Get the tutorial via Dandelions and Lace

  • Wooden Easter Bunny Toy

    Wooden Easter Bunny Toy

    Meet Bonnie, (my sister’s name!) all ready to zoom around for some fun!
    Find her via Imagination Kids

  • DIY: Fat Birdy

    DIY: Fat Birdy

    This is an instant Download for a crochet pattern and promises instant kisses and cuddles for Easter!
    Get the PDF pattern via Mama Chee

  • Knit White Easter Bunny

    Knit White Easter Bunny

    Plump and cozy! Featuring vintage fabrics and embroidery detailing, with an adorable pom-pom tail!
    Choose your own via Precious Knits

  • Fox Rattle

    Fox Rattle

    Made of organic wood, this soft, smooth baby rattle and teether makes the perfect gift for tender little hands and mouths.
    Choose your own via Manzanita Kids

  • DIY: Plump Linen Bunnies & Co.

    DIY: Plump Linen Bunnies & Co.

    Choose from any one of these adorable, soft and natural Easter plushies or make them a few!
    Get the video tutorial and instructions via Petit Poulou

  • Cast of Animal Hand Puppets

    Cast of Animal Hand Puppets

    Another great gift idea for little babies right on into toddler-hood!
    Get the trio via Nhocchi

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