Whether you need containers for an egg hunt, or are just looking for a great fine-motor/art activity to do the week before Easter, DIY Easter baskets are always a great activity for preschoolers. Here are a few ideas from around the web to help you plan!
A newspaper basket, instructions at Captain Crafty
Paper mache baskets from Vicki Odell
Weave fabric strips in plastic baskets. (Idea from Attic Lace)
Paper bag baskets, easy instructions at Teaching 2 & 3 Year Olds
Paper Plate Baskets from eHow
These are all easy, economical ideas that can be finished fairly quickly. I hope that your students love them!