Easter Bunny Paper Plate Basket

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    This Easter bunny basket made from paper plate is fun to make with your children. A few simple household items will be transformed into a fun and useful Easter basket to store your Easter eggs

    Make your own fluffy Easter Bunny from items around the house! This is a great craft for younger children because the cotton balls are something different to use in a craft and they add a great texture! Easter Bunny basket is easy to make and decorate, creating personalised Easter gifts for kids by adding children’s names.

    What You’ll Need
    • 3 paper plates
    • pink construction paper
    • green ribbon or yarn
    • 1 pink pom pom
    • 6 white pom poms
    • 2 googly eyes or scraps of black construction paper
    • hole punch
    • black marker or crayon
    • glue gun and/or craft glue (stapler would even work)
    • scissors
    How to make Easter bunny basket:
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    For the back of the basket
    • Cut a scalloped piece from the top of the plate. This will be your basket opening. 
    • Glue or staple this cut paper plate to another whole paper plate to form the basket and head of the rabbit.
    To create the ears.
    • Cut a paper plate in half. Then cut each half down even more to the shape of bunny ears.
    • Cut two tapered strips of pink construction paper and glue onto each ear. 
    • Glue the bottom of each ear to the bunny’s head.
    For the bunny face
    • Cut two small eyes from pin construction paper and glue into place. 
    • Add googly eyes or round pieces of black construction paper, to complete the eyes. 
    • Glue a pink pom pom to the centre of the plate for the nose, and add 3 white pom poms to each side. 
    • Use a black marker or crayon to draw on 2 bunny teeth.
    • Use a hole punch to punch a hole on either side of the basket. 
    • Tie on a piece of ribbon or yarn for the handle.
    • The basket can be filled with Easter grass and small candies or toys. 
    Happy Easter!

    Have you seen how to make our Easter Bonnet Paper Plate, Easter eggsToilet Tube Easter Bunny Rabbit Family, or Peek-a-Boo Chicks


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