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Easter Craft: The Bunny Basket

The Bunny Basket

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

Here's a basket after the Easter Bunny's own heart.

Materials

  • Deep straw basket with handles
  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Double-sided tape
  • Pink pom-pom
  • Cotton balls
  • Pipe cleaner
  • White felt
  • Pink, wire-edged ribbon
  • Glue
  • Paper crimp filling
  • Chocolate rabbits
  • Bunny storybook
  • Stuffed rabbit
  • Dyed eggs
  • Candies
  • Construction paper

Instructions

  1. Draw and cut out paper eyes for the bunny's face, and using double-sided tape, attach them to the basket.
  2. Tape on a pom-pom nose, two cotton-ball cheeks, and a pipe-cleaner mouth.
  3. For the ears, cut two white felt ear shapes and two slightly smaller ones from pink, wire-edged ribbon.
  4. Glue the ribbon onto the felt and tape the ears to the basket handle.
  5. Fill the basket with paper crimp filling, chocolate rabbits, a bunny storybook, a stuffed rabbit, dyed eggs, and candies.
  6. For the tag, cut out a construction paper carrot.

Variations:

Other good ideas for basket filling: bunny stickers, figurines, or notepaper.