Pink Bunny Basket
Students can create this cute craft to receive treats from the Easter Bunny!
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5
These cute bunny baskets can hold treats from the Easter Bunny when they are hung from doorknobs or students' chairs.
What You Need
- 9- by 12-inch pink construction paper, one sheet per student
- 9- by 12-inch white construction paper, one half sheet per student
- Small pink pom-poms, one per student
- Googly eyes, two per student
- Hole punches
- Ribbon in various colors
- Optional: Paper grass
- Optional: Treats for your students
What You Do
- Have your students use pencils to draw a diagonal line across the pink construction paper from the upper left corner to the lower right corner.
- The students can then cut along the line to create two pink paper triangles.
- Help your students roll one of the paper triangles into a cone shape and staple the two ends together. Set the other paper triangle aside.
- Have your students cut three long, narrow strips from the white construction paper. Have them cut each strip in half lengthwise to create six skinny whiskers of the same length.
- Help your students fan out the whiskers and glue them onto the cone, about halfway down, so there are three whiskers on each side, as shown in the picture.
- The students can glue a pom-pom in the center of the whiskers to make a bunny nose.
- Next, have your students glue two googly eyes above the nose and whiskers.
- Help your students cut out two bunny-ear shapes from the remaining triangle of pink paper.
- Have your students use the remaining white paper to cut out two smaller ear shapes and glue them to the middle of the pink ear shapes, as shown.
- Help your students staple the pink-and-white bunny ears to the back of the cone so they stand upright and are visible from the front of the cone.
- The students can create handles for the cones by punching one hole on each side and feeding a strip of ribbon through the holes. Have the students tie knots at the ends of the ribbon so it stays strung between the holes.
Optional: Let your students fill their bunny cones with paper grass and leave them in the classroom over the Easter weekend. You can leave small treats for your students in their bunny cones or host a classroom Easter party.