Bunnies are so cute, colorful and cuddly. You can create Easter crafts for preschoolers project from anything in your house such as the cardboard tube from bathroom tissue or paper towel. You can make some cute bunnies anytime and doesn’t have to be Easter. Create this cute and colorful family of bunny rabbits with your kids and enjoy your holiday together.
Materials needed for this Easter crafts for preschoolers project are 1 cardboard paper towel tube, 3 cardboard toilet paper tubes, various colors felt for hair bows and bow ties, miniature orange and pink pom-poms, 2 buttons, hot glue gun, scissors, felt for apron (orange, white and green), black Sharpie marker, any acrylic craft paint (including dark pink, bright orange, light pink, bright light blue, bright yellow, light purple, bright light green).
The bunny family will consist of 5 babies and 2 adult bunnies. Cut the tube cardboards as follows. Cut a 4.5″ piece of paper towel tube for the dad and a 4″ piece for mom. Cut five 1.5″ pieces of toilet paper tube for the babies. Cut 14 1/2″ ears from the cardboard. Paint all tube for the body including inside and out according color of the ears. Apply glue inside the ear and squeeze it to close and flatten it. Trim one side of the cardboard to make pointy ears. Stick the ears to the top inside of the cardboard tube body with glue. Paint the center of each ear with pink to make the inside ear. Apply glue on mini pom-pom and stick to the front body for noses. Draw bows from felt and cut out. Attach bows up on the ears for the girl bunny and at the bottom front of the body for the boys. Draw whiskers and eyes using Sharpie. You can add apron for the mom by cutting white felt. Cut out orange and green felt to make small carrot and stick it to apron. Stick buttons to the front body of the dad bunny. Now your Easter crafts for preschoolers project is done and you and the kids can enjoy it.
If you are not comfortable using bathroom tissue rolls especially used in daily basis, you can use paper towel cardboard tubes which have the same diameter. It is longer but can work well too. You can customize the bunnies depending on the age group of your kids so it is kept simple and easy. You can skip the harder part like making the apron and the buttons on the bunny. If you use a hot glue gun in this Easter crafts for preschoolers project, you should watch carefully when the kids using it. Quick drying glue like the Beacon’s instant grab glue will be a great alternative.