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Bunny In A Basket Easter Craft

 
As you have probably gathered from our previous craft posts, we are very lucky to work with Hobbycraft throughout the year creating fun crafts to do at home. Today I am sharing another easy peasy craft with you. As the shelves in the shops fill up with every kind of Easter egg you could possibly imagine, we have been busy making this super easy bunny in a basket craft. If you are after some more Easter crafts then why not check out our Easter bouquet craft or help yourself to our free Easter printables.
 

Easter Bunny In A Basket

What you will need

Grey yarn

Pom Pom maker

Sheets of pink and grey felt

Basket

Shredded tissue paper

Carrot treat containers

Chocolate/sweets for fillers

 

I started with making two pom poms. I used the 9cm pom pom maker for the body and the 7cm for the head.

Using grey yarn with a pom pom maker.

When you tie your length of yarn around your pom poms be sure to leave enough to tie the two lengths together when you join the body to the head.

Tying two pom poms together to make a bunny.

Then cut your ears out of the felt sheets. As you can see by mine, they don’t have to be perfect. I just cut mine out freehand.

Felt crafts. Cutting ears out for a pom pom bunny.

I then used my glue gun to stick the pink layer on and glued the bottoms and pinched together. This will make them more stable and easier to attach to the head.

You can add some eyes and a nose if you wish. I had some beads, so used those. However, if this is for a small child then these would not be suitable.
 

Easter bunny craft

Everyone loves a bit of chocolate at Easter! So I popped some mini oreo eggs into our cool carrot fillers.

An Easter pom pom bunny with chocolate oreo eggs.

After the treats were done, I filled our multicoloured basket with this lovely bright green shredded tissue paper and popped everything in.

A multicoloured Easter basket filled green shredded tissue paper. Easy pom pom bunny Easter craft.

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Have you made any Easter crafts?

*We are very proud to work with Hobbycraft on craft collaborations. All thoughts and opinions are my own*

 

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27 Comments

  1. Catherine @ Story Snug

    March 12, 2018 at 12:21 pm

    Your bunny is absolutely adorable. I loved making pom poms as a child and this would make a beautiful gift 🙂

    #MMBC
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    1. Jayne

      March 13, 2018 at 7:38 pm

      Thanks Catherine! I think pom pom crafts are really fun for kids to make. 🙂

  2. Sheltie Times

    March 12, 2018 at 1:50 pm

    My sister used to make these animals for me when I was a child. I haven’t seen any for years. They were so much fun. So glad to see them again.

    1. Jayne

      March 13, 2018 at 7:39 pm

      Oh how lovely! A blast from the past for you then 🙂

  3. Louisa

    March 12, 2018 at 3:28 pm

    Your bunny is so cute! I love using our pompom makers, they are so easy to use. I love what you have done with yours. It would make a lovely Easter gift #mmbc
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    1. Jayne

      March 13, 2018 at 7:39 pm

      Thank you Louisa 🙂

  4. Kim Carberry

    March 12, 2018 at 4:48 pm

    Aww! That is just adorable! What a fab craft idea for this time of year…I haven’t made pom poms for years. I used to love to as a child. There was no pom pom maker though it was always two pieces of cardboard. lol #MMBC
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    1. Jayne

      March 13, 2018 at 7:41 pm

      I used to make them with cardboard too! Haha! Thanks matey x

  5. Chloe

    March 12, 2018 at 7:52 pm

    Hi, your bunny is so cute. I used to love making pom-poms what a great idea for Easter and a fab idea for the start of an Easter egg hunt #MMBC

    1. Jayne

      March 13, 2018 at 7:41 pm

      Thank you Chloe 🙂

  6. Nicki Simpson

    March 12, 2018 at 8:54 pm

    I am so doing this it is adorable@

  7. Christine Lockley

    March 15, 2018 at 12:17 pm

    So cute, will definitely be having a go at these with the grand-kiddies, thanks for sharing, am now off to investigate your other Easter crafts

  8. Helena

    March 17, 2018 at 8:58 am

    We love Easter crafts here. My eldest has been helping me with some. It’s been a while since I tried pompom making my last attempt sadly failed so I’ll have to try again. #mmbc
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  9. sharon stanley

    March 18, 2018 at 11:18 am

    So cute. I will definitley get the kids making these during the Easter Holidays. Like you I love arts and crafts and spend a small fortune on materials between Hobbycraft and Amazon. Love finding new projects to try. 🙂

  10. paula cheadle

    March 18, 2018 at 5:22 pm

    I used to do things like this when I was younger, will have to look into doing pompoms and teach my granddaughter

  11. Margaret Gallagher

    March 18, 2018 at 6:32 pm

    How CUTE – not tried pom poms for years – certaintly give these a go

  12. Kayleigh Watkins

    March 18, 2018 at 9:44 pm

    Aww this is so sweet, my five year old daughter would love to make this, I will have to do buy the tools and craft stuff and make it this week for her as she has an easter bonnet parade in school, I could then incorporate this idea onto a bonnet, thank you very much for sharing xXx

  13. Natasha Mairs

    March 19, 2018 at 9:52 am

    This is just too sweet. I have some pom pom makers and grey wool, just need some felt and I will give this a go #MMBC
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  14. Debbie Hawkins

    March 21, 2018 at 12:22 am

    My daughter loves making pom-poms so I’m sure we’ll be giving this a go. So far we’ve made some easter bunting and just got some Easter themed cake toppers so we can make a selection of cakes.

  15. olivia Kirby

    March 22, 2018 at 4:48 pm

    This is really sweet, my daughter loves to make pom poms!

  16. Nicola Andrijauskas

    March 24, 2018 at 8:37 am

    Oh that’s so cute! And a great idea for keeping the kids amused 😊

  17. Stevie

    March 27, 2018 at 8:38 pm

    This would be great to make with my niece.

  18. Kim Styles

    April 2, 2018 at 2:06 pm

    This is so sweet! I suppose you could make an easter chick in a similar way

  19. Gaynor Vincent

    April 19, 2018 at 7:28 am

    This is a lovely activity – my son really enjoyed it

  20. Ana Nunes

    August 2, 2018 at 4:36 pm

    This made me remember when i was a child. My mum knows how to do this cute bunnies! She’s in Portugal but i think she will come to visit us soon, so i will ask her help to make one for my daughter. Thanks you <3

  21. kate andrews

    August 28, 2018 at 8:48 pm

    These are so cute, will definitely have to do this with my daughter next Easter

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