Cute Bunny Craft (with FREE Template)

Cute Bunny Craft for Kids
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This cute bunny craft takes just a few basic supplies, starting with a paper plate. It’s also super low mess since there’s no paint needed. Make crafting with your kids even easier by using the free template.

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This is the perfect time of year to make these beautiful paper plate bird crafts and learn about our feathery friends…

When is the best time to make a bunny craft? Any time! Of course, this would make a perfect Easter craft or Spring craft, but you can really make a sweet little rabbit any time. I promise it will make you smile.

If you enjoy this rabbit craft, you are going to love making these other bunny crafts:

Fun Facts about Rabbits

  • Rabbits need more than just carrots to live on. They actually prefer greens, like clover, weeds and grass.
  • The Flemish Giant Rabbit can get as big as 2.5 feet long and 22 pounds.
  • Baby rabbits are called kittens.
  • When a bunny is happy it will do a hop and twirl in the air, called a binky.
  • Rabbits groom themselves like cats.

For more fun information about bunnies, check out this article from National Geographic Kids.

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  • Paper plate (9-inch coated)
  • Scissors
  • Stapler with staples
  • Large white pompom
  • Elmer’s glue
  • Glue stick
  • Markers (or crayons)
  • White construction paper
  • Bunny craft template

If you’re like me, crafting with your kids is something you want to do more of…but never quite seem to find the time. That’s why I decided to find a new approach to making things with the kids. Instead of each craft having its own separate supply list that you then need to go out and fill, we stick to a master list of basic craft supplies that fit into one bag to make all of the amazing projects that you see on this site and in our shop. We stick to this list to make crafting with your kids actually do-able…even when life is hectic.

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Cute Bunny Craft for Kids
Cute Bunny Craft

How to make a Cute Bunny Craft

Step 1: Form the Bunny Body

  • Cut a slit in the paper plate going from the outside to the center.
  • Overlap the plate at the cut that you just made so that the plate forms a slight cone shape.
  • Use your stapler to secure the plate in this shape by stapling on the cut.
sleeping bunny craft step 1

Step 2: Use the Free Bunny Craft Template

  • Print the bunny craft template.
  • Use it to cut out the head for your rabbit from white construction paper. (Or simply cut it out if you printed it onto white cardstock.)

*If you don’t have access to a printer, draw an oval, approximately 5×6 inches in size and draw on the bunny ears. Then cut out the shape.

Bunny craft step 2

Step 3: Decorate Your Bunny

  • Use markers or crayons to decorate the face of your bunny. The eyes should be closed since your bunny is sleeping.
  • During this step, you can also add any other details you would like to the body of your bunny (paper plate).

Step 4: Put Together Your Cute Bunny Craft

  • Use your glue stick to attach the face of your bunny over the slit in the plate. Place it at a slight angle so that the bunny appears to be sleeping.
  • Use Elmer’s glue or a glue dot to attach the large white pompom to the plate as the tail of your bunny. For proper placement, think of the bunny all curled up in a ball sleeping peacefully and visualize where the tail would be.
Cute Paper Plate Bunny Craft Step 4

Now that you know how to make this sweet bunny craft, you’re going to want to keep on crafting. To make this an Easter craft, make some little squish painted eggs for around your bunny. And maybe give him some friends to nap with, like this sleeping skunk or this sleeping cat craft.

Enjoy this Bunny Craft Video Tutorial

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