Monday, March 29, 2010

Easter Bunny Tutorial

These little bunnies are a great project for little ones.

You will need, cardboard, tops or slivers wool, glue.

Firstly draw an egg shape, any size you want. This size 20cm x 15cm was for the big bunny. You will need two. Place the two together.

Then wind the sliver around the two pieces of cardboard. Keep winding till you can't fit anymore in the small hole.

Cut in between the two pieces of cardboard, and tie some yarn tightly a couple of times around in between the cardboard.

Okay, yes your right, it's a glorified pom pom.

Now for the ears, place some tops thinly in a flat container, put a thin layer of pink over the top. add a little bit of detergent. Then(adults only), pour boiling water over it. I use a potato masher to felt it up. Then roll it up in between a sushi maker board, and agiate it. let dry.

Cut out two ears and glue them deep in place, you want the bunny to be soft, so don't put the glue near the tips of wool.

Now the fun part, you all get to play hairdessers, or the children do. Trim the pom pom into shape.

Joey(always Joey) asked if I could do hopping back legs, nope I said, just crouching ones.
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Nicole Benjamin said...

How cute! I love that they are made of wool - I would like to make little ones for our nature table!

Mimi-n-Moe's Mom said...

THese are great! What fun!