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Easter Baskets

 
Why not make some fun Easter Baskets for the kids this year. Two easy designs made from paper cups and craft supplies – an Easter rabbit and an Easter chick! Perfect for little Easter eggs.
Looking for Easter craft ideas?

Why not make your own Easter Baskets - perfect for the kids Easter eggs this year.

Two easy designs made from paper cups and craft supplies – an Easter rabbit and an Easter chick!
 

Easter rabbit basket

  

What you'll need

 
  • a white paper cup
  • white card
  • pink felt or pink card
  • 2 stick-on googly eyes
  • small pink pom-pom for the nose
  • medium white pom-pom for the tail
  • white pipe cleaners
  • scissors, glue, glue dots or a stapler
  

Instructions


1. From the white card, cut 2 large white ovals for the rabbit’s ears.

2. Trim one side of the first oval so it’s squared off at the bottom. Repeat for the second oval.

3. Cut 2 smaller oval shapes from the pink felt (or card) for the inner part of the ear.

4. Glue one side of the pink ovals and stick them in the centre of the white oval ear shapes and set aside to dry.

5. Cut the white pipe cleaners into short pieces for the whiskers.

6. Use craft glue or glue dots to attach the whiskers to the cup.

7. Glue the pink pom pom on top of the whiskers for the nose.

8. Attach the ears to the back rim of the cup with a stapler or glue dots.

9. Glue the white pom pom to the back of the cup to create the rabbit's tail.

10. Fill the rabbit basket with colourful Easter treats!


Easter chick basket

  

What you'll need

 
  • a yellow paper cup
  • orange card
  • orange pipe cleaners
  • 2 googly eyes
  • yellow craft feathers
  • scissors, glue/glue dots, stapler or tape
  

Instructions


1.From the orange card, cut a small triangle for the beak and glue it to the front of the cup.

2. Glue the wiggle eyes above the beak.

3. Cut the orange pipe cleaners to make the chick’s feet. Twist three pieces together at one end for each foot.

4. Attach the feet to the front of the cup with glue dots or tacky craft glue.

5. Staple or tape a few feathers to the back edge of the cup, making sure they peek out over the top.

6. Fill the chick basket with colourful Easter treats!
 

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