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Easter Bunny Paper Plate Craft [Free Template]

If there’s one thing that comes to kids’ minds when they think about Easter it has to the Easter bunny!

Get them excited for Easter by making this Easter bunny paper plate craft.

It’s an easy Easter craft for kids that only requires a few simple supplies and doesn’t involve any paint, so there’s no mess to worry about!

Since it’s so quick to create, we think it’s great for making at home and at school. Be sure to download the free printable template before you begin.

Read on below or watch our quick video tutorial to see how simple it is to make this cute bunny project!

Easter Bunny Craft

paper plate Easter bunny craft image collage with the words paper plate Easter bunny in the middle

Supplies

  • Paper plate
  • Colored cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Glue
  • Easter bunny template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the Easter bunny template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hand holding paper plate Easter bunny template

Place the head template on the paper plate, trace, and cut out.

Position the bowtie in the bottom and middle of the paper plate, letting half of it hang off the paper plate, and glue it in place.

hand gluing bowtie to paper plate Easter bunny craft

Glue the bunny’s mouth just above the bowtie, then take the nose and glue it to the top of the mouth point.

hand gluing mouth to paper plate Easter bunny craft
hand gluing nose to paper plate Easter bunny craft

Take the eyes and glue them above and on either side of the nose.

hand gluing eyes to paper plate Easter bunny craft

Place the cheeks on the bottom and to the side of the eyes and glue them in place.

hand gluing cheeks to paper plate Easter bunny craft

Create the bunny ears by gluing the pink inside ears to the white outside ears.

hand gluing inner ears to paper plate Easter bunny craft

Flip the paper plate over and tape the ears to the top of the plate.

hand taping ears to back of paper plate
paper plate Easter bunny

This Easter bunny project is great for young children in preschool, prek, and kindergarten.

More Easter Activities For Kids

There are so many great Easter books for kids, but these are some of our favorites. Grab them from the library or buy them to add to your child’s collection! They’re great for helping your child develop a larger vocabulary, focus, and more!

Happy Easter Mouse – Everyone knows Mouse from the classic If You Give A Mouse A Cookie book, but now he’s back and ready to celebrate Easter! Kids will love watching him as he goes on an Easter egg hunt!

Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure – Join Pete as he races to help the Easter bunny just in time for Easter! This is another new classic kids rate as a must-have!

It’s Not Easy Being A Bunny – Follow PJ the bunny as he tries to discover what kind of animal he’d rather be instead of a bunny! It’s a silly story with a great lesson.

two paper plate Easter bunnies

Want some more Easter craft ideas for kids?

If you’re like most of our other readers, this handprint bunny craft will be your favorite! Make it in pastel colors and it’s perfect for the Easter season.

Another fun option is this pom pom sheep craft. It’s useful for working on fine motor skills too!

For more chick crafts, try out this hatching chick craft or this paper plate chick craft.

hand holding paper plate Easter bunny

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

hand holding paper plate Easter bunny

Easter Bunny Paper Plate Craft

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 16 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Let your child's creative side come to light when they make this cute and easy Easter bunny paper plate craft!

Materials

  • Paper plate
  • Colored cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Glue
  • Easter bunny template

Instructions

  1. Download the Easter bunny template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Place the head template on the paper plate, trace, and cut out.
  3. Position the bowtie in the bottom and middle of the paper plate, letting half of it hang off the paper plate, and glue it in place.
  4. Glue the bunny's mouth just above the bowtie, then take the nose and glue it to the top of the mouth point.
  5. Take the eyes and glue them above and on either side of the nose.
  6. Place the cheeks on the bottom and to the side of the eyes and glue them in place.
  7. Create the bunny ears by gluing the pink inside ears to the white outside ears.
  8. Flip the paper plate over and tape the ears to the top of the plate.

Did you make this craft?

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Free Easter Bunny Craft Template

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Fabiola

Monday 4th of April 2022

Hello,

Can I please have the template? thank you!

Sam

Saturday 9th of April 2022

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be sent to you 🙂

Gerri Yunker

Wednesday 23rd of March 2022

Love your crafts.. Could I please get the template of the Bunny plate? Thank you

Sam

Wednesday 23rd of March 2022

Thanks! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be sent to you 🙂

Gerr

Tuesday 22nd of March 2022

could you please send me Easter Bunny paper plate craft Thank you

Sam

Tuesday 22nd of March 2022

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be sent to you :)

Trisha Panka

Thursday 1st of April 2021

Hello,

I need the template for the easter bunny craft. Thanks!

Sam T

Thursday 1st of April 2021

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you ?

jennifer Incorvaia

Thursday 25th of March 2021

thanks for the craft

Sam T

Thursday 25th of March 2021

No problem :)

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