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Tissue Paper Bunny Craft For Kids [Free Template]

This time of year is so fun for kids! There’s so much for them to look forward to like all the good food at Easter dinner and traditions with their family and friends.

One fun way to celebrate the holiday is by doing a craft with the kids! Get them egg-cited for the Easter bunny with this fun and cute tissue paper bunny craft.

This craft is a great way for kids to make a festive decoration for their fridge at home or even the bulletin board at school! 

Kids will hone their fine motor skills when they scrunch up each piece of tissue and glue it in place on the template to reveal their cute bunnies!

We’ve included a template for you below. Keep reading for the step-by-step instructions to see how to create this fun bunny craft.

Need some more fun and easy Easter crafts for kids to do this holiday? Choose some (or all) to do with your kids over spring and Easter break to keep them having fun and learning!

Easter Craft Bunny

Tissue paper bunny craft cover image

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tissue paper squares
  • Bunny template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

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

Begin by placing glue along a section of the bunny’s head.

hands using glue stick to cover area where tissue paper will be

Take the tissue paper squares, crumple them up, and place them on the glue you spread in the previous step.

hands gluing tissue paper onto bunny template

Repeat the last 2 steps all along the bunny’s head until the entire thing is covered in tissue paper.

Next, glue the inner ear to the middle of the bunny’s ear. Repeat for the other ear.

hands gluing tissue paper onto bunny ear template

Place the eyes in the middle of the bunny’s head, one on each side of the head, and glue it in place.

hands gluing eyes onto bunny

Take the nose and mouth piece and glue them in the middle of the head, just below the eyes.

hands gluing mouth onto bunny face

Position the cheeks on both sides of the nose and mouth and glue it in place.

hands gluing cheeks onto bunny face

Finish by cutting the bottom part of the paper off.

Check out more of our fun tissue paper crafts that are sure to be a hit with your kids!

single example of tissue paper bunny craft

Easter Ideas For Kids

We have lots of Easter ideas to get your kids excited for the holiday.

Below are some of our favorite Easter crafts and activities, so all you have to do is fill your Easter basket with all the ones your little bunnies will love to do. In no time, they’ll be busy learning and having fun!

Easter Books For Kids

Reading books to children from a young age invites them into a world of words, rhythms, and stories unique to every book. It is far more than a way to improve literacy because it unlocks creativity and promotes imaginative thinking.

For all children, no matter their background, encouraging reading will help them understand the world around them, promote empathy within themselves and in turn create strong literacy skills for life.

See below for some of our top recommendations for Easter books 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 examples of finished tissue paper bunny craft

Easter Crafts For Kids

Let’s have some holiday fun by making some crafts! Crafting is a great way to spend time and bond with your kids. They have a blast creating something they love and you love that they’re strengthening various skills that will help them in every stage of life.

Crafting not only gives kids the chance to use their creativity but a way for them to practice using fine motor skills and more!

Handprint Bunny Card Craft – Kids will hop on over to make this cute and personalized bunny card! Their own handprints will complete this craft as the bunny ears. This adorable keepsake card will bring a smile to any recipient’s face.

Toilet Paper Roll Chick Craft – The next time you have an empty toilet paper roll tube (or grab some from your stash) make this cute chick craft with your kids! They’ll transform a boring cardboard tube into an adorable baby chick with this fun craft!

easter crafts for kids image collage

Duck Handprint Craft – Get your ducks in a row to make this super cute craft with the kids. Kids will customize their own handprints into a duck of their choice! We made a yellow duckling and a mallard duckling, so have the kids choose their favorite!

Easter Basket Craft – Kids look forward to seeing their Easter baskets filled, so we think they’ll love filling this basket with personalized Easter eggs! Grab the free template and a few crafting supplies to get the kids to have some holiday fun.

Easter Activities For Kids

Combine learning and fun with these Easter do a dot printables! These worksheets are filled with lots of Easter-themed dot marker art pages and educational pages for them to work on valuable skills. They’ll work on letter and number recognition, scissor skills, counting, and more when they complete each worksheet.

One of our very favorite activities to do with the kids is coloring! For a quick and easy activity, print out these Easter egg coloring pages. These free printables come with six unique Easter eggs for kids to use their creativity to color in. The eggs are large enough that kids could even embellish them with stickers or jewels!

hand holding tissue paper bunny craft with another in background

These Easter color by number pages have all the fun of a coloring page with the added challenge of matching the correct color to its corresponding number. These pages are a great way for kids to practice number recognition and use their fine motor skills. There are seven unique pages for kids to get into the Easter spirit with a fun coloring session.

Reach for these Easter worksheets for kids when it’s time for the kids to do a little learning over the Easter break. These pages are a great way to keep preschoolers to kindergarteners busy working on letter recognition, handwriting, scissor skills, and more.

two examples side by side of tissue paper bunny craft

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!

More Easter Ideas For Kids

Tissue Paper Bunny Craft For Kids

Tissue Paper Bunny Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 33 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Get your kids egg-cited for the Easter bunny with this fun and cute tissue paper bunny craft.

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tissue paper squares
  • Bunny template

Instructions

  1. Download the bunny template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by placing glue along a section of the bunny's head. hands using glue stick to cover area where tissue paper will be
  3. Take the tissue paper squares, crumple them up, and place them on the glue you spread in the previous step.
  4. Repeat the last 2 steps all along the bunny's head until the entire thing is covered in tissue paper.
  5. Next, glue the inner ear to the middle of the bunny's ear. Repeat for the other ear. hands gluing tissue paper onto bunny ear template
  6. Place the eyes in the middle of the bunny's head, one on each side of the head, and glue it in place.
  7. Take the nose and mouth piece and glue them in the middle of the head, just below the eyes. hands gluing mouth onto bunny face
  8. Position the cheeks on both sides of the nose and mouth and glue it in place. hands gluing cheeks onto bunny face
  9. Finish by cutting the bottom part of the paper off.

Did you make this craft?

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Tissue Paper Bunny Craft Template

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Veronica

Saturday 25th of March 2023

Hello! I do not see any link for a form to add your email for the free template? Thank you!

Sam

Monday 27th of March 2023

The form is above the comments section, under the heading titled "Tissue Paper Bunny Craft Template". If you're not able to see it, it most likely means you have a firewall or adblocker blocking it from appearing. If you can allow the page or try from a personal device, you should be able to see it. Also, some readers say they're not able to see it on Chrome, but they can on other browsers. You may be able to try that as well ◡̈ Please let me know if you have any questions!

bonnie

Thursday 2nd of March 2023

Want to try this. Can I get template ?

bonnie

Sunday 12th of March 2023

@bonnie,

Sam

Thursday 2nd of March 2023

Since you’re already an email subscriber, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of any post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page 🙂

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