Hippity Hop: A round-up of 14-carrot Easter Bunny crafts (& Easter crafts for kids, too)

We’re hopping down the bunny trail today, and Mr. Rabbit is the grand marshal of this parade of Easter crafts. I’m sharing a Yarn Bunny, and linking to 13 more Easter bunny crafts. I hope I have an Easter bunny for everyone, with bunnies made from paper, socks (two sock bunnies!), even loopy chenille (more on that later . . .) and a steampunk bunny. Some of these Easter crafts are for kids, too, who no doubt need a little something to keep them busy till the real Easter bunny comes. It was a lot of fun pulling together these Easter cuties – enjoy!

make a yarn bunny

Yarn Bunny

To make the Yarn Bunny, you will need:

  • STYROFOAM Brand Foam: 4” egg
  • White yarn (fuzzy yarn works well)
  • Scrap of white felt
  • 10mm wiggle eyes
  • 3/8” pink pompom
  • Grey quilting thread
  • Thick white craft glue
  • Optional: Pink chalk
  • Tools: Scissors; craft pins; wooden skewer; serrated plastic knife

To make the Yarn Bunny:

1. Cut a small slice from the wide end of the egg using a plastic knife. The egg should be able to stand.

2. Place a dab of glue on the narrow tip of the egg and using wooden skewer, poke the end of the yarn into the foam egg; secure with a craft pin. Wind yarn tightly around the narrow point of the egg, adding a small amount of glue as you go; continue winding the yarn around the egg, keeping yarn close together. Add craft pins, if needed, to hold yarn in place till glue dries. Keep winding till egg is covered, and glue the end in place.

3. Cut out 3” ears and a 2 ½” x 2 ½” heart (for feet) from white felt.

4. Using wood skewer, make two small slits in narrow end of egg for the ears. Add a drop of glue in each hole. Fold the ears in half at the base. Using the skewer, poke end of each ear ¼” deep into slit.

5. Snip the point off the heart shaped feet and glue the feet to the flat bottom of the egg.

6. Glue on wiggle eyes.

7. Tie a knot in the middle of 3-5 strands of grey quilting thread to make whiskers. Pin the whiskers to the face. Glue the pink pompom on top of the knot.

8. Optional: Add a hint of pink to the ears and cheeks using chalk.

Here are several more easy Easter bunny crafts for the kiddos, all made with materials you probably have in your craft stash.

Easter crafts for kids

Lollipop Bunnies

The Lollipop Bunnies from Clean and Scentsible are so cute, and would be fun favors for Easter dinner.

Bunny party favors

Bunny Tail Treat Cups

Here’s another fun (& funny) favor idea – the Bunny Tail Treat Cups from Delightfully Noted.

make a soap bunny

Soap Bunnies

The Soap Bunnies are good, clean fun!

easy Easter bunny craft

Alpha Bunny

Chenille stems + foam balls = the Alpha Bunny by Marie at The Alpha Mom. Super simple!

Easy Easter bunny craft for kids

Q-Tip Bunny

Marie also designed the Q-Tip Bunny on her blog Make and Takes.

paper Easter bunny

Paper Blossom Bunny

If you’re a paper crafter, check out our Paper Blossom Bunny. For a different spin, he’s made with foam cubes.

make a sock bunny

Silly Sock Bunny

The super-sweet Silly Sock Bunny is made with – yes, you guessed it, socks!

how to make sock bunnies

Sock-it-to-Me Rabbit

Here’s another, goofy version of a sock bunny, the Sock-it-to-Me Rabbit.

chenille bunny

Honey of a Garden Bunny

The next two bunnies could be somewhat controversial . . . They’re made with loopy chenille, and it seems like people either love or loathe the stuff. I think it’s hard to be a loopy-chenille hater when you can make a Honey of a Garden Bunny with it.

loopy chenille bunny

Loopy Chenille Bunny Candy Holder

Here’s another idea for a bunny that’s a little loopy – the Loopy Chenille Bunny Candy Holder from Factory Direct Crafts. (I mean really, how can you not like a bunny with a belly full of candy??)

cute baby Easter bunnies

Three Baby Bunnies & a Very Large Carrot

For a touch of whimsy, craft Three Baby Bunnies & One Very Big Carrot from felt and foam (no sewing!). They’re designed by Debra Quartermain, of course.

steampunk style white rabbit

White Rabbit

Also by Debra Quartermain is the needlefelted, steampunk-style White Rabbit. Debra’s inspiration is the White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland.

Peeps Topiary on Craftomaniac

Super-sized Purple Peeps Topiary

I’ve saved my favorite for last – this super-sized, three-foot-tall replica of a Marshmallow Peeps Bunny. Eileen from The Seasonal Home shares her springtime front porch with Craftomaniac, and she shows how she fashioned her super-sized Peeps Topiary from a 2” thick sheet of STYROFOAM Brand Foam. I think it’s a lot of fun.

ideas for marshmallow peeps

Tell me about your favorite Easter candy and you might win the book Peeps!

Speaking of Peeps, I hope you entered this week’s giveaway for the book Peeps!, all about ways to craft and create with Peeps year-round.

In other giveaway news, one of our winners from Easter Eggstravaganza Week didn’t check in, so I’ve drawn another name – Ambjer, you’ve won a craft apron and a three-pack of Starbucks Via coffee. Please contact me with your mailing address by end of the day Sunday.

Next week is the one-year blogiversary of Crafts ‘n Coffee, and I’ll start the celebration on Tuesday with a look back and a giveaway. It will be a fun week! If you’ve enjoyed Crafts ‘n Coffee, won’t you please be sure to subscribe, and share the blog with your friends, too. Thanks!

I wish you a wonderful holiday weekend!

Happy crafting!

Sharon

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19 Responses to Hippity Hop: A round-up of 14-carrot Easter Bunny crafts (& Easter crafts for kids, too)

  1. Pat Allen says:

    Where can I buy the jumbo loopy chenille that is used on some of the bunnies. They are adorable. I have made Easter baskets for all my grand kids and great grand kids, and now have a new great grandson who needs an Easter basket like his older brother and am unable to locate a company that sells the loopy any more. Can you help. I need at least 6 yards of either gold or baby blue, and the white. White I can locate, but not the other colors. Thank you.

    • Sharon says:

      I know those bunny baskets – very cute! Jo-Anne’s and Hobby Lobby carry jumbo loopy chenille, and Michaels may have it, too. There are online sources, too, and I’m sure you can find it on Amazon. Happy crafting. Sharon

  2. Roni says:

    I Love The Peep…Precious🐰🐤

    • wilda wheeler says:

      Looking for easter ideas for next week as i will be sitting with my 5 and 9 year old grandsons, was so happy to see your ideas, will start saving toilet paper rolls for sure and maybe a few other ideas for the boys to make, just great, ideas and not having to spend a lot of money either. Thank you so much for the ideas.WIlda

      • Sharon says:

        Thank you! So glad you found a few fun ideas to share with your grandsons, and happy to hear that you’re passing along a love of crafting to a younger generation. What happy memories you all will have. Happy crafting to you and your grandsons! Sharon

  3. kristina mckinzie says:

    I just love all the cute crafts u have on here ,i will be making some of them for sure
    thanks for sharing

    • Sharon says:

      Thank you so much for visiting and for your comment. So glad you’re inspired, Kristina. Please be sure to share your photos with us on Facebook/CraftsnCoffee. Happy crafting. Sharon

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  5. Sar Tann says:

    I love that rabbit with the ribbon on it. So pretty. All these projects are really cute. The peep bunny is TERRIFIC and I so love the Steam Punk bunny. I have to try and make that one , so amazing!

  6. Thanks so much for featuring my bunny suckers. Your yarn bunny is so cute – pinned for next year {and I love those bunny tail buckets!}. Wishing you a very Happy Easter!
    Jenn :)
    http://www.cleanandscentsible.blogspot.com

    • Sharon says:

      Thanks for stopping in, Jennifer. Your bunny suckers are so much fun! I really enjoyed your blog, too, and found so many good ideas. Happy Easter to to you, too. Sharon

  7. annehaun says:

    Such cute ideas – thanks for sharing. Love your yarn bunny – have to make one of these tonight!

  8. Lisa M says:

    Ahhhh , those are great. My favorite is the bunny treat cup. I think they are too cute.

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