Fun Easter Bunny Craft Ideas + Activities for the Classroom

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Wondering how to mark Easter in your classroom? We’ve pulled together some of our favourite bunny craft activities for the classroom, created by the Teach Starter teacher team to make for a very “hoppy” kick-off to the Easter season (hey, we had to). From crafts that help students better understand patterns to some zentangle fun to enhance their ability to focus, we’ve got every class covered. So let’s hop to it!

Easter Bunny Craft Activities Perfect for the Classroom

Funky Bunny Craft Activity

This is far and away a favoyrite here at Teach Starter — it even spurred us to create a half dozen more “funky” creatures for teachers to use throughout the year. These activities make use of zentangle patterns to spur kids’ creativity and double as a mindfulness activity.

 

Here’s how to do it:

  1. Download our free Fun Easter Bunny Craft template, and print it on white paper.
  2. Trace the outline of the bunny with a black marker.
  3. Choose either straight lines in each section or different patterns (It’s best for kids to start with pencil, then trace over their work with a marker after they’re satisfied)
  4. Color the bunny’s sunglasses — the brighter, the better!
  5. Cut out the sunglasses and each section of the bunny.
  6. Glue each section of the bunny onto construction paper so that you can see a gap between each section. Glue the sunglasses over the top.

You can also grab extra accessories for this bunny craft, and check out how classrooms around the US have put this bunny to work!

From Emmanuel Emmanzer’s third-grade classroom in California (left) and  Martha Rawls Smith Elementary in Jessup, Georgia:

funky bunnies decorated by children

Bunny Cups

Do you have a ton of cups left over from classroom parties or parties at home? Put them to work in this bunny craft activity for kids using some standard classroom supplies.

  • Glue
  • Pompoms
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Paper
  • Markers or paint

The cups act as the bunny’s face, and students can create ears with the construction paper or form them with pipe cleaners. Feeling fancy? Add extra bits of fabric to your little artists’ supplies, and they can cut pieces to fit into their pipe-cleaner ears, gluing the fabric in place.

Pompoms are glued on as noses, pipe cleaners for whiskers, and eyes can be drawn or painted on. Simple, right?

Best of all, this bunny craft can be created with the lip of the cup on the bottom or flipped over – let your students get creative!

Easter bunny cups craft

Teach Starter Teacher Tip: If you don’t have leftover cups, you can use this as a sustainability activity by upcycling toilet paper rolls into fun bunny crafts!

Bunny Mosaic Craft

Did you know the word mosaic comes from the Latin museum? You may not have time to visit an art museum this spring with your class, but setting aside an hour for this mosaic bunny craft can help them practice counting, sorting, and hone those focusing skills while they’re at it.

easter bunny mosaic art activity for kids

Grab the bunny mosaic craft template here.

3D Bunny Craft

Talking about 3D shapes in the classroom? Create visual representations of the concept with this bunny craft activity — 3D bunnies! Print the 3D bunny nets, and have your students label the various attributes/features (faces, edges, vertices) to show their understanding of the subject.

3D bunny craft

See more Easter teaching resources and bunny crafts in our full array of digital and printable resources!

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  • Brezo Gonzalez
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    I love this resource. I would like to do it with my students. I would like to know if I must pay to get this awesome resource? I can not download. Thanks

    • Paul (Teach Starter)
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      Hi ​Brezo, Thanks for getting in touch. This resource is a premium resource, available for download on a paid plan. Apologies for the confusion there! For more information about our subscriptions, please visit https://www.teachstarter.com/plans/ If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected] We’re more than happy to help!

  • Isobella Coleman
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    I Love this resource, it is so relaxing and keeps the boys quite😂. Thanks -Isobella.

    • Royce (Teach Starter)
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      Hey Isobella, thank you for taking the time to share your appreciation for these resources.

  • Mary Hen
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    gorgeous thanks very mindful actually!

    • Holly (Teach Starter)
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      You're most welcome Mary!

  • Makayla Jack
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    Thank you for this great resource! Love it

  • Meavale Leilua
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    Thanks for this brilliant art idea! This is so amazing!!!!

  • Susan
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    This linear art project is so cute! I will be doing that with my 2nd graders next week. Thank you!

  • Ashley Kim
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    This was fantastic! My Year 6s loved it. I also made one myself as a mindfulness, stress relief activity. :)

    • Holly (Teach Starter)
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      So glad the older students also loved this art activity! I might have done a sneaky one myself as well Ashley :) Kind regards, Holly

  • Laura Marzo
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    I am doing this activity with my Year Two class this week! So looking forward to it!

    • Holly (Teach Starter)
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      Enjoy Laura! Thanks for your comment :) Kind regards, Holly

  • Tran Lan
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    so cute! thanks for sharing!

    • Holly (Teach Starter)
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      You're most welcome Tran! Kind regards, Holly

  • Karla Curran
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    Oh I am sooooo disappointed! I was going to do this with my Year 2 class today and tomorrow but our school has been closed due to the deluge in Queensland! We aren't resuming until after the school holidays (after Easter). I think I'll do it in Art anyway. Thank you for this freebie...Love it! x Mrs C

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