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Easter crafts

Easter bunny using the 16 squares technique

Materials needed :

  • scissors
  • 2 sheets of brown paper, size 10 x 10 or 12 x 12 cm
  • white, black and green paper
  • An A4 sheet to paste the bunny on
  • glue

Let’s get to work:

  1. Use both brown sheets and fold 16 squares
  2. We’ll start with the body. On both sides in the middle, cut one square in and fold the tips diagonally.
  3. Do the same at the top of the sheet.
  4. For the head you’ll make three cuts. Again on both sides in the middle and on top.
  5. Fold all the edges and cut in pieces diagonally.
  6. Make eyes, a nose and whiskers, and grass.

 

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Easter bunny using the kite technique

Materials needed :

  • scissors
  • 7 sheets of brown paper size 10 x 10 cm.
  • white, black paper
  • 2 sheets of pink paper size 8 x 8 cm
  • an A4 sheet to paste the bunny on
  • glue

Let’s get to work:

  1. Use all the sheets of squared paper and fold them all into kites.
  2. Paste as shown on picture.
  3. Cut eyes, a nose and whiskers and you’re done.

 

Easter bunny using the kite technique

Materials needed :

  • scissors
  • 1 sheet of brown paper size 16 x 16 cm or 20 x 20 cm
  • white, black paper
  • glue
  • an A4 sheet to paste the bunny on

Let’s get to work:

  1. Use the sheet of brown paper and fold a kite.
  2. Cut the long end in and fold the ear.
  3. Fold the short end inwards.
  4. Cut eyes, a nose and whiskers and you’re done.

 

Easter egg

Materials needed :

  • scissors
  • yellow carton
  • black marker
  • paint
  • paintbrushes

Let’s get to work:

  1. Cut a big egg-shape on yellow carton.
  2. Use a marker to create a pattern or let the children make their own pattern.
  3. Use paint to color the egg.

 

Chickens

Materials needed :

  • scissors
  • 4 sheets of yellow or white paper size 10 x 10 cm and 8 x 8 cm
  • white, black and red paper
  • an A4 sheet to paste the bunny on
  • glue

Let’s get to work:

  1. Fold each yellow paper diagonally once. Preferably cut on the line so you don’t need another piece of paper to make the second hen.
  2. Fold one tip down (see picture 2). This will be the tail.
  3. Lay both triangles against each other as shown on picture 3.
  4. Cut an eye, a beak and a comb
  5. You can also cut eggs and lay them underneath the chicken.

 

  

Draw an eggshape on the paintboard and let the children finish.