Easter

Hoppy Easter! We have tons of craft ideas to get ready for the Easter Bunny this year. Find activities for crafty family fun over the Easter holidays.

Chick & Bunny Papier Mache Basket

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  • Step 1Begin by giving your baskets a coat of white paint. Allow to dry. This is not essential but provides a good base for painting.
  • Step 2Paint one basket pink and one yellow. Allow to dry.
  • Step 3To create a bunny: Cut two ears from pink cover paper. Paint the inner ear pink. Allow to dry. Attach your ears to the inside of the basket with glue. To create your bunny‚Äôs face draw two eyes on a piece of white cover paper and cut out. Cut a triangular nose and mouth from pink cover paper. To create fluffy cheeks, break apart and fluff up a cotton ball. Attach with glue. Allow to dry.
  • Step 4To create a chick: Cut two even lengths of orange chenille stems. Mould into feet and attach to the bottom of your basket with glue. Cut a triangular nose from orange cover paper. Attach two wiggle eyes and the nose with glue. Cut two lengths of ribbon and attach to your handle and lip of the basket with glue. Attach yellow feathers to the inside of your basket with glue.
  • If you plan to give the basket as a gift, line it with some tissue paper before placing your gift inside.

Materials used in this activity

CleverPatch Junior PVA Glue - 250ml
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Product Code: 10364
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Product Code: 10816
EACH $4.95 (inc GST) $4.50 (ex GST)
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Tissue Paper - Assorted - Pack of 100
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Product Code: 10933
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Cotton Balls - White - Pack of 240
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Product Code: 11252
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Papier Mache Basket
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Product Code: 13295
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CleverPatch Cover Paper Assorted - A4 - Pack of 275
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Product Code: 13652
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6 or more $13.19 (inc GST) $11.99 (ex GST)          
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CleverPatch Junior Artist Paint - 500ml - Set of 11 colours
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Product Code: 15800
EACH $108.78 (inc GST) $98.89 (ex GST)
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