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Making rabbit ears – ideas and instructions for Easter

Easter bunnies are an integral part of our Easter celebrations. In spring it is wonderful to see wild hares hopping around in the fields and meadows. The cute rabbits are also among the most popular pets after dogs and cats. And where would we be without the magical Easter bunny who hides colored eggs and chocolate for us in the garden? The Easter egg hunt wouldn’t be complete if you didn’t dress up a little. These cute and fluffy Easter bunny ears are the perfect accessory for any avid egg hunter. And the best part about it? You can easily make your own rabbit ears together with your children within minutes!

These craft ideas are especially popular if you have a whole group of kids who need to be entertained before the Easter egg hunt. Simply set up a table with all the different materials you need, show the little hobbyists how to do it and let their creativity run free! In addition to making rabbit ears, you can also design Easter cards, Easter baskets, Easter gifts and various Easter decorations together on the same day. The children will definitely have a lot of fun with it!

Fun for the whole family!

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Make simple rabbit ears for the Easter egg hunt

These bunny ears are super easy and quick to make. You can find all the materials cheaply in the nearest craft store or at home. Since their base consists of pipe cleaners, these rabbit ears can also be folded nicely. You will need the following for this craft project:

  • diadem
  • Fluffy white yarn
  • White pipe cleaners
  • White felt
  • Fabric of your choice
  • A handful of artificial flowers in different sizes
  • Hot melt glue or another craft glue
  • Scissors and pen

Your Easter bunny ears could look something like this at the end

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Instructions for making rabbit ears:

Start by making the ear shapes out of the pipe cleaners, using a pipe brush for each ear. If you want your bunny ears to grow bigger, use two pipe cleaners per ear. To get the ear shape, just bend the pipe cleaner in half and round the sides out a little. Once you’re happy with the shape of your rabbit’s ears, attach them to the tiara. To do this, twist the open ends of the pipe cleaners around the diadem.

Now wrap the yarn tightly around the entire diadem, making sure to walk around several times where the pipe cleaner connects to the headband. This fixes the ear more securely and hides the connection better. If you want, you can wrap the yarn around the entire diadem a second time. This gives the bunny ears a super fluffy look. Secure the ends of the yarn with some glue or a knot.

Sketch the shape of your rabbit ears on the white felt and again on the fabric and cut them out. Glue or sew the fabric face up on the felt, then glue them all to the back of the ears. The material represents the inner ear. In theory, your rabbit ears are finished. With flowers and maybe even a pretty bow, they certainly look more spring-like!

To attach the flowers to the diadem, first detach the flower heads from their stems. Now glue the blossoms onto the didamen and fill in all the gaps with smaller blossoms, twigs or leaves. Add the finishing touches to your Easter bunnies with a nice big bow on the side. Make sure the glue is completely dry and everything is securely in place before putting your ears on.

Thick yarn makes your rabbit ears extra fluffy

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Aren’t these rabbit ears the most adorable little accessories kids can wear when hunting for Easter eggs? You can give them as a gift or let the little hobbyists do their own thing according to their own taste. In our tutorial we used white thread and felt, but you can use any color you or the kids like. You can even mimic your pet’s colors. One thing is certain: the kids will absolutely love their bunny ears and pretend they are funny Easter bunnies all day!

Make the children very happy!

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The whole family is happy to take part!

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Have fun making rabbit ears!

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