How to make a toilet-roll bunny

Step nine of crafting a bunny

Get crafty with these easy-to-make bunnies made out of recycling the cardboard tubes from toilet roll.

Materials

Toilet roll tube

Acrylic paint

Paint brush

Marker pen (optional)

Glue

Card

Scissors

Step one of crafting a bunny

Step 1

Gather your materials ready. Make sure all the paper is off the toilet roll.

Step two of crafting a bunny

Step 2

Colour in the skin/background of your bunny. You could use paints or marker pens - whatever you have to hand. If it needs another coat, repeat this step.

Step three of crafting a bunny

Step 3

When dry, use your marker pen or paint brush to create the eyes of your bunny. Wait to dry if using paint.

Step four of crafting a bunny

Step 4

Paint in the nose and add some whiskers - maybe you want your bunny to have a different colour nose? Get creative!

Step five of crafting a bunny

Step 5

Draw a little white box beneath the mouth for the teeth. Add a striped line in black down the middle. Then, finish the eyes - which way is your bunny looking?

Step six of crafting a bunny

Step 6

Draw a long rectangle on your piece of paper - this can match the colour of the bunny's skin or maybe you want to choose something different. Carefully cut it out when you've finished.

Step seven of crafting a bunny

Step 7

Now fold the strip in two, making sure the colour is on the inside.

Step eight of crafting a bunny

Step 8

Bend each half back on itself as shown to create two ears.

Step nine of crafting a bunny

Step 9

Glue them into your bunny and wait for it to dry. Ask an adult to take a picture of your new creation and send it to us. We would love to see any you make.