There's a 101 uses for these cardboard cylinders and I always like to hold a few back from the recycling box.
This week we made some Easter Bunny Bunting using loo roll tubes to create the printed outline.
This super-simple craft is perfect for trying out over the Easter weekend.
All you need is:
- Toilet roll tubes
- Plain paper or card
- Googly eyes (or you can draw your own eyes)
- Felt tip pens
- Hole punch
Simply use one end of the toilet roll tube to print the round face of the rabbit.
Then flip the tube round, press and squeeze in two places to make the ear shape.
See the image below to get a better idea of the shapes you need to create...
Dip your toilet roll tube in paint colour of your choice and then print away.
You can make as many as you like, depending on how long you want your bunting to be.
Then leave your printed bunnies to dry.
Once dry you can start adding some detail.
We added googly eyes and some other details with felt tip pens.
Don't try to be too uniform...each one of our bunnies is different and I think it adds to the overall effect.
Next we made some holes in the ears using a hole punch.
Finally we threaded the Spring bunnies onto some string...
And there you have it, your completed Bunny Bunting!
I have shared this project over on Instagram using the hashtag I co-host - #craftingismytherapy_april
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I'm also linking up with Trash2Treasure hosted by the lovely Fiona over on the Coombe Mill blog