Color Matching Bunnies

Kids fine motor, color matching bunny activity

We have one more week until Easter so we will be cramming in as many Easter activities this week as possible. We are starting the week off with these color matching bunnies. This is a great activity to work on fine motor skills and hand eye coordination. Have your child match the colored bunny ears with the colored bunny heads.

Kid playing with color matching bunny activity

How I Made These Color Matching Bunnies:

First, I began creating this activity by prepping the egg carton. I cut the middle section out to make room for a second row of bunny faces.

 Next, I decided to only make six bunnies (one for each color of the rainbow) so I cut the egg carton in half. 

Thirdly, I traced and cut out circles for the bunny heads. I actually used Easter eggs to trace for the circular shape. After I cut out the heads, I painted each one. I painted one for each color of the rainbow. When they were dry, I hot glued them to the egg carton. 

Next, I traced and cut out ears for the bunnies. Then I painted each one of those a color of the rainbow.

After the ears were dry, I hot glued them to little wooden stakes. You could use toothpicks too.

Finally, I used my box cutter to cut small slits in the tops of the egg cartons to make holes for the toothpicks to fit through. 

Color matching bunny activity. Strengthens fine motor skills

How To Play:

I had my three year old match the bunny ears with the corresponding colored bunny head. I then had him count the bunnies.

For my one year old, I simply had him pull the bunny ears out and put them in wherever he wanted to. I mainly focused on the fine motor skills aspect of this activity with him. 

Child playing with egg carton, color matching activity

Completed egg carton, bunny craft

What You Will Need:

Cardboard, egg carton, paint, scissors, hot glue gun, small wooden stakes (or toothpicks), box cutter

Directions:

  1. Cut the center pieces out of the egg carton, making room for a second row of bunny faces
  2. Cut egg carton in half
  3. Trace and cut out circular bunny heads (I traced part of an Easter egg to create my circular shape)
  4. Paint and decorate the bunny heads
  5. Glue the bunny heads to the egg carton
  6. Draw and cut out bunny ears
  7. Paint the bunny ears
  8. Hot glue the bunny ears to the small wooden stakes
  9. Cut small slits in the top of the egg carton with a box cutter
  10. Play!

Inspired by: Bright_Little_Brains

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Wendie Rodgers
1 year ago

Oh my goodness – this is an adorable craft! I am going to make this for my nephews for Easter day! Thank you so much for sharing!

Last edited 1 year ago by Wendie Rodgers
Amanda
Amanda
1 year ago

Soooo cute and so easy!! Thanks for sharing, I’ll have to add this to my craft list this week

Laura
Laura
1 year ago

So creative! What a great activity for little ones!

Jen Dodrill
1 year ago

This is such a neat idea! I’m going to share it with my daughter and pin it!

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