How to make a bunny planter

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How to make a bunny planter

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Project Overview

The kids will love making this Easter bunny planter. It could even be a great hiding spot for some eggs. It’s easy to make and it will brighten up your garden or shelves.

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Step by Step Instructions

1 Paint the grass
2 Trace around the template and cut out
3 Attach the feet
4 Attach the face
5 Attach the ears and tail
6 Put a plant in
  • Step 1. Paint the grass

    Start this project by painting grass around the base of the pot. Then set it aside to dry.
  • Step 2. Trace around the template and cut out

    Cut out your bunny template with scissors. Then trace it onto your coloured foam squares.
  • Step 3. Attach the feet

    Cut out the foam shapes then stick your bunny feet together with the hot glue gun. Now you can attach the feet to the pot.
  • Step 4. Attach the face

    Again, use the hot glue gun to attach the face pieces to the front of the pot.
  • Step 5. Attach the ears and tail

    Stick the ears together and then stick them to the back of the pot with the hot glue gun. Stick a pompom to the back as well for a tail.
  • Step 6. Put a plant in

    Pop your favourite pot plant into the pot and find the perfect spot for your new bunny friend.

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Tools

  • Hot glue gun and glue
  • Marker
  • Scissors

Materials

  • Foam squares
  • Paint
  • Plastic pot
  • Pompom
  • Pot plant
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