Recycled Bunny Easter Decorations

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You can decorate your home for Easter without spending a fortune, with these simple rabbits made from recycled tin cans. Next time you use a tin can in the kitchen, clean it out thoroughly and dig out the colored paints for this fun activity for younger children.

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Recycled Rabbits

Time: 60 minutes (allow time for the paint to dry)
Age: Under 5's
Level: Easy


Recycled Tin Cans
Coloured Paints
Googly eyes
Craft glue
Permanent marking pen

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Collect some tin cans


Collect some clean tin cans from the recycling bin, turn them upside down and paint them in bright rainbow colors. Allow the paint to dry completely.

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Paint your tins

Cut out a pair of long cardboard rabbit ears. Paint these in matching bright colors, then glue them onto the bottom of your painted tins when they have dried off.

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Stick on ears and eyes

Glue on two googly eyes and draw on a cute little nose, whiskers, and mouth using the permanent marking pen.

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Draw on the mouth and whiskers

Now your recycled rabbits are ready to adorn your Easter table. Maybe you could make a whole family of recycled tin Easter Rabbits in all the colors of the rainbow? Or Perhaps Easter bunny could hide some Easter eggs under these on Easter morning?

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