I love these! LOVE them! If I can hunt down a paper bag, I think I'll definitely make one of these for my son this year. You see, he's 2 and he's at the age where he'd get a huge kick out of the bunny factor.
And also, the past two years, he's gotten a HUGE easter basket that has been the source of jokes of many friends. Hey... I went a little overboard for a 4 month old, see?
Yep, it was twice (maybe even 3 times) as big as he was. LOL But hey, anyone who met this cute face wanted to make him smile!
I still have that basket and I'm tempted to fill it up again, but I think I'm going to make the (above) bunny bag. He's still at the age where the container is sometimes cooler than the toy itself! LOL
Here's how to make it:
- 1 paper lunch sack.
- One small pink pompom.
- Magic marker.
- Pipe cleaner.
- Cotton ball.
- One (1.5 Gallon) milk carton, washed.
- Easter grass and candies.
Lay the paper bag flat with the glued
sides down. Sketch a pair of rabbit ears on the top half (open end) of
the bag. Cut the ears out, leaving the front and back ears attached to
the bag. Cut the sides of the bag even with the bottom of the ears and
cut the milk carton to the same height. Decorate the bag with a bunny
face and finish with a small pink pompom nose. Use the pipe cleaner to
make whiskers and the cotton ball for the tail. Insert the milk carton
in the bag and fill with Easter grass and candies. Glue the front and
back ears together at the very top.
(Note: I WILL get a larger bag than a "lunch sack". Can't help it!)
I was thinking though, that it would be way cuter to make it with a white sack. And a lunch sack size would be perfect for favors if you're having a fun easter egg hunt, dying party, etc. FYI: Target usually has the lunch sacks in a variety of colors at a cheaper price point than craft stores.
Also, if you can get a bunch of various sizes bags, this would make a cute centerpiece.
Source: Meridian Magazine