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#86: Bunny Ears: Update From the Archives

Easter is just around the corner and it's everything eggs and bunnies! Here's an easy Easter craft for kids: Make a Bunny Ears Headband!

You will need this printable pdf template of the bunny ear headband, paper, markers or crayons, glue, and as an option: tape or a stapler.

Print off the template on white paper. Have your kids colour their ears and cut them out. Glue the bottoms of the ears on a long strip of paper (the headband) about 50 cm/20 inches long. Adjust this around your child's head and either tape, glue, or staple it at that spot.

Your child is now, officially, a bunny rabbit! Wasn't that easy?!

Note: While I originally thought cardstock would make better ears, I've since discovered that plain paper works well. The curvature of the headband keeps the ears from flopping down. However, if you want more durable ears, cardstock is still a good option.

Make it a family activity: Bunny ears for everyone!
This activity promotes: fine motor skills, imagination, and creativity.


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While I am not currently posting new activities daily, there are lots of things to do to jump start your child's entertainment and playtime here at It's All Kid's Play as well as on the 'mother' site at www.itsallkidsplay.ca. With over 700 searchable activities and almost 400 of them over here on the blog and over 35 categories to choose from, there is always something to do.

Did you know that playtime is the most important developmental time for children? Even more so than school! Let's make it easy, fun, and affordable!

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#398: Easter Tree

Make your own Easter Tree to decorate your home or to use as a centerpiece at your table.

To make a basic tree you will need: A branch with many little twigs on it, clay or playdough, small plant pot, and decorations.

Place the clay or playdough in the bottom of the pot. Push the branch into the playdough or clay. Once it dries, it will hold it in place quite nicely. Then, add decorations to the tree.

For the decorations, you can either make your own at home or buy some from a craft or dollar store.

You can also decorate your pot using markers, glitter glue, stickers, or foam pieces.

As well, you can place the streamers from Easter baskets on top of the clay to decorate your pot.

Make this a family activity: Get together to make your own decorations for your Easter tree--more people means more ideas!

This activity promotes creativity and fine motor skills.