Toilet Paper Roll Craft: Easy DIY Bunny

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Looking for an easy, toddler-approved, 5-minute toilet paper roll craft? Search no more! Here’s a perfect, super cute bunny!

Toddlers love painting and crafting, but it’s the bonding we’re after! (Hey! I’m a poet, I don’t know it!). My son, Ollie, got sick recently and missed school, so here we were, confined in our apartment with little to do!

Got 5 minutes, a spare toilet paper roll and a bored toddler? This bunny toilet paper roll craft is perfect to keep your little one inspired!
Rainy day? Crafty mommy? Bored toddler? Why don't you try this adorable toilet paper roll bunny with your toddler to spark the fun and the creativity! Get ready fora super fun mommy and toddler bonding time!

I wore my crafty mommy hat, Ollie got super focused, and is every day getting better at painting! Although my pants were officially multicolor after the ordeal, the result was totally worth it… and my toddler’s happy face makes me want to craft every day!

Toddler Bunny Craft

For the Bunny Toilet Paper Roll Craft, You’ll Need:

How to Make a Super Cute Bunny Toilet Paper Roll

Step 1 – Getting Everything Ready

Get all the materials ready and prepare a clean table or surface for you and your toddler to work on.

Store the scissors or cutter and the glue gun safely away from your toddler.

Toddler Crafts: Bunny Paper Roll Step 1

Step 2 – Paint the Toilet Paper Roll

Let the fun begin! Use a brush to paint the toilet paper roll in your favorite colors!

Use this time to let your creativity roam and paint until your toddler is happy with her work!

Ollie chose the colors for his own bunny… How adorable!

Toddler Crafts: Bunny Paper Roll Step 2

Step 3 – Put Your Painted Toilet Paper Roll Craft to Dry

Once you and your toddler have your masterpieces ready, leave them somewhere to dry!

Don’t worry, we’ll have plenty of stuff to do in the mean time!

Can you guess which one of our two painted rolls is mine and which one is my toddler’s?

Toddler Crafts: Bunny Paper Roll Step 3

Step 4 – Making the Bunny’s Feet

Let’s make the bunny’s feet!

Just grab a wooden Popsicle stick and cut it in half.

If you’re using a cutter make sure you’re cutting the stick on an appropriate surface (Don’t ruin your best table, mama!)

It doesn’t have to be perfect, so don’t worry about making the edges smooth.

Toddler Crafts: Bunny Paper Roll Step 4

Step 5 – Let’s Make the Ears!

Bunnies have long ears, so let’s give our bunny his ears!

Make a pattern on the foam sheet for the ears. The color foam will be the external part of the ears, and the white foam will be the interior part of the ears.

We left a little bit of a rectangle at the bottom so they would be easier to glue to the bunny’s head, but you don’t need to leave it.

After you have cut the shapes, glue the white on top of the colored sheet. Again, it doesn’t need to be perfect.

We used yellow, but you can choose any color you or your toddler wants.

Toddler Crafts: Bunny Paper Roll Step 5

Step 6 – The Head and the Body

Are the paper rolls dry? Good!

Cut them into two parts, the bigger part will be the body and the smaller one will be the head!

Aim for cutting the paper roll into a piece that’s about one-third and a second piece of about two-thirds.

Be careful not to bend the rolls as you cut them since they may be fragile! Also, make sure you keep the cutter or scissors away from your toddler.

Toddler Crafts: Bunny Paper Roll Step 6

Step 7 – That Happy Bunny Face

With the black permanent marker, draw a happy bunny face in the smallest part of the paper roll.

So cute!

Toddler Crafts: Bunny Paper Roll Step 7

Step 8 – Glue the Feet

It’s hot glue time! Let’s glue the feet to the biggest side of the paper roll!

Keep them about a finger apart from each other and not too close to the edges of the roll.

This goes without saying but the hot glue gun is… well… very hot, so be super careful around your toddler and your fingers!

Toddler Crafts: Bunny Paper Roll Step 8

Step 9 – A Toilet Paper Roll Bunny Needs Ears!

Carefully glue the ears to the top of the bunny’s head!

It’s fine if the ears overlap each other or are slightly leaned to different directions.

Again, be careful of hot glue gun heat!

Toddler Crafts: Bunny Paper Roll Step 9

Step 10 – Glue the Head to the Bunny

Glue the head to the body and… voila!

Toddler Crafts: Bunny Paper Roll Step 10

You got a bunny! Hop, hop, hop. Our toilet paper roll craft is ready!

But we can always add more details!

Step 11 – Adding Fun Stuff

You can add fun stuff, like a fluffy tail with a pom pom, try different designs of the face, or try painting the paws of the bunny!

We added cheeks with glitter because mommy loves glittery stuff!

Toddler Crafts: Bunny Paper Roll Step 11

Looking for more colorful crafts?

Here are some more toddler-approved crafts from my favorite bloggers, to help you bond with your tot!

Skittle Paint

Conserva Mom found a very ingenious mom hack for Skittles: Make them into water paint! How fun is that? As a plus, this post has an Easter-themed colored sheet! Read all about it here.

Washi Tape Maracas

Janine from Confessions of a Disney Aholic mom puts Washi Tape to good use with this super fun and gorgeous maracas! It’s all here in her blog! If your little one loves music and crafts as much as mine does, she will definitely adore this one!

Want Even More Toddler Crafts?

Here’s a great list compiled by Melissa from the Staten Island Family of toddler Easter Crafts. Enjoy!

That’s a Wrap

Have you tried any of these crafts? Or can you think of an improved version? Let us know all about it in the comments!


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