HOPPING TO A PAPER BUNNY!
Bunnies are another name for rabbits. They are one of the cutest animals ever. They belong to the Leporidae family. Everyone loves a bunny rabbit because it is so cute and harmless. The best feature of a bunny is its ears as it’s very long. Their favourite food is the carrot. Bunnies have always been a part of our childhood stories and memories. Let’s go and dig out our memories and create a cute paper bunny!
- Pink sheet
- Plain paper/surface
- Black, pink and red sketch pen
- Red sheet
- White sheet
- Small orange sheet
- Small black sheet
- Yellow sheet
Let’s make a paper bunny!
STEP 1 – PINK SHEET
Place the pink sheet on the plain surface.
STEP 2 – OUTLINE
Using the pencil, draw the outline of the bunny. Draw a circle for the face, the the bottom of the circle has to be a little flat. Then draw the hand and legs for the bunny along with the two long ears.
STEP 3 – MARK
Once you’ve drawn the outline, highlight the same with the black sketch pen.
STEP 4 – CUT
Cut-out the face and the rest of the features. Be careful while handling the scissor.
STEP 5 – DRESS
Using the red sheet, draw an outline of the dress.
STEP 6 – CUT
Cut-out the outline of the dress.
STEP 7 – ASSEMBLE
Assemble all the parts together. Along with that, take a cut-out for the inner ears with the white sheet.
STEP 8 – EAR
Take one ear and keep it ready.
STEP 9 – INNER EAR
Now, take the inner ear and stick it exactly on the outer ear.
STEP 10 – STICK EAR
Now, stick the entire ear right behind the face.
STEP 11 – REPEAT
Similarly, stick the other ear as well.
STEP 12 – EYE
Take a small black circular cut-out for the eye and stick it on the face.
STICK 13 – EYEBALL
Stick a smaller white circle inside the eye.
STEP 14 – INNER EYE
Stick an even smaller white circle below the previous one.
STEP 15 – WINK
For the other eye, you can draw a wink to make it fun and creative.
STEP 16 – NOSE
Draw and colour the nose on the face using the red sketch pen.
STEP 17 – MOUTH
Take a cut-out of the mouth using the small orange sheet.
STEP 18 – CHEEK
Using the pink sketch pen, draw and colour the cheeks.
STEP 19 – REPEAT
Similarly, do the other cheek.
STEP 20 – DRESS
Take the cut-out of the dress and keep it ready.
STEP 21 – STICK
Stick the dress from behind the face.
STEP 22 – HAND
Stick the hand from behind the dress.
STEP 23 – REPEAT
Repeat step 22 with the other hand.
STEP 24 – LEG
Stick the leg from behind the dress.
STEP 25 – REPEAT
Repeat step 24 with the other leg.
STEP 26 – CARD
Take the yellow sheet and fold it in half.
STEP 27 – DRAW
Draw a cloud-like structure at the folding of the card.
STEP 28 – CUT
Cut-out the cloud-like structure along with the folding.
STEP 29 – CLOUD
After cutting, it will look like a cloud.
STEP 30 – CARD
When you unfold it, it’ll look like a card.
STEP 31 – STICK
Stick one side of the card to the dress, so it will look like a card that will open.
STEP 32 – DRAW
Draw an outline with the black sketch pen. You can also write something on it.
STEP 33 – WRITE
Write a cute message inside. You can either gift this to someone or you can write something of your choice.
The paper bunny is ready!
This cute little paper bunny with a message is ready! You can send this as a personalized message to someone or you can keep it as a secret message for yourself. You can keep this as a decorative piece in your room or you can even hang it from the ceiling. This is a fun and creative way to engage your kids.
Fun facts about bunnies:
- A baby rabbit is called a kit, a female rabbit is called a doe and a male rabbit is called a buck.
- They are very social animals and live in groups.
- A rabbit’s teeth never stop growing.
- They are extremely athletic when they’re happy and it’s called ‘binky’.
- Just like cats, rabbits purr when they’re relaxed.
- They can turn their ears up to 180 degrees.
- Their ears can grow up to 10 centimetres.
- They are effective baby-makers. They can give birth to about 14 bunnies in one go.
- They are extremely affectionate and bonded with their owners.
- Most rabbits have ‘sweet-tooth’ and they love fruits.