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Paper Folding Bunnies

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Paper Folding Bunnies

A cute Easter craft which helps children practice their fine motor skills.

Materials Needed:

  • white paper (A4 cut into 4 equal pieces)
  • glue
  • scissors
  • pencil
  • black marker
  • pink marker

What to do:

  • Collect all your materials.

  • Use one piece of paper, fold the paper like an accordion.

  • Once you have completed the paper folding, fold it in half. 

  • To make one bunny, you should do the same for each piece of the A4 paper which makes it 4 pieces altogether. 

  • Put the 4 folded pieces together in a circle and glue all the edges so they join.

  • Once glued, it should create a full circle.

  • Draw a bunny face and bunny ears. Add details and cut it out.

  • Glue the face and bunny ears to the centre of the paper folding circle.

  • Your bunny is now complete!

Hints and Tips:

  • Have children make 4 bunnies each and tie them together with string to create a hanging mobile.
  • Add googly eyes, glitter, etc or more to decorate.

Reference: 
Sisters Guild, Inspired Easter 

Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 3 year+
  • Number of Children: Individual (1), Couple (2)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    uses a pair of scissors
    able to cut out on a line
    copies simple shapes such as a cross or a square
    colours in pictures, with control, staying in the line
    holds crayon/pencil etc.. between thumb and first two fingers
    able to draw a circle

  • Play Based Learning: Creative Play
  • Interest Areas: Art and Craft
  • Games Categories: Art and Craft, Creative Play Games, Fine Motor Skills, Social and Emotional
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 3
  • Sub Outcomes:

    3.2 Children take increasing responsibility for their own health and physical wellbeing

    3.2.7 Manipulate equipment and manage tools with increasing competence and skill

     

Last modified on Wednesday, March 21, 2018

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