Bunny Basket Weaving for Preschool

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Our mini Paper Weaving series continues! We do love a Paper Craft, especially when it comes with a Free Printable. Today is another just lovely little preschool craft – perfect for nursery children and foundation years: the Bunny Basket Weaving for Preschool!!

The perfect Easter Preschool Craft! Isn’t it the cutest. Find this little bunny in an egg shaped basket, colour and decorate and then add your paper weaving skills. Great for cutting skills and fine motor skills with weaving. Requires little preparation from teaching stuff but results in andorable Bunny Basket Art project for Preschool. I can just imagine a completed classroom bunting made up of all the kids lovely Bunny Easter Eggs!!!!

This joins the our Hatching Chick Egg Paper Weaving and of course is also available as a Bunny Basket Weaving CARD for KS1 and KS2! As with previous Weaving Printables, we have also included a “plain bunny basket” for colouring!

Bunny Basket Weaving Art Project for Preschool

Materials:

  • Free Printable Bunny (see below)
  • Paper or light card stock (we prefer light card stock!)
  • Coloured paper or old art work cut into one inch strips (2-3cm strips)
  • A little glue stick or tape
  • Scissors
  • Pens for decorating

Bunny Basket Printable Printables!

And here are your two Bunny Egg Basket Weaving Printables

How to make your Bunny Basket Weaving Project for Preschool

Begin by colouring as much or as little of your bunny in it’s basket. We left our baskets “egg shell white” but course these can be coloured in! You can also choose to print directly onto coloured paper.

Once it is fully coloured in, cut out the egg!

Then cut into the strips of the egg.

Now it is time to start your weaving. We chose to use a glue stick, but a little bit of tape works too.

Glue down one of the paper strip and start weaving. Glue down at the other end.. and let the excess “hang over the edge”.. you will trim it at the end.

Take the next strip of paper and again, add a little glue, but this time glue UNDER the first section and start weaving.

Alternate each line.

For the last strip, we found it helpful to add a little glue to each tap to help secure the whole egg basket weaving in place.

And your bunny basket weaving is finished!!!!

Enjoy!

We have lots more wonderful  Easter Crafts for Preschool here:

More Paper Easter Crafts:

The Bunny Basket Weaving Video is also available on YouTube:

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