Toilet Paper Roll Stamped Bunny Craft

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Crafting with items you already have at home brings a unique satisfaction, especially when it turns into an adorable project that the whole family can enjoy. Enter the toilet paper roll stamped bunny craft – a simple, eco-friendly activity that transforms ordinary household items into a springtime scene bursting with cuteness. This craft is not just about making something pretty; it’s about unleashing creativity, practicing fine motor skills, and spending quality time together. Whether it’s a rainy day or you’re gearing up for Easter, this bunny craft promises a hoppy time for all.

The magic of this project lies in its simplicity and the joy of turning something as mundane as a toilet paper roll into art. With just a few basic supplies and a sprinkle of imagination, you can create a playful array of bunnies and eggs that are as unique as they are colorful. It’s a perfect activity for kids who love getting their hands dirty and parents who love a craft that requires minimal setup and cleanup.

Materials Needed

  • Toilet paper roll
  • Glue gun
  • White, pink, blue, and yellow paint
  • Blue cardstock
  • Paintbrush
  • Paper plate

Toilet Paper Roll Stamped Bunny Craft Instructions

  1. Gather Your Toilet Paper Roll: Start with a single toilet paper roll. Ensure it’s clean and free from any paper residue.
  2. Cut the Roll: Using a pair of scissors, carefully cut the toilet paper roll into four equal sections. These sections will be transformed into parts of your bunny stamps.
  3. Form the Ears: Take one of the cut sections and gently pinch two opposite points at one of the ends. This pinching will create the shape of bunny ears. It helps to press down on a hard surface to flatten and maintain the ear shapes.
  4. Assemble the Bunny Body: Select another cut section to serve as the bunny’s body. Using a glue gun, apply a small amount of glue on the edge of the section with the ears. Carefully attach it on top of the body section, ensuring the ears are aligned symmetrically to the body.

  1. Shape the Egg Stamp: Take another section of the toilet paper roll. Instead of pinching two points, you’ll pinch only one side to create an oval or egg shape. This will be used to stamp Easter eggs around your bunnies.

Preparing the Paints

  1. Set Up Your Painting Station: Place a paper plate on your work surface. Squeeze out a generous amount of white paint onto the plate for the bunny stamps. In separate areas of the plate or on additional plates, squeeze out blue and pink paint for the Easter eggs.
  2. Dip and Stamp: Dip the bunny-shaped end of your toilet paper roll into the white paint. Ensure the entire bottom is evenly coated but not dripping with paint. Press the paint-coated end onto your blue cardstock or chosen paper, applying even pressure to ensure a complete stamp. Lift to reveal your bunny shape.
  1. Adding Details: Using a paintbrush, dip into the remaining paints to add details to your bunny. Add a pink nose, draw thin lines for whiskers, and don’t forget the eyes and inner ear details. Use your creativity to give each bunny its unique character.
  1. Egg Stamping: Now, dip the egg-shaped toilet paper roll into the blue and pink paints you’ve prepared. Stamp these around your bunnies to create a festive Easter scene. You can overlap colors or blend them slightly on the plate before stamping to create different effects.
  1. Decorate Your Eggs: Using the paintbrush, add designs to your stamped eggs. Stripes, dots, and zigzags in contrasting colors make for visually appealing Easter eggs. Encourage kids to come up with their own patterns for each egg.

How They Played

Watching my kids engage with this activity was a highlight of the week. They dove into the crafting with enthusiasm, each one eager to create their own bunny and egg designs. The simplicity of the stamps allowed them to experiment with different colors and patterns, while drawing the bunny faces sparked conversations about expressions and emotions. They even named their bunny characters and invented stories about their adventures, turning the craft session into an imaginative playtime that stretched well beyond painting.

Tips for Success

  • Let the paint dry between steps to avoid smudging.
  • Ensure that the bunny ears and head are lined up when gluing it together so that stamping with it is easier.
  • Encourage kids to personalize their bunnies and eggs with unique designs, fostering a sense of ownership and creativity.

Skills Learned

This craft is about more than just fun; it’s a hands-on learning experience. Kids practice fine motor skills through cutting, gluing, and painting, crucial for development and academic tasks. The project also encourages creativity and imagination, as children decide how to decorate their bunnies and eggs. Additionally, following instructions boosts their ability to process and implement steps, while the storytelling aspect enhances language skills and emotional expression. It’s a comprehensive activity that combines arts and crafts with essential developmental milestones, all under the guise of playful creativity.

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Toilet Paper Roll Stamped Bunny Craft


  • Toilet paper roll
  • Glue gun
  • White, pink, blue, and yellow paint
  • Blue cardstock
  • Paintbrush
  • Paper plate


  1. Start by cutting your toilet paper roll into four equal sections.
  2. Take two sections and pinch the two ends of each section to form bunny ears. Use the glue gun to attach these ears to another circular tube section, creating your bunny's head.
  3. Place white paint on a paper plate. Dip the bunny stamp into the white paint and then stamp it onto a sheet of paper.
  4. Use a paintbrush to add details to your bunny, such as a nose, whiskers, eyes, and the inner ears.
  5. For the Easter egg, take a single tube section and pinch one end to create an egg shape.
  6. Add blue and pink paint on the paper plate. Dip your egg stamp into the paint, then stamp it onto the paper.
  7. Decorate the stamped eggs with the paintbrush, adding designs or patterns as desired.

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