Paper Cup Bunny Basket

Make these adorable Easter bunny baskets out of paper cups.
Paper Cup Bunny Basket craft


  • Paper cup
  • Acrylic paint
  • Card stock or construction paper
  • Pipe cleaner or ribbon
  • Wiggle eyes
  • Small pompom
  • Cotton
  • White glue
  • Scissors
  • Paint brush
  • Hole punch

Safety Tips

  • Watch out for this sign Ask for an adult's help.. It means adult help is needed for the particular step.


Step 1 Paper Cup Bunny Basket craft 1. Cut a pair of long ovals from white construction paper for the bunny ears. Estimate the size in proportion to your paper cup.
Step 2 Paper Cup Bunny Basket craft 2. Paint the paper cup and the oval ears with white or pastel-colored acrylic paint. To come up with pastel hues, add a bit of pink, blue, purple,or yellow to white paint.
Step 3 Paper Cup Bunny Basket craft 3. Cut out a pair of smaller ovals. Glue each one onto the center of an oval ear.
Step 4 Paper Cup Bunny Basket craft 4. Glue the ears side-by-side along the paper cup's mouth.
Step 5 Paper Cup Bunny Basket craft 5. Create the bunny's face by gluing on a pair of wiggle eyes, 2 cotton balls for the snout, and a small pompom for the nose.
Step 6 Paper Cup Bunny Basket craft Ask for an adult's help.6. Punch a pair of opposite holes close to the cup's mouth. The ears should be at the middle of these holes. Attach each end of a pipe cleaner or ribbon onto a hole to create the handle.
Step 7 Paper Cup Bunny Basket craft 7. Finally, fill the bunny basket with Easter goodies!

More Ideas

Pink bunny basket with bow Create several bunny baskets in different pastel shades. Accent the handle with a bow or with beads. Beads can be strung through the pipe cleaner before it's attached to the basket.
Cotton bunny basket Make a fluffy bunny basket by gluing on wisps of cotton around the outside of the paper cup and onto the oval ears after Step 4.