DIY: Yarn Bunnies March 12, 2015 Spring break is the perfect opportunity to bake cookies, play board games and spend quality time crafting with your kiddos. It’s these sweet little moments that will be written into their memories and cherished in their hearts for years to come. These little bunnies are adorable and easy to make. Here is what you will need: -Yarn – color of choice -Felt to match yarn and different color for bow (optional) -2 Brown wooden or plastic beads -Hot glue or quick drying glue -Fork -Scissors -Cardboard or thick cardstock Making the pompoms: – Cut two donuts out of cardboard – the outer circle measures 5″ wide and the inner circle 2 1/2″ – Cut another two cardboard circles, this time measuring approx. 3 1/2″ for the outer circle and 1 1/2″ for the inner circle – Thread yarn in and out through hole – Continue until entire cardboard doughnut is covered – Carefully cut the edge of the yarned doughnuts – Once the edges are all cut, take a piece of yarn and tie around the middle part in between the two cardboard doughnuts – Remove cardboard – Snip any uneven pieces of yarn and set aside – Repeat the same process, this time using the smaller cardboard doughnut – Optional: add a few strands of gray yarn – Take one of the long pieces of yarn from each pompom and tightly tie them together – Cut off any excess yarn Assembling the bunny: – Cut two ear shapes from white felt – Pinch bottom and hot glue together – Glue ears to top of bunny’s head – Glue two brown (eye) beads at either side of the head – Glue a little pink nose – Hot glue small pompom for tail (see below how to make small pompom) To make the small pompom for the tail or to add feet (optional): – Wrap yarn around fork approximately 10 times – Insert yarn in between fork prongs and tightly tie around yarn as shown – Remove yarn from fork and cut edges – Shape pompom – Glue as feet if desired To add a little whimsy, you could also make a little bow tie or a sweet little ‘hare’ bow. And there you go! Fun and easy to make, these adorable little bunnies would even look precious as a place setting at the kid’s table for Easter lunch. Enjoy!