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Easter Bunny Canvas Craft for Kids

This cute bunny canvas can be made in any color, and is perfect for using up leftover tissue paper. It’s a great Easter craft for kids!

DIY Easter bunny canvas for kids

When I was little, we didn’t craft for Easter that much. I guess it wasn’t “a thing” back then? I don’t know – but I feel like I was completely deprived of pom poms and pastel colored tissue paper!

I’m just kidding actually . . . but really, I didn’t do a lot of Easter crafts for kids when I was little. The focus was mostly on the baskets and the candy (not the true meaning but we were little).

Maybe I made a bunny with cotton balls and glue or something like that. The simple decoupage project I’m sharing with you today takes the basic cotton ball bunny up a notch!

If you are looking for a fun craft for kids that works for Easter and beyond, this bunny canvas is for you.

Grab your kids’ craft supplies – a little bit of tissue paper, craft paint, Mod Podge . .   and you’ll get to use those pom poms I was deprived of too. Do you feel sorry for me yet?

If you’re ready to jump in, learn how to make it below!

Bunny Canvas for Kids

Gather These Supplies

Paint the Canvas

Paint your canvas with several coats of the paint and let dry. You’ll want to let dry completely between coats.

Painting a canvas with bright green paint

Trace the Bunny

Print the bunny silhouette to fit your canvas – a sitting up bunny works perfectly for this purpose. You won’t want to do anything too complicated. It needs to be rather simple and large for the tissue paper to work in making the shape.

Printed out bunny silhouette

Cut out the bunny silhouette and trace around the edge with a pencil, directly on top of the painted canvas.

Tracing the bunny silhouette onto the green canvas

Apply the Tissue Paper

Cut several small squares of white tissue paper. Take one square of tissue paper and wrap it around the eraser end of your pencil. Pour some Mod Podge out onto a palette or piece of paper and dip your tissue paper/pencil into the Mod Podge.

Wrapping tissue paper around the end of a pencil

Push the tissue paper down onto the canvas within the boundaries of the bunny silhouette. Pull up the pencil and it should leave the tissue paper behind.

Placing tissue paper into the wet Mod Podge on the canvas

Keep adding tissue paper in the same way until the entire bunny silhouette is filled in. You’ll see if there are any spaces that need to be filled in when you stand back a little.

Add the Features

Glue pom poms where the nose, eye, and tail should go using craft glue.

Adding pink pom poms to the bunny on canvas

Let dry completely before displaying! I’m sorry, I can’t help but love the size of his cute tail. I think it’s the largest pom pom I’ve seen.

DIY Easter bunny canvas for kids

Now hang up your Easter bunny canvas! I’ll admit, this project made me excited . . . because I’m wondering what other silhouette art I can make with tissue. Let me know what you think in the comments!

For more awesome Easter crafts for kids, visit these 40+ Easter crafts and ideas! I’d also love for you to check out these related projects: