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Envelope Bunnies

One great way to say happy Easter is with paper-envelope rabbits -- bearing treats, of course.

Materials

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Seal the flap of an envelope, and draw bunny ears on the sealed side, as shown below. You can draw your own or use our bunny ear template.

  2. Step 2

    Cut along the line through both layers of the envelope.

  3. Step 3

    Flip the envelope over; what was the side of the envelope becomes the bottom of your treat holder.

  4. Step 4

    Cut pink construction paper to make eyes and insides of ears, and glue them on the front of the envelope. Use colored pencil for mouth; glue on a pom-pom nose. Fill with yummy Easter sweets.

Source
Martha Stewart Kids, Volume 12 2004

Reviews (13)

  • Dulce Leche 12 Apr, 2014

    I read a comment that some one said "it was confusing and like to see pictures of how you create them and i learn better when i see it" well i found another website that does and shows you how to create bunny treat envelope holders hope this help and enjoy>http://www.mommysavers.com/c/t/216267/easter-craft-easter-bunny-envelope-treat-holders

  • craftymama 8 Mar, 2014

    The directions should say to use legal size envelopes, the long ones not the little square ones :) it took some thinking and reading the intructions more than once to understand them. I leran better by seeing as well ;)

  • thegirlsmom 29 Mar, 2013

    I would love to make this craft but I just cannot get a visual from the directions. Looks like a diagram was left off? I don't craft much so details would have been good here :-)

  • bubbadog 21 Feb, 2012

    It was great to put small candy in and it was fun to hind an watch them find some of their candy.

  • lprovencher1738 16 Apr, 2011

    This looks like it is a 5 x 7 envelope

  • texasterri53 6 Apr, 2011

    It doesn't say what size envelope to use...that would help...anyone know?

  • eileendonlon 17 Mar, 2011

    I saved a step by printing the ears directly onto the envelope.

  • mollydoodle 15 Mar, 2010

    I made these to hold iTunes gift cards for my teenagers last Easter.

  • LOVER24 3 Mar, 2010

    I Love this craft, my students loved it!! Very easy and delicious

  • joycecrafts 13 Apr, 2009

    This is a great idea for a Craft Club or Card Club to do for a local Head Start or Ped. Wing at your local hospital.

  • 1Toffy 12 Apr, 2009

    This is the best idea for those left over stationery envelopes too. This is so so so Cute....

  • mommyofnaomi 9 Apr, 2009

    This was a lot of fun to create with my 3 year old! We added glitter and wiggle eyes.

  • ipmomma 27 Mar, 2009

    This is utterly adorable. perfect for my son's preschool class. and he can even help!