Cardboard Tube Bunnies

Recycle cardboard tubes to create these adorable bunnies. Have fun decorating these for Easter.

Skill Level


Time to Make

30 mins

Adult Supervision


FREE Template


Cardboard Tube Bunnies

Top Tip

As an alternative to hot glue, you can use super tacky glue.

How to Make

Step 1

Cardboard Tube Bunnies

Step 2

Cardboard Tube Bunnies

Step 3

Cardboard Tube Bunnies

  1. Apply double-sided tape around the cardboard tube.
  2. Stick the end of the jute twine to the bottom of the cardboard tube and begin wrapping the twine around the cardboard tube without leaving gaps. When you get to the end, cut off the excess jute twine and stick it down with hot glue.
  3. Using the template draw and cut out the ears from brown felt, the inner ears from white felt and the nose from pink felt.
  4. Stick the ears and inners ear together, then stick to the inside of the cardboard tube.
  5. For the whiskers, cut pipe cleaners to approximately 5cm in length, you should have 6 in total.
  6. Stick the whiskers to the centre of the cardboard tube, having 3 whiskers on each side.
  7. Stick the nose to the centre of the face, where the pipe cleaners meet.
  8. Stick the wiggle eyes to the face.
  9. For both paws, stick 2 natural branch chips together and stick one natural branch chip on top.
  10. Lastly, glue the paws to the bunny.
  11. For the other bunny, use burlap hessian rolls instead of jute twine.