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Bunny Cootie Catcher: Origami Bunny

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Get your origami on this Easter with our FREE printable Bunny Cootie Catcher: Origami Bunny! This delightful activity combines the fun of origami with the charm of Easter, making it an ideal project for kids and families alike. With our easy-to-follow templates, crafting these adorable bunny cootie catchers becomes a breeze, adding a sprinkle of whimsy to your holiday festivities.

Bunny Cootie Catcher.

Here at Artsy Kids Zone, we have a soft spot for cootie catchers – they're our favorite craft for sparking creativity and imaginative play! Whether we're folding penguin cootie catcher, setting sail with pirate cootie catchers, or exploring enchanted lands with the unicorn cootie catcher, these paper creations have become beloved characters in our crafting collection.

The simplicity and versatility of cootie catchers make them the perfect medium for endless exploration, allowing kids to bring their favorite stories and characters to life, just like our shark cootie catcher. We love seeing the joy and excitement these creations bring to children as they engage in origami, storytelling, and interactive play.

Bunny, lamb and chick cootie catchers.

As part of our Easter Cootie Catchers Trilogy, I've crafted a series featuring bunny, chick, and lamb catchers. With Easter just around the corner, we invite you to join us on a crafting journey to bring these adorable characters to life, adding a touch of creativity to your holiday celebrations.

Each catcher in this series comes with its own unique template, ensuring a diverse and engaging crafting experience for kids of all ages. Crafting with cootie catchers not only sparks creativity but also provides a fantastic opportunity for hands-on fun. Whether you're a parent seeking a festive family activity or an educator searching for an interactive classroom project, our Easter Cootie Catchers Trilogy is designed to captivate and inspire.

So, gather your crafting companions, download the templates, and let the origami extravaganza commence! In this series, we're not just creating catchers; we're crafting memories that will make this Easter season truly special.

Bunny Cootie catcher.

Without further ado, it's time to start this epic Origami Bunny! I will guide you through the steps to create this adorable Bunny Cootie Catcher, providing not only a delightful origami experience but also a fun bunny hand puppet to play with. Let the folds and creases unveil a world of creativity for your kids, making learning and crafting an enjoyable journey.

Did you ever make Cootie Catchers as a kid? I did! Cootie Catchers are also known as fortune tellers. This is a simple project for kids to learn basic origami skills.

Cut template out.

Directions to download your FREE Bunny Cootie Catcher template at the bottom of this post. Print on 8.5x11 white paper. Cut out the pieces.

Pro Tip: Absolutely, precise cutting is key to a successful origami project. It ensures that the template aligns accurately during the folding process, resulting in a cleaner and more polished final product. So, take your time, follow the cut lines carefully, and enjoy the origami journey!

Fold in half.

Fold the cootie catcher in half both horizontally and unfold. Then fold the cootie catcher vertically and unfold.

Fold corners into center of cootie catcher.

Flip it over so the printed side is facing down. Take the bottom right corner and fold the point into the center. Repeat step on each corner until all four corners are folded.

Fold the corners into the center of the cootie catcher.

Flip the cootie catcher again so the printed side is facing down. Take the four corners and fold them into the center again.

Fold cootie catcher in half.

Fold the cootie catcher in half vertically and undo the fold. Then fold horizontally and unfold.

How to slide fingers into cootie catcher.

Slip your fingers under the flaps and open the cootie catcher.

How to glue the cootie catcher together.

Glue the top sides together and then the bottom sides together. You will no longer be able to open the cootie catcher if you do this but it will help the puppet stay together for kids to play with.

How to glue the legs to the bunny cootie catcher.

Glue the legs to the two side of the bunny.

How to glue the arms to the bunny cootie catcher.

Glue the arms on the bottom of the bunny.

How to glue ears onto bunny cootie catchers.

Last of all, glue the ears to the top of the bunny.

How to download bunny cootie Catcher template.

How to download the Bunny Cootie Catcher? Sign up to become a member of Artsy Kids Zone to download. The best part is that memberships are FREE! Not only will you gain access to this project but you will also gain access to this Artsy Kids Zone downloads.

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From the whimsical Printable Bunny Masks that whisk kids into make-believe adventures to the adorable Easter Agamograph that adds an interactive twist to crafting, there's something for every young artist. These crafts are not just projects; they're invitations to create lasting memories and infuse the Easter season with laughter, joy, and artistic flair. Join us on this crafting journey as we celebrate Easter with creativity, color, and a whole lot of fun!

Two completed bunny cootie catcher.


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