Easter Bunny Yarn Bug Craft

DIY Easter Bunny Yarn Craft for preteens and teens

Now is the time to add the Easter Bunny Yarn Bug to your collection. This jolly little fellow will delight all who see him and you can surprise guests at your Easter banquet with their own  yarn bug in their favorite color.


Spun yarn is made by twisting staple fibers together in either an S or Z twist, to make a single thread. The process of twisting the fibers together into yarn is called spinning and it was one of the first processes to be industrialized. Source: Contrado – What is Yarn? What It’s Made From and How To Make It

  • Pastel Yarn
  • Pastel Craft Foam
  • Feet Pattern
  • Wiggle Eyes — 20mm
  • Pipe Cleaner
  • 2-1/2″ Styrofoam Ball
  • Old 3½” Floppy Disk or Heavy Cardboard Cut to the Size of One
  • Tacky Glue
  • Scissors
  1. Make a pompom by wrapping yarn around a 5″ piece of cardboard at least 100 times. Mix colors or use all one color. Cut a 6″ piece of yarn and slide it under wrapped yarn. Tie tightly into a double knot. Turn cardboard over and cut completely through yarn on this side. Turn yarn blob sideways and smooth down strands.
  2. Press Styrofoam ball onto a hard surface to flatten bottom. (You can also use an egg carton section.) Cover the top and sides of the ball with tacky glue. Separate the strands of the pompom to fit the Styrofoam ball up inside. Press pompon into place. Arrange yarn.
  3. Print pattern for bug feet. Staple all around pattern onto craft foam or felt as listed in the supply list. Cut out pieces. Glue the bottom of the Styrofoam ball on to the foam feet. Glue on eyes.  Glue on the wiggle eyes.
  4. Cut ears, teeth and whiskers from craft foam. Glue in place.
Patterns, Templates and Printables

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