Crafting

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Jelly Bean Bottle Bunny

Jelly Bean Bottle Bunny

If you’re looking for a fun craft project to share with the kids this Easter Holiday, maybe something in place of the usual egg-dying project, then why not try making “jelly bean bottle bunnies” using Gimbal’s Fine Candies? It’s easy, colorful and makes the perfect Easter decoration.

Below are Gimbal’s instructions for making the bunnies.

Jelly Bean Bottle Bunny

Materials needed: Gimbal’s Gourmet Jelly Beans, 6 oz clear, empty water bottle, pipe cleaners, recycled construction paper, 1 large pom pom and 2 small pom poms, googlie eyes, permanent markers, cupcake wrappers, hot glue gun

Step 1: Fill dry empty water bottle with Gimbal’s Gourmet Jelly Beans.

Step 2: Take cupcake wrappers and cut down the side. Cut the circle out from the bottomof the wrapper. Wrap around the top of the water bottle. cut off excess wrapper and fasten back together with double sided tape.

Step 3: Bend pipe cleaners into the shape of bunny ears. Lay the bent pipe cleaners on construction or craft paper and cut paper in the shape of the ears to create a backing. Glue pipe cleaners to the construction paper.

Step 4: Tuck larage pom pom and pipe cleaner bunny ears into bottle opening at the top.

Setp 5: Using hot glue gun, glue googlie eyes and small pom pom nose to the front of the bottle and draw on mouth and whiskers. Glue small pom pom onto the back as a tail.

Step 6: Cut small “mittens” or arms from construction paper and paste onto sides of the water bottle.