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Easy Easter bunny ornaments for kids

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These cute and simple Easter bunny ornaments are a great way for kids to get involved in decorating the home ready for Easter. They also make a sweet little keepsake.

Our spring bunny ornaments are made using a simple salt dough, which is quick, easy and cheap to mix up. We use the basic salt dough recipe of 1 cup of plain flour to 1/2 cup salt and 1/2 cup of water.

What you need to make Easter bunny ornaments
  • Basic salt dough ingredients – 1 cup of plain flour, 1/2 cup salt, 1/2 cup water.
  • Wooden spoon
  • Mixing bowl
  • Rolling pin
  • Bunny shaped cookie cutter – or any other spring shapes like butterflies, tulips or eggs.
  • Baking tray
  • Paints to decorate with
  • Varnish if using as a keepsake.
Easter bunny ornament instructions
  • Mix up the salt dough – add the flour and salt to the mixing bowl and slowly pour in the water, mix with the spoon and then using your hands knead into a soft pliable dough.
  • Roll the dough out to around 1.5cm thick and cut out the bunny shapes (or whatever spring shapes you fancy)
  • Place them on a baking tray and make a small hole in the top for hanging threads. Then bake at 160C for around 20 – 30 minutes until dry and hard.
  • Leave to cool.
  • Paint the decorations any way you like.
  • You can add a top layer of craft varnish if you want your Easter ornaments to last longer.

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