Easter is right around the corner and it is always fun to do crafts with the kids according to the season. After looking at the supplies I had on hand, I decided we would work on a milk jug upcycling craft.
My daughter and I ended up transforming our containers into Easter Bunnies.
To make this craft you will need:
A Milk Jug
2 Fuzzy Sticks AKA Pipe Cleaners
To recreate the craft you will first need to draw the ears.
Tip: To remove the label from the milk jug, tear as much as you can off and then soak in water for a couple minutes. Then, rub dish soap on it, and scrap it off with your nails. It should come off pretty easy.
An adult should then cut the ears out. Safety first so you may want to wear protective gloves as well.
Next, poke 2 holes on each side of the face for whiskers, and run 2 pipe cleaners through the holes.
Finally, decorate the bunny’s face with markers. I actually drew part of the face for my 5-year-old and she filled in the eyes, nose, and ears.
This craft is super easy and can be done in one day. What is really awesome is it can be displayed immediately!
My daughter also wanted to put eggs in hers, so we picked up grass and decorative eggs at a Dollar Store.
I decided to turn mine into a Milk Jug Planter for previously rooted geraniums, (I poked about 6 holes in the bottom to create drainage) and put it by the front door as an Easter decoration. It is cute and practical.
Have you made a similar craft with your own family? Do you do anything different?
If you make this with your children, have fun, and ENJOY!