Happy Easter!

BunnyEaster is April 16th and the kids will be home for Spring Break.  If you are looking for a fun activity be sure check out this book and activity.  Otter Loves Easter is written and illustrated by Sam Garton.  This book has colorful illustrations and a heart warming story.  After reading the story here is a cut bunny craft for your child to make.

Otter Loves Easter tells the story of a little otter learning to share.  Otter finds it difficult to share the items he received in his easter basket.  Otter comes up with a fun way to share the items with his friends.  In the end, Otter realizes his friends will share with him.  

Materials

  • Pink and white construction paper
  • Black marker
  • Scissors
  • Stick glue/glue dots
  • Googly eyes

 

Instructions (Please refer to image)

  • Cut 4 strips from pink paper approximately 1' wide and 12 " long
  • Cut 4 strips from pink paper approximately 1" wide and 9" long
  • Cut a 2' long oval from the pink paper
  • Cut a small rectangle from the white paper
  • Cut two larger pink ovals for the ears and small white ovals for the inner ear
  • Lay two larger strips in a cross and glue together
  • Lay the additional two larger pink strips crosswise over the first two
  • Gather two strips at a time and glue together to form a ball
  • Repeat the same steps with the small pink strips
  • Glue the smaller pink ball onto the top of the bigger pink ball
  • Glue the white oval onto the pink ovals and attach to the back of the small pink ball
  • Draw a nose on the 2" oval and glue to the front (opposite the ears) of the small pink ball
  • Draw a line in the middle of the white rectangle and glue the white rectangle to the back of the 2" oval
  • Glue two googly eyes above the nose

Additional Titles by Sam Garton

I Am Otter

Otter In Space

Otter Goes To School

Otter Loves Halloween

Have a great Easter!

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