DIY Bunny Bookmark

My kiddos like to read.  I certainly try to encourage this.

Because they also like to play video games and watch tv.


So anything I can do, to get them wanting to pick up their book, I try.

And if making bookmarks helps, then I’ll do it.


This is actually a really cute craft idea that I originally saw here around Halloween time.

I decided to take the idea and make it Eastery.


It’s such a simple process…here’s what you’ll need:

  • envelopes
  • some construction paper: pink, white, blue
  • a glue stick
  • scissors
  • a black marker


Certainly you don’t have to use envelopes for this, you could cut and fold white paper into a triangle shape and glue it, but I am lazy and the envelopes worked perfect…

Just fold the corner like this…

And cut along the fold so you have a triangle…

Then, using construction paper you will need to make eyes, a nose, teeth and some ears…

Glue everything into place using your glue stick and draw on some whiskers.

That’s it!

An easy bookmark that your kids can make on their own.

The end.

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  1. 1
    KellyR says:

    Love this! I’m a children’s librarian and this is a great spring time craft. Would you mind me using it in my story hour program?

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      jemma says:

      This is a cool piece of art

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      admin says:

      yes, I do mind actually.

      • MaryE says:

        Just so you know, a librarian isn’t charging for doing the craft, so she is not profiting from this.

        Also….this idea has been around for at least 25 years. You did not come up with it. With a little digging I can find the book or magazine I still have somewhere from back in the 70′s or early 80′s where this ideas was first used. I have been crafting for a long time and have made versions of these in the past.

        Maybe I will find the article and notify the original creator of your plagiarism and they can let you know how much they mind you being stingy with their idea. Lighten up, it’s an Easter craft for Pete’s sake. Don’t you know what Easter is about?

        • Shelly says:

          Hey Mary… Looks like someone who is decidedly NOT the admin of this site put the “yes, I do mind, actually” comment. Of course Kristan or I would LOVE for this craft to be duplicated. We get a ton of “SPAM” comments and that one just slipped through the cracks. The whole idea of showing the step by step process of the craft is so people can duplicate it at home.
          I don’t believe that there is any “plagiarism” involved. And yes, we both indeed DO understand what Easter is all about.

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    Lisa L. says:

    Adorable!! Going to have to make one for “Where the Sidewalk Ends.” I just started sharing the wonder that is Shell Silverstein’s poetry with my kiddos last night! :)

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    yoana says:

    k xula de verdad

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    jojo says:


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    isa says:


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    Erica says:

    i love the idea and i ‘m only 11.
    i’m sorry to say this but when you just colour in,
    it looks better
    i made one myself !!
    i love it
    thanks any ways!!!

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    Angel says:

    I did one myself it look so cute its so useful and easy thank you for putting this on

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    sıçma says:

    o yeeee

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    jemma says:

    I will make this at art time!

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    Renata says:

    Amei a ideia, além de simples diferente e divertida *_*

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    Lea Celine L. says:

    I made other animals for this. thanks!

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    fatima says:

    hi my name i fatima and i am art and craft lover i love to do art and i do alot beutiful girls and dolls sketchs i am 11 years old i just really love it making it one of my great creation lol i got a diary filled with all my kool art creations making this bookmark one of it
    thanks for posting this :D :D :D

  13. 13

    I read this article fully about the comparison of most
    up-to-date and preceding technologies, it’s remarkable article.

  14. 14
    Shani says:

    Hi there i am kavin, its my first time to commenting anyplace, when
    i read this article i thought i could also make comment due to this brilliant paragraph.

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    krati agarwal says:

    I made this bookmark and it was pretty good. Thanks for sharing such a cool and cute idea.Really enjoyed making this..!!!!

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    BB says:

    Hi, I made this bookmark and it didn’t work. I tried to use it in my textbook but it keeps falling out. I failed my Psychology class because it didn’t work properly. I DO NOT RECCOMMEND THIS BOOKMARK TO ANYONE. IT IS FAULTY AND WILL CAUSE YOU TO FAIL YOUR CLASS! PLEASE REMOVE THIS FROM THE INTERNET BEFORE OTHER PEOPLE GET HARMED!

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    Bill the chicken says:

    I like this craft

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    I’m the Editorial Assistant for Fun Family Crafts and I wanted to let you know that we have featured your bookmark! You can see it here:

    If you have other kid-friendly craft tutorials, we’d love it if you would submit them. If you would like to display a featured button on your site, you can grab one from the right side bar of your post above. Thanks for a fun project!

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    Cutest bookmarks I’ve ever seen. Pinning:)


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