Creative Easter Baskets with Dian Thomas


  • Spray Paint (any color)
  • 1 roll bathroom tissue for each basket
  • Magic Markers (to draw faces)
  • Orange construction paper (duck and chick)
  • Pink construction paper (bunny)
  • 1 (1-1/2') pom-pom (bunny tail)
  • White acrylic paint
  • Sponge to apply paint
  • Miniature flowers, pom-poms, and ribbon
  • Straw hat for the duck
  • Glue Gun
  • Easter grass and candies
  1. Spray toilet paper rolls desired color.
  2. Draw faces on each roll of tissue. Cut the duck or chick beak and feet from orange construction paper. Cut ears and feet for bunnies from pink construction paper.
  3. Glue ears into bunny by spreading the paper enough to snuggly affix ears in place. Glue beaks and feet in place.
  4. Sponge paint onto feet and ears of bunnies to create the appearance of fur.
  5. Push Easter grass and candies in the tube.
  6. Decorate with small flowers or pom-poms, a tied ribbon at the neck, and a hat for the duck.

Toilet Paper Roll Easter Baskets

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