8 Really easy Easter bonnet ideas to save the day

Easter bonnet

Have you received the dreaded instructions from playgroup or school to make an Easter bonnet with your little one?

It’s all fun and games if you have lots of time and plenty of crafty inspiration.

But what about the rest of us?

We’ve come to the rescue with ten easy bonnets to ensure you have a happy little bunny this Easter.

For more Easter ideas see: 15 Fabulous Easter crafts that your kids (and you) will love.

8 Really easy Easter bonnet ideas to save the day


This Easter bonnet is sweet, silly and as easy as they come. Whip up a funny bunny hairdo in minutes with pink and white felt, googly eyes and pipe cleaners. Works best for medium-length to long hair.

FUNNY BUNNY EASTER HAIRDO | Easter Bonnet | Beanstalk Single Mums

We found this at: Simple As That

2. Carrot and Bunny Easter Hat

What’s more festive than a carrot and bunny Easter bonnet? This one is a little different from your traditional Easter hat and is sure to turn heads! Make it with cardstock, tissue paper and a soft bunny toy.

Carrot and Bunny Easter Bonnet | Beanstalk Single Mums

We found this at: Made for Mums

3. DIY Bunny Headband

Possibly the easiest Easter bonnet on this list, this DIY bunny headband is the perfect project for younger kids. The template is provided so all you need to do is cut the pieces and glue them together. Stick on a button nose and googly eyes and you’ve got an adorable headband.

DIY Bunny Headband | Easter Bonnet | Beanstalk Single Mums

We found this at: I Heart Crafty Things

4. Easy Easter Bonnet

Get ready to rock the Easter party with this hopping headwear made of corrugated cardboard. Paint the cardboard or use coloured paper, then shape pipe cleaners into flowers to decorate the headband. You can also use feathers!

Easy Easter Bonnet | Beanstalk Single Mums

We found this at: My Kid Craft

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5. Bunny Cap Easter Hat

A plain white or pink cap makes a brilliant Easter bonnet for your Easter hat parade. Print out the bunny ears template, cut out the shapes and stick cotton balls on the edges to make fluffy bunny ears.

Easter Bonnet | Bunny Cap Easter Hat | Beanstalk Single Mums

We found this at: Kid Spot

6. Easter Egg Crown

Could Easter bonnets look any cuter? There are two ways to make this egg-cellent headgear: One is by gluing plastic coloured eggs and flowers together to make a hat, and the other is by cutting out the provided template in the shape of a crown and sticking eggs at the end. Both take only a few minutes to craft.

Easter Egg Crown | Beanstalk Single Mums

We found this at: Alpha Mom

7. Paper Plate Easter Bonnet

Celebrate Easter festivities with a paper plate Easter bonnet that’s a brilliant craft activity for tiny hands. You’ll need paper plates, paints, and whatever decoration you have on hand: stickers, pom poms, flowers…go crazy! Have the kids decorate their own hats and let the paint dry before wearing.

Easter Bonnet | Paper Plate Easter Bonnet | Beanstalk Single Mums

We found this at: Sugar Spice and Glitter

8. Bunny Party Hats

Dress up in these lovely bunny party hats to make your Easter egg hunt or dinner party extra fun. No bunny costume needed! The hats are super simple to make, use inexpensive materials and take just 5 minutes. Gather the kids together and make it your Easter activity.

Bunny Party Hats | Beanstalk Single Mums

We found this at: The House that Lars Built

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Sally Love is a pseudo single mum author who has been writing about single motherhood, separation and divorce for 8+ years. She has been a single mother for 10+ years and has two daughters, one of whom she co-parents and the other she solo parents. Sally has experienced all aspects of single motherhood from legal, financial, parenting, dating, travel as a single parent, re-partnering and re-building a career. She is an integral part of the Beanstalk community chatting and helping single mothers across the globe, as well as sharing her expertise, experiences and genuine reviews with major national newspapers and appearing on nation-wide television shows.

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