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How to Make Easter Bunny Paw Prints with Free Printable Template


Learn how to make DIY Easter Bunny paw prints with a free printable template and video tutorial!
Free Printable Easter Bunny Paw Print Template

To create your own Easter Bunny paw print trail you’ll need to print out a template online or create your own template. Pick a white powder (baking soda, flour, baby powder) to sprinkle inside the bunny paw print stencil.
Watch the quick video tutorial below to learn how to make DIY Easter Bunny tracks using my free printable Easter Bunny paw print template!

(Watch video here)

For the past few years I’ve used other free printable templates to create a more whimsical looking Easter bunny footprint. This year I decided to create my own template and I wanted to try to make it look like a more realistic rabbit paw print. I’ve never seen rabbit tracks in real life (I’m not very outdoorsy) but after looking over some photos online, I think I came up with a decent version.

DIY Easter Bunny Paw Prints Free Template

I also created a version that includes front paws. In my opinion, the Easter bunny only hops on his back paws because he’s carrying the Easter baskets, but the front paws are included if you want them. There are three files below. You can print out the version with just the back paws, the version with front and back paws, or the last file which contains both of the other templates in one file. Click on the photos or links to download, or right click and “save link as” to save the pdf to your computer.

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Free Printable Easter Bunny Paw Print Template: Both versions in one document

Free Printable Easter Bunny Paw Print Template: Real paw prints

Free Printable Easter Bunny Paw Print Template: Back Paws Only

Free Printable Easter Bunny Paw Print Template: Front and Back Paws

Free Printable Easter Bunny Paw Print Template: Front and Back Paws

Print the template out on card stock as regular paper tends to be too flimsy to use as a stencil. Although I didn’t show this trick in the video, you can use a damp cloth to wet around the edges of the stencil to catch the powder that might otherwise creep outside of the template. Or you could use the damp cloth to dip in the powder first and then dab around the inside of the stencil rather than sprinkling. I’ve never needed to use either of these methods and always just sprinkled the powder the way I demonstrated in the video.

How to Make Easter Bunny Paw Prints Video Tutorial

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Easter Tradition: Magic Jellybean Prayer and Lollipop Garden


Confession: I kinda hate jellybeans. I think they’re gross. Not only are they way too sweet (in a not good way) but they always sink to the bottom of the Easter basket and then you have to dig around for them inside of that disgusting plastic Easter grass that feels gross and smells horrible. Some kids might’ve found digging for their candy to be fun, but it just got on my nerves. And who wants to eat candy that was just floating around loose rubbing all over that yicky Easter grass? Not I, says Jenn. Not I.
But, jellybeans are mandatory in Easter baskets otherwise the Easter basket police will come take me away and shove jellybeans down my throat until I agree to feed them to my children. Or maybe not. But my kids (who clearly have very poor taste in candy) love jellybeans.

All that to say…hey, people, have you heard of the Magic Jellybean Prayer and Lollipop Garden? For the past few years I’ve taken a basic Easter Egg Hunt, The Jellybean Prayer, and the Magic Jellybean Lollipop Garden Easter traditions and put them all together.

Magic Jellybean Prayer and Lollipop Garden

(Watch video here)

The first year that we tried this we were going to plant the jellybeans out in the yard but it ended up being too cold to have the kids outside for that long. Instead I grabbed a random pot of dirt at my mom’s house (because who doesn’t have a random pot of dirt sitting around) and planted the jellybeans in the pot inside the house first and then we set the pot out on the porch.

Magic Jellybean Prayer and Lollipop Garden

If the weather is nice enough we have an Easter egg hunt in the backyard. Nothing fancy, I literally just toss eggs filled with pennies out in the yard moments before the kids come out. Mixed in with the other Easter eggs are 5 special jellybean shaped Easter eggs.

Easter Egg hunt for Magic Jellybeans!

When the hunt is over the children give me the jellybean eggs that they found and gather around for the Magic Jellybean Prayer. Inside each jellybean egg is a part of a poem and several jellybeans. I open the eggs in order and read the rhyme and give each child a jellybean to eat and one to plant.

Magic Jellybean Prayer and Lollipop Garden

How to grow a lollipop garden from magic jellybeans:
-Read the Jellybean Prayer
-Plant the jellybeans in a pot of sugar or directly in the ground.
-Set the planted jellybeans in Easter Eve moonlight or Easter sunlight and wait for them to grow.
(Magic jellybeans will need all night to grow when using moonlight, but they grow in only a few short minutes when put in Easter sunlight.)
-Your magic jellybeans will become a tasty lollipop garden!

Magic Jellybean Prayer and Lollipop Garden

I found the poem I use for The Jellybean Prayer at Happy Home Fairy.
(By the way if you like all of the holiday ideas on my blog you’ll love Julie’s blog. Not only does she blog way more regularly than I do, but she’s super nice and sweet and not cranky and sarcastic like me ;) It’s a breath of fresh air compared to what you normally get around these parts. Shut up. < see?)

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The Jellybean Prayer (Free Printable) @ Happy Home Fairy

There is another version of The Jellybean Prayer that is all over the internet but I’m not really fond of it because I think the rhyme is cheesy and hardly has anything to do with Easter (orange is for the edge of night…whaaa?). So, because I’m picky I really prefer the prayer shared on Happy Home Fairy. I think the rhymes and colors make more sense and it’s sweet and simple for kids to understand.

Magic Jellybean Prayer and Lollipop Garden

I really try to avoid giving the children artificial colors and flavors when I can so I used Hammond’s Natural Lollipops (available on Amazon). The flavors you see below are Cherry (Pink, White, Red) and Peach Mango (Green, Orange, Red)
(They also have Butterscotch (Cream, Gold Stripe), Pomegranate (Red, Orange, White Stripe), Lemon (Yellow, White Stripe), Root Beer (Brown, Tan, White Stripe), Cinnamon (Red, White Stripe), Orange (Orange, White Stripe), and Mint (Red, White Stripe).
In the photo from 2012 I used YumEarth Organic Lollipops.
If you don’t mind the artificial colors you can find lots of colorful swirl lollipops on OrientalTrading.com
The jellybeans that I gave the kids to eat were vegetarian Green Beans All Natural Jelly Beans and Surf Sweets Organic Jelly Beans.
The jelly beans we planted were just regular ones from the dollar store and since we don’t eat them I save the bag for planting each year.
I got the Dudley’s Jelly Bean Filler Eggs at Hobby Lobby years ago. Good luck finding them anywhere online, I haven’t had any luck.

Magic Jellybean Prayer and Lollipop Garden

The kids have enjoyed planting the Magic Jellybeans for the past few years and this year Jonathan will be old enough to join in the fun with his sister and cousin.

Magic Jellybean Prayer and Lollipop Garden

Magic Jellybean Prayer and Lollipop Garden

Have you ever planted a Magic Jellybean Lollipop Garden? Is the Jellybean Prayer part of your Easter traditions? Let me know in the comments!

**DISCLOSURE: This post contains Amazon.com affiliate links. If you purchase something using these links I may get a small amount of money. This does not change my opinion of the products recommended, all opinions are my own.

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Easter Tradition: Easter Bunny Paw Print Trail (2013)


diy Easter bunny paw print trail tradition

For the third year in a row the Easter Bunny left white paw print tracks all over our family room (which is now the playroom).

(Watch video here)

diy Easter bunny paw print trail tradition

The kids had to follow the bunny trail to find their Easter baskets.

diy Easter bunny paw print trail tradition

The Easter bunny hopped in through the window just like he did in 2011 and 2012.

diy Easter bunny paw print trail tradition

This year he hid Jonathan’s Easter basket inside of the play kitchen.

diy Easter bunny paw print trail tradition

The Easter bunny hopped all over the playroom leaving his footprints behind.

diy Easter bunny paw print trail tradition

He even hopped onto the table to get a closer look at Adaline’s stuffed bunny.

diy Easter bunny paw print trail tradition

Then the Easter Bunny hid Adaline’s Easter Basket under the art table.

diy Easter bunny paw print trail tradition

Adaline searched for both Easter baskets since Jon is 14 months old and was not very interested in the whole thing.

diy Easter bunny paw print trail tradition

Adaline was so excited about the Easter Bunny’s footprints being everywhere, she just kept running around in circles pretending she was bunny!

diy Easter bunny paw print trail tradition

The kids enjoyed inspecting the Easter Bunny paw prints closely.

diy Easter bunny paw print trail tradition

Yet another fun visit from the Easter Bunny…that rascally rabbit! :)

diy Easter bunny paw print trail tradition

diy Easter bunny paw print trail tradition

Does the Easter Bunny leave paw prints at your house? Does he hide the Easter basket?
Let me know in the comments!

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Easter Tradition: Easter Bunny Paw Print Tracks (2012)


Easter bunny paw prints trail

The Easter Bunny visited and left a messy paw print trail all over the family room again!

(Watch video here)

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The bunny hopped in through the window and onto the sofa before hopping off to hide the Easter baskets.

Easter bunny paw prints trail

He hopped straight ahead and hid Jonathan’s Easter basket near the chair.

Easter bunny paw prints trail

And then the Easter Bunny hopped onto the chair and his trail continued across Adaline’s toy table (where he had left some Cadbury Eggs for Mommy and Daddy)…

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The Easter Bunny’s paw print tracks led to Adaline’s toy basket in the corner of the room where he hid her Easter basket.

Easter bunny paw prints trail

From there he hopped onto the end table and loveseat…

Easter bunny paw prints trail

…and then he hopped across the room again.

Easter bunny paw prints trail

And finally he hopped back onto the sofa and out of the window the way he came in.

Easter bunny paw prints trailwma

Does the Easter Bunny leave paw prints at your house? Does he hide the Easter basket?
Let me know in the comments!

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Our Trip to the Bunny Trolley 2011


Last year we made our first trip to the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum in Washington, PA to ride the Bunny Trolley. Adaline loved it and we’re planning a trip this year too. The Bunny Trolley opened yesterday.

Adaline enjoyed playing on the kid-sized trolley.

All aboard the Bunny Trolley!

Waiting for the Easter Bunny.

Adaline sticking her foot out of the window at the same time the lady is telling everyone to keep their arms and legs inside the trolley at all times.

The Easter Bunny arrives!

Adaline meets the Easter Bunny…handshakes and high-fives!

Weeee! The trolley is moving!

Time for photos with the Bunny.

After the trolley ride we got a chance to make a keepsake Easter card. Adaline colored with crayons and markers and we traced her hand.

Next was the Easter Egg “Hunt”.

Adaline really enjoyed picking up eggs and putting them in her basket. There was a limit of 7 eggs per child otherwise she would’ve been happy to collect them all!

Adaline’s stash from the hunt.

Believe it or not Adaline talked about the Bunny Trolley all year and she’s so excited to go back again this year and bring her baby brother.

If you live locally be sure to check out my post listing local Easter Egg Hunts and other events!

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