This simple, cute cone cup Easter kitty craft is a fun activity that also adds a unique and creative centerpiece on the table at your Easter dinner or Easter party right here in Spokane. They simply add verve and festive fun for people of all ages to enjoy.
The supplies needed for this easy-to-make, economical project are paper cone cups or you may make your own from construction paper, scissors, white craft glue, markers, crystal gems for eyes, and craft paint.
If you’ve elected to use construction paper, roll 2 pieces into cone shapes then tape or glue into position.
Trim the ends with the intention that the cones will then stand freely on the table.
Take one cone and cut off the pointed end around 2” from the tip.
Dab a little glue to the narrow end of the cone you have cut and insert into the other cone--tip first-- into the narrow end.
Cut out two ears from construction paper, about 4” long. Cut two more about two inches. You may also cut an addition two ears, slightly smaller, from another colored construction paper for the inner ear.
Glue the ears inside the top cone. The smaller ears on top of the larger ears to give the appearance of a cat dressed up like the Easter Bunny.
Cut a tiny triangle nose and 8 narrow strips for whiskers from construction paper.
Use crystal gems for eyes. Glue on the eyes nose, whiskers and draw on the mouth to decorate the cat’s face.
Cut a austere bow tie from construction paper and glue onto the neck area, in the position where the two cones meet.
Cut out a 2.5” oval from construction paper, then cut in two to make the kitty’s feet. Use the craft paint to create paw pads and draw in toes. Glue to the facade of the bottom
Cut a band of construction paper for the front legs just long enough to go around the cones. Glue to the backside of the cat and wrap them around each other in the front then glue in place.
Cut an egg shape from a sheet of construction paper and decorate it with craft paint if you so choose. .Glue behind the arms so that it looks like your cat is bringing you a gift.
Pack the top of head with Easter grass, jelly bean and foil wrapped chocolate eggs.
These delightful little cats also make great decorations for the office or a teacher’s desk.