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Turn your child into the Easter bunny with face paints! We’ve got a step-by-step guide to show you how to do it for your child just like the professional face painters do…
- Face paints in the following colours: white, pink, black (see 4 of the best face paints for children, below)
- A medium brush
- A damp sponge
Here’s how to face-paint an Easter bunny for your child…
First, paint the white base
- With the sponge and the white paint, create a bunny-shaped base over your child’s nose, eyelids, lower forehead, cheeks and top lip.
- Dab a little white paint over the middle of your child’s lower lip
Next add the pink details
- With the brush and the pink paint, carefully draw two large arches, one over each of your child’s eyes.
- Pop a dot on their nose.
- Use the sponge to create a rosy edge to the cheeks.
4 of the best face paints for children
- Snazaroo Ultimate Party Pack Face Paint Kit, £19.99: Contains 10 1ml colour pots, 2 glitter gels, 4 sponges, 2 brushes and a face-painting guide. Age 3+
- Little Brian Face Paint Sticks, £19.99: Contains 24 colour sticks that twist up and down like a glue stick and include metallic and day-glo shades. Also comes with a brush and a booklet of 12 face-painting ideas. Age 3+
- BioKidd Natural Face Body Paint Wash, £22.90: Contains 10 10ml pots of paints, made with beeswax/clay/mineral-based ingredients and ready to use without wash. No brush supplied. Age 3+
- Galt Face Painting Set, £13: Contains 7 paints in a palette, 5 paint sticks, 2 brushes, 2 sponges, stencils and a guide. Age 5+
Then add the finishing touches
- With the black paint, draw on the whiskers and eye details.
- Outline the pink dot on the nose with a heart shape.
- Define the mouth and draw a upside-down triangle between the top lip and nose. Fill in the triange.
- Add 2 ‘teeth’ by drawing a vertical line in the middle of the white paint on your child’s lower lip.
And you’re done!
- See more face-painting ideas at Snazaroo