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Paper Plate Animal Crafts

Paper Plate Animal Crafts

Here are the perfect crafts for animal lovers! With just a few paper plates and other basic crafting supplies, you can create an adorable dog, ferocious t-rex or slithering snake paper plate craft. Switch it up with different colored plates to make your animal unique. Help younger children by pre-cutting the pieces and letting them glue them on. For older kids, let them trace a template and cut, or even free-hand it. We hope you enjoy this super sweet project!





How To: Dog Paper Plate Craft

Here's a totally FETCH craft for dog lovers! With just a few paper plates and other basic crafting supplies, you can create this adorable dog paper plate craft. Black and white paper plates create a border collie look, but you could try different colors to make different breeds! Help younger children by pre-cutting the pieces and letting them glue them on. For older kids, let them trace a template and cut, or even free-hand it. We hope you enjoy this super sweet project!

Dog Paper Plate Craft

Materials Needed:



Instructions:

  • 1. From the white paper plate, cut the center of the dog's face. This will resemble the dog's muzzle and a forehead stripe.
  • 2. From one of the black paper plates, cut the dog's nose and mouth.
  • 3. From the same black paper plate, cut the dog's ears.
  • 4. From the orange paper plate, cut the dog's tongue.
  • 5. Glue the tongue onto the mouth.
  • 6. Glue the white center of the dog's face onto the center of the unused black paper plate.
  • 7. Glue the nose and mouth onto the white part of the face.
  • 8. Glue the ears to the top of the black paper plate.
  • 9. Glue the googly eyes under the ears.


  • How To: Fish Paper Plate Craft

    There's plenty of fish in the sea to inspire this paper plate fish craft. For this project all you need is two paper plates, a few cupcake wrappers, and some other basic crafting supplies. You can get creative with the plate colors you use, and could even use metallic cupcake wrappers for shimmery fish scales. Create a whole school of unique fish for an underwater scene!

    Fish Paper Plate Craft

    Materials Needed:



    Instructions:

  • 1. Cut a V-shape in the coral paper plate for the fish's mouth.
  • 2. Cut a V-shape from the teal paper plate for the fish's tail fin.
  • 3. Cut two smaller V-shapes from the teal paper plate for the fish's top and bottom fins.
  • 4. Glue the tail fin to the back of the fish, opposite of the mouth.
  • 5. Glue on the top and bottom fins.
  • 6. Glue the googly eye above the fish's mouth.
  • 7. Flatten a cupcake wrapper and cut it in half.
  • 8. Cut off the flat bottoms of the cupcake wrapper halves. Only the crinkled sides should be left.
  • 9. Cut the crinkled sides into pieces for the fish scales.
  • 10. Glue the fish scales onto the fish's body. Overlap them to create your desired look.
  • 11. Repeat with the other cupcake wrappers until the fish's body is covered.


  • How To: T-Rex Paper Plate Craft

    Create a roaring good time with this easy tyrannosaurus rex paper plate craft. All you need is one paper plate, some simple crafting supplies, and a little creativity. We made a red t-rex, but you could make him any color you please...purple t-rex, anyone?! Help younger children by pre-cutting the pieces. For older kids, let them trace a template and cut, or even free-hand it.

    T-Rex Paper Plate Craft

    Materials Needed:



    Instructions:

  • 1. Cut the t-rex's torso and tail from the paper plate. It should be one piece, using the curve of the plate for the belly and tail.
  • 2. From the extra piece of paper plate, cut the t-rex's head.
  • 3. From the extra piece of paper plate, cut the t-rex's arm.
  • 4. From the extra piece of paper plate, cut the t-rex's thigh and leg.
  • 5. From the extra piece of paper plate, cut the t-rex's teeth.
  • 6. Glue the teeth onto the t-rex's head so the white side of the plate is showing.
  • 7. Glue the head onto the top of the tyrannosaurus rex's body.
  • 8. Glue the arm onto the front of the tyrannosaurus rex.
  • 9. Glue the leg onto the bottom of the tyrannosaurus rex.
  • 10. Use the permanent marker to draw on an eye, nostril, and stripes.


  • How To: Snake Paper Plate Craft

    There's nothing scary about this simple snake paper plate craft! For younger children, you can draw on the swirl pattern for them to cut along. For older kids, let them create their own. The tighter the swirl, the more coils the snake will have! There are many options for decorating your snake. We used color-coding dot stickers, but markers, sequins and more will give you plenty of options for creating a unique snake skin pattern!

    Snake Paper Plate Craft

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    Instructions:

  • 1. Beginning at the edge of the fresh lime paper plate, cut a swirl pattern. The edge of the plate will be the snake's tail, while the center will be the snake's head. The tighter your swirl, the more coils your snake will have.
  • 2. Once you get to the center, cut the shape of the snake's head.
  • 3. Cut the tongue from the red paper plate.
  • 4. Glue the tongue onto the snake's head.
  • 5. Give your snake eyes with the stickers.
  • 6. Decorate your snake with the stickers.


  • How To: Panda Bear Paper Plate Craft

    Here's a sweet and simple paper plate craft that anyone can make. With just two paper plates and other basic crafting supplies, you can create this adorable panda bear plate craft. Help younger children by pre-cutting the pieces and letting them glue them on. For older kids, let them trace a template and cut, or even free-hand it.

    Panda Bear Paper Plate Craft

    Materials Needed:



    Instructions:

  • 1. From the black paper plate, cut two half circles for the panda bear's ears.
  • 2. From the black paper plate, cut two ovals for the panda bear's eyes.
  • 3. From the black paper plate, cut a circle for the panda bear's nose.
  • 4. Glue the ears to the top of the white paper plate.
  • 5. Glue the eye ovals under the eyes.
  • 6. Glue the googly eyes to the ovals.
  • 7. Glue the nose under the eyes.
  • 8. Use the permanent marker to draw on the panda bear's mouth.


  • How To: Frog Paper Plate Craft

    Here's a super fun and simple craft project for everyone to enjoy! This frog paper plate craft only requires a little bit of cutting, making it perfect for young children. Make this project at your frog-themed birthday party, or for a fun project at home or at school. All you need is a couple paper plates, basic crafting supplies, and creativity!

    Frog Paper Plate Craft

    Materials Needed:



    Instructions:

  • 1. Cut the green paper plate in half. Set aside one half.
  • 2. From the other half of the green paper plate, cut the piece for the googly eyes to sit on. The shape should be like the top of a heart.
  • 3. From the other half of the green paper plate, also cut the frog's legs from the rim.
  • 4. Cut a tongue from the red paper plate.
  • 5. Glue the googly eyes to the green eye piece. Glue the whole thing to the top of the other piece of the green paper plate.
  • 6. Glue the tongue to the bottom of the green paper plate.
  • 7. Glue the legs to the green paper plate.
  • 8. Glue the marker to draw on the frog's mouth and nostrils.


  • How To: Owl Paper Plate Craft

    Hooty hooooo—here's a fun, simple craft project for you! All you need is a couple paper plates and some basic crafting supplies to create this cute owl paper plate craft. This owl paper plate craft is perfect for a birthday party craft project, or for a project at school or home. It's sweet enough it could even be used for decoration in a nursery or children's bedroom. We created a white snowy owl, but you could also make a brown, black, or brightly colored bird!

    Owl Paper Plate Craft

    Materials Needed:



    Instructions:

  • 1. Cut the first white paper plate in half. This is the owl's wings.
  • 2. Form the owl's horns and head by cutting two small triangles from the top of the second white paper plate.
  • 3. Cut a triangle from the orange paper plate for the beak.
  • 4. Cut two circles from the grey paper plate, slightly bigger than your googly eyes.
  • 5. Glue the wings to the back of the second white paper plate.
  • 6. Glue on the grey eye circles, and glue the googly eyes on top of the eye circles.
  • 7. Glue the orange beak under the eyes.
  • 8. Use the marker to draw scalloped lines on the wings for feathers.


  • How To: Horse Paper Plate Craft

    Equestrians and horse lovers will fall in love with this charming horse paper plate craft! For this project all you need is a few paper plates, some basic crafting supplies, and a bit of creativity. Make this project at your horse-themed birthday party, or for a fun project at school or home. If you pre-cut the pieces, even small children can get in on the fun of assembling this horse. We created a grey horse, but you could use different colored plates to create a bay, palomino, or a black beauty!

    Horse Paper Plate Craft

    Materials Needed:



    Instructions:

  • 1. Cut the grey paper plate in half. Set one of the halves aside for the horse's body.
  • 2. Form the second grey half, cut the horse's head. Use the rim of the plate for the horse's mane.
  • 3. From the second grey half, also cut two legs and a tail.
  • 4. From the white paper plate, cut the saddle pad.
  • 5. From the black paper plate, cut the saddle, stirrup leather and stirrup, and bridle pieces.
  • 6. From the black paper plate, also cut the hooves.
  • 7. Begin assembling the horse by gluing on the head, legs, and tail.
  • 8. Glue the hooves to the legs.
  • 9. Glue the bridle pieces to the horse's head.
  • 10. Glue the saddle pad and saddle pieces to the horse's back.
  • 11. Add the dot sticker for the horse's eye.


  • How To: Swan Paper Plate Craft

    You won't believe how simple it is to create this adorable swan paper plate craft! All you need is a couple paper plates and some basic crafting supplies. This swan paper plate craft is perfect for a girl's swan or princess-themed birthday party. It's sweet enough it could even be used for decoration in a girl's nursery or bedroom. We created a white swan, but you could also make a black swan, or even a cute pastel-hued swan!

    Swan Paper Plate Craft

    Materials Needed:



    Instructions:

  • 1. Find the center line of the white paper plate. Cut out the top half of the paper plate, forming the swan's body and neck.
  • 2. Cut the swan's wing from the leftover piece of white paper plate.
  • 3. Cut the swan's beak from the pink paper plate.
  • 4. Glue the swan's wing to its body.
  • 5. Glue the swan's beak to its head.
  • 6. Add the dot sticker for the swan's eye.

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