These super-simple paper plate
crafts are perfect for Easter fun and easy enough for all ages to enjoy! We've included 3 different Easter designs to create including an Easter basket, a chick and a bunny. Each design features a photo and written step-by-step instructions so you can easily create each plate. Help younger children by pre-cutting the pieces. For older kids, let them trace a template and cut, or even free-hand it. Whether you're making Easter crafts, or simply looking for some fun and inexpensive entertainment, these simple projects fits the bill.
How To: Easter Basket Paper Plate Craft
Hippity hoppity, Easter's on its way! Get ready for egg hunts and make this adorable paper plate Easter basket. It's simple enough that children can get in on the fun. Little ones may need help with the hole punch and cutting, but they can help with lacing the ribbon and gluing on the parts. Simply fill the basket with Easter basket grass and enjoy this sweet and unique Easter basket project!
1. Cut bunny ear shapes from the pink paper plate
2. Cut a circle bunny nose from the pink paper plate
3. Cut two ovals from one of the white paper plates for the bunny's muzzle.
4. Cut a half-circle from each of the unused white paper plates This will be the basket opening. Try to keep them as identical as possible.
5. Place the two white paper plates on each other so they form a basket shape.
6. Use the hole punch to punch holes around the plates. Keep the plates together so the holes line up.
7. Lace the ribbon through the holes and tie together at the top.
8. Glue on the bunny ears behind the opening of the basket.
9. Glue the googly eyes under the ears.
10. Glue the white oval muzzle pieces in an upside-down V shape near the bottom of the basket.
11. Glue the pink circle bunny nose in the center of the plate, overlapping the top of the muzzle pieces.
12. Fill with Easter basket grass.
How To: Chick Paper Plate Craft
Hatch some fun and create this cute and simple chick paper plate craft! Young and old will have fun making this easy chick project. Assist little ones by pre-cutting the shapes. Older kids can trace a template and cut, or free-hand it. Whether you're crafting for Easter, or just love chicks, give this project a try!
1. Cut a zigzap line across the middle of the white paper plate to look like a cracked egg.
2. Cut two wing shapes from the orange paper plate, using the rim of the plate.
3. Cut a small triangle beak from the remaining piece of orange paper plate.
4. Glue the cut white egg plate on top of the yellow paper plate. The rims of the plates should be nested on each other.
5. Glue the orange wings on opposite sides of the plate, with the rims nested.
6. Glue the googly eyes on the top of the plate.
7. Glue the orange triangle beak under the eyes.
8. Bend the yellow craft pipe cleaner in half and curl. Glue on the back of the plate to look like a tuft of chick fuzz.
How To: Bunny Paper Plate Craft
Here comes Peter Cottontail, hopping down the bunny trail! This super-simple, adorable bunny rabbit paper plate craft is easy enough for all ages to enjoy. Help younger children by pre-cutting the pieces. For older kids, let them trace a template and cut, or even free-hand it. Whether you're making Easter crafts, or simply crafting with a bunny-lover, this simple project fits the bill.
1. Cut two bunny ears from one of the gray paper plates.
2. Cut two bunny ear insides from the pink paper plate. Make them small enough to fit inside the gray ears.
3. Cut a circle bunny nose from the pink paper plate.
4. Cut two ovals from the white paper plate for the bunny's muzzle.
5. Glue the pink bunny ears insides onto the larger gray bunny ear pieces.
6. Glue the complete bunny ears to the back of the unused gray paper plate.
7. Glue the googly eyes near the top of the plate, under the ears.
8. Glue the white oval muzzle pieces in an upside down V shape near the bottom of the plate.
9. Glue the pink circle bunny nose in the center of the plate, overlapping the top of the muzzle pieces.