58 Paper Plate Crafts for Kids
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When your kids use their imagination, even the most ordinary items can turn into something extraordinary. Take paper plates, for example. While someone with no creativity will only see an eating surface, your kids probably see thousands of opportunities for craft projects. If they need a bit of inspiration to spark their creativity, use this list of 58 Paper Plate Crafts for Kids that will turn craft time into a free activity. Since you already have stacks of paper plates around your house, these awesome kids' crafts don't require any running to the store and spending a lot of money.
We've made your job even easier on you by sorting these paper plate crafts by age. Your kids can go directly to their age group to find crafts that are perfect for their skill level. Searching through hundreds and hundreds of paper plate crafts isn't necessary when they are neatly divided for your kids right here.
Whether your kids are a fan of the deep blue sea or they'd rather stay on land, there is the perfect paper plate craft for them. All different interests are touched upon in this diverse group of ideas. A stack of paper plates will last your kids for years and through hundreds of craft projects, so you'd better stock up. Your little ones will want to use paper plates to make the amazing craft projects that they'll find below. There are paper plate crafts for your three-year-old son and even your fourteen-year-old daughter. Who knew that one material could be so versatile?
58 Paper Plate Crafts for Kids
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Jellyfish, and penguins, and owls, oh my! Those round, disposable trays now have many different looks, and they won't be making their way to the garbage. A plain circle is the perfect base for any animal craft. These paper plate crafts are really creative using the plate as the body, the head, the feathers, and wings. These ideas are extremely inspirational since they all think outside of the box to turn a plate into an adorable animal.
- Beachy Plate Sand Dollars
- Chickie Paper Plate Crafts
- Toddler-Friendly Jellyfish Craft
- Pearly Paper Oyster
- Paper Plate Penguin
- Spiky Stegosaurus
- The Very Hungry Paper Plate Caterpillar
- Mertle the Turtle
- Fun Fine Motor Octopus Craft
- Radical Rainbow Fish
- Fintastic Paper Plate Fish
- Pretty Proud Paper Peacock
- Baby Chick Paper Plate Craft
- Patterned Plate Owls
- Colorful Scales Rainbow Fish
- Colorful Fish Paper Craft
- Tropical Reef Fish
- Colorful Paper Plate Birds
- 3D Goldfish Bowl
- Tropical Toucan Crafts
- Paper Plate Owls in Ca-hoots
- Top Secret Chicken Craft
- Hoppity Paper Plate Frog Mask
- Happy Paper Plate Hippo
- Fluffy Sheep Paper Plate Mask
A great way to save money on crafts is to find things that are already lying around your house for your little ones to use. 35 Kids Activities and Easy Kids Crafts from Household Items will give you some great ideas on how you can use your everyday materials.
Your kids can celebrate all of their favorite holidays with paper plate crafts for kids. Holidays can get expensive, but if they craft with paper plates, you'll be able to save more money. Whether your kids are masquerading for Mardi Gras or getting spooky for Halloween, these holiday crafts for kids will get them in the spirit.
- Mardi Gras Masquerade
- Masked Mardi Gras Paper Plate Craft
- Spectral Skeleton Masks
- Journey of the Mayflower
- Crazy Clothespin Turkey Feathers
- Sweet Paper Plate Pumpkin Pie
- Priceless Personalized Mayflower
- Paper Festival of Lights
- Paper Plate Christmas Trees
- Jolly Teaching Santa
- Easy Peasy Snowman Crafts
- Perfect Paper Plate Angels
- NYE Paper Plate Craft
- Groundhog Day Paper Plate Craft
- Hanging Hearts Paper Plate Mobile
- Spidey Cents
- Spinning Light Up Jack-O'-Lantern
- Wicked Witch Hats
The fun doesn't stop at animals or holidays. In fact, it never stops with paper plate crafts. Once your kids have made their way through this list, they can start thinking of their own ideas to transform boring plates into fantastic craft projects. This eclectic list below should really start turning their wheels because this list ranges from UFOs to princess hats and covers pretty much everything in between.
- Apple Art for Preschoolers
- Paper Princess Accessories
- Princess Paper Plate Hat
- Bejeweled Paper Plate Sun
- Pastel Paper Plate Flowers
- Paper Plate Spring Wreaths
- Flying Paper Plate Frisbee
- Paper Plate UFO Craft
- Chinese Drums
- Cat in the Hat Mask
- Hawaiian-Inspired Paper Plate Art
- Paper Plate Garden
There are so many different crafts that will have your little ones turning plain old materials into wonderful works of art. Trash to Treasure: 92 Recycled Crafts has a ton of awesome craft ideas that your kids will love to get their hands on!
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