8 Ways to Transform a Paper Plate…

Be inspired by our 8 favourite paper plate kids craft ideas, perfect for party activities, playgroups, youth groups or even in the classroom.

Kids will love creating their own paper plate craft to take home and proudly show off to the family.

Paper plate crafts are a great way to keep the kids occupied during school holidays and on rainy days.

Each craft idea can be easily adapted to suit children of all ages, but we recommend caution and adult supervision for younger kids.


1: Chick and Sheep Paper Plate Craft Idea – See idea

Our paper plate chick and sheep kids idea is a great group craft activity for the classroom or even at an Easter or birthday party.

Quite simple to make and therefore suitable for younger children, the kids will enjoy creating their own paper plate friend and taking them home.


2: Sunflower Paper Plate Calendar Craft – See idea

A bright and cheerful calendar kids craft, perfect as a gift or to hang on their bedroom wall.


3: Fish Paper Plate  – See idea

You don’t need to use paper plates in their original round form, you can cut bits out and add bits on too, as we have in this example.


4: Chick Paper Plate Rocker – See idea

It makes an ideal farm craft for younger kids and could also be used as an easy Easter craft. Brilliant for pre-school groups.


5: Sheep Paper Plate Rocker – See idea

This cute sheep rocker is great to make with little ones, especially pre-school children, who will love ripping and sticking the wool onto the plate.


6: Pig Paper Plate Rocker – See idea

This pink pig rocker is a brilliant farm craft for children.


7: Smiley Horse Paper Plate Craft – See idea

This horse paper plate idea would be a great farm craft for older kids. It also makes a perfect a cowboy or wild west craft project and could easily be adapted to be a unicorn.


8: Pirate Paper Plate Collage – See idea

This pirate craft shows that paper plates make a great base for a collage. Simply add a hanging hook or some ribbon and you can hang up your work.


We hope you found something to inspire a paper plate crafting session!

We would love to see your paper plate creations, just send us your photos via social media.

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