17 Paper Plate Craft Ideas For Kids

Easy Craft Ideas For Kids 

Stuck on craft ideas for kids?  Your kids will love making these fun paper plate crafts. If you’re looking for more craft ideas, you’re going to love our post 100+ Craft Ideas For Kids. It’s filled with easy craft activities for kids at home.

1. Desk Tidy

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As far as crafts for kids go, this desk tidy has to be one of the cutest!

2. Snake

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Using paint on bubble wrap gives this snake a lovely texture. It’s one of many awesome sensory craft ideas for kids.

3. Under the Sea

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Collect some shells and sand to create your own underwater or aquarium scene.

4. Mice

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How sweet is this family of mice! This is a super easy idea for when you want to schedule in some crafts for kids at home.

5. Rainbow

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Looking for some colourful craft activities for kids? Little ones love making this rainbow with paper plate cloud. It’s nice & easy too.

6. Watermelon Fan

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Perfect for hot summers, this watermelon fan can cool you down and also swat flies!

7. Bear Mask

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Paper plates are great for making heaps of different masks like this bear mask.

8. Magnet Maze

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More intricate to make, this diy maze will entertain your kids and teach them hand-eye co-ordination as they try to navigate their way around the maze.

9. Koala

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What other animals besides this koala can you make using different sized paper plates? Make a whole continent of animals with this crafts for kids idea!

10. Fish

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For those who can’t keep fish alive, you can bring one to life and make your own fish to keep!

11. Flower Wreath

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By using the rim of the plate and cutting out the centre, you can create some lovely wreaths for different occasions. This flower wreath uses stamped flowers, glued with buttons.

12. Balloon Car

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Kids will love making their own paper plate car that moves as the balloon lets out the air! What a fun little science experiment.

13. Easter Hat

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A great last minute idea for times like the Easter Hat Parade!  

14. Lion Mask

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Notice the way the ears, nose and whiskers of this lion mask are cut out to make this a 3D mask – pretty cool!

15. Dragon

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Do you have a little dragon lover in the house? Use the template from this diy and customise your own flying dragon.

16. Butterfly

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Using a paddle pop stick and some pipe cleaners, kids will love coming up with their own unique butterfly.

17. Balloon Tennis

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For some active indoor fun, blow up a balloon and make some paper plate tennis racquets for the kids to have hit.

Loved these craft ideas? You’ve got to look at our Craft Activities Mega List! It has over 100 kids craft activities that are easy to do & include items you probably already have at home. It’s awesome. You can share it with your friends too.

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