Paper plates are really inexpensive and easy to work with, making them ideal for kids’ crafts. Add some markers, paints, and a few other simple, inexpensive craft supplies from the dollar store like yarn, pompoms, and googly eyes, and you’ve got some fantastic Paper Plate Crafts for Kids.
We have rounded up some of our favorite paper plate crafts here. These are great activities for rainy days, crafting on a road trip, or anytime you hear those dreaded words, I’m bored!
Popsicle stick crafts are another fun, easy, and really inexpensive craft idea!
Paper Plate Crafts for Kids.
Make some pretty beaded dream catchers with paper plates, yarn, beads, feathers and paint or markers.
The round shape of the plates lends itself to so many fun ideas like these clever snakes.
Your dinosaur-loving kids are going to be thrilled with these easy-to-make dinos! How many different varieties can they make?
The little ones will get a kick of how cute these snails are, but the fact that they rock back and forth will take them to the next level of excitement!
A little painting, gluing, and folding and your kids will have an adorable family of penguins!
These would be so pretty hanging in a window. They make a great grandparent gift too!
Hang them on your front door to welcome everyone to your home with a beautiful kid-made wreath.
The classic paper plate butterfly never goes out of style.
These caterpillars would be a great tie-in with the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar. The kids could even make paper food to go along with it.
We can picture these watermelons being turned into mobiles or garlands for a summer party.
Kids love rainbows! Hang them in their rooms or in your windows. Like the watermelons, these would make fun party decor.
This little pig is as much fun to play with as it is to make!
Save this idea for the holidays. A grouping of these trees would look adorable on your table or mantel.
Which of these fun paper plate crafts will your kids want to make first? Share them on social media with the hashtag #ALCIYD so we can see their adorable creations!