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.
PRETTY DREAM CATCHERS From A Little Craft in Your Day
Make some pretty beaded dream catchers with paper plates, yarn, beads, feathers and paint or markers.
PAPER PLATE SNAKE CRAFT From Crafty Morning
The round shape of the plates lends itself to so many fun ideas like these clever snakes.
DIY PAPER PLATE DINOSAUR CRAFT From Made To Be A Momma
Your dinosaur-loving kids are going to be thrilled with these easy-to-make dinos! How many different varieties can they make?
ADORABLE ROCKING SNAILS From Kids Craft Room
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!
SUPER CUTE PENGUIN CRAFT From Our Potluck Family
A little painting, gluing, and folding and your kids will have an adorable family of penguins!
PAPER PLATE FLOWER CRAFT From The Resourceful Mama
These would be so pretty hanging in a window. They make a great grandparent gift too!
FLOWER WREATH From 3 Dinosaurs
Hang them on your front door to welcome everyone to your home with a beautiful kid-made wreath.
PAPER PLATE BUTTERFLIES From Glitter On A Dime
The classic paper plate butterfly never goes out of style.
DIY PAPER PLATE CATERPILLAR From Glued To My Crafts
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.
WATERMELON PAPER PLATE CRAFT From Woo Jr
We can picture these watermelons being turned into mobiles or garlands for a summer party.
PAPER PLATE RAINBOW CRAFT From Messy Little Monster
Kids love rainbows! Hang them in their rooms or in your windows. Like the watermelons, these would make fun party decor.
FUN PIG TWIRLER From Kids Craft Room
This little pig is as much fun to play with as it is to make!
PAPER PLATE CHRISTMAS TREES From A Little Craft in Your Day
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!