Dozens of fun and easy paper plate crafts for every letter of the alphabet!
It’s taken us a LONG time to complete our mission, but we have finally finished our A-Z paper plate craft collection! So far, we have at least one paper plate craft for every letter of the alphabet, and because we love crafting with paper plates so much, I’ll be adding more.
If you’ve been following us for a while, you’ve probably heard me talking about this paper plate A-Z series for months.
It all started a year and a half ago. One warm, September afternoon, Sophie and I were sitting under the maple tree in the backyard, crafting with paper plates. As we crafted, we began reminiscing about all of the things we’ve made with paper plates during her years here in my home daycare. As she was rhyming them off, I was thinking holy moly, we’ve made a lot of paper plate crafts over the years.
I got thinking it might be fun to keep adding to our collection until we had at least one paper plate craft for every letter of the alphabet. And that’s how the idea for the A-Z paper plate collection was born.
To organize this mission, Sophie and I made a master-list. We listed all of the letters of the alphabet down the left-hand side of a piece of paper. Then beside each letter, we wrote down any paper plate crafts we’d made beginning with that letter, or we left the space blank. Obviously, a blank space indicated that we needed to make a craft for this letter.
Over the next year and a half, every-so-often, the hooligans and I would pull out our master-list and we would brainstorm an idea for one of the letters we were missing. Then, of course, we’d get to work, and create another craft for the collection.
Some of the letters were very challenging!. It took us forever to think of a really good paper plate craft for the letters I and Q. There are lots of things that start with I and Q, but not many that you can make out of a paper plate! I think you’ll love the paper plate “Ice Cream” and the “Quilt” that we came up with.
The letters X, Y and Z were challenging too, but we were able to come up with some great ideas for those letters too! No matter what letter you’re focusing on , we have a paper craft to match it!.
I hope you love this A-Z paper plate collection as much as we do. The hooligans had such a great time working their way through it. And it was fun to have a series on the go for such a long period of time!
All of the paper plate crafts listed below are accompanied by a click-able link that will take you to the full instructions for the project.
A-Z Paper Plate Crafts for Every Letter of the Alphabet!
Before we begin, I’ll provide you with these affiliate links for two types of paper plates:
**Click the underlined links to see the full instructions for each craft.
Letter A: Apple
Letter I: Paper Plate Ice Cream Sundae
Letter M: Mask
Letter O: Paper Plate Owl
Letter Q: Paper Plate Quilt
Letter R: Rainbow
Letter U: Paper Plate Umbrella
Letter V: Valentines
Letter X: X-ray
Letter Y: Yarn
and last but not least…
Letter Z : our adorable paper plate Zebra
A big thanks to the hooligans for all of their brainstorming and creativity, helping me put this fun collection together!
I will continue to add to it each time we make another paper plate craft.
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