Who loves paper plate crafts as much as I do? A paper plate is one of my favourite craft supplies. Aside from being easy to find and inexpensive, they’re SO versatile. If we’re ever stuck for a craft idea here in my daycare, with just a little imagination, we can almost always think of something to make out of a paper plate!
Here are 17 of my favourite paper plate crafts for toddlers and preschoolers. They’re perfect for the home or classroom, or for those days when you just want a quick and easy craft to make with your child.
17 Fun and Easy Paper Plate Crafts for Kids
Please click through on the links provided to see the step-by-step instructions for each craft.
Make a Paper Plate Apple with coffee bean “seeds”.
Decorate a Paper Plate Donut with homemade coloured rice “sprinkles”.
Make a paper plate Sunflower! Snip around the edge of a painted plate and decorate the center with coffee beans and corn kernels.
Decorate a slice of watermelon with coffee beans, black lentils or real watermelon seeds.
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Jackie is a mom, wife, home daycare provider, and the creative spirit behind Happy Hooligans. She specializes in kids’ crafts and activities, easy recipes, and parenting. In 1997, Jackie stepped out of the corporate world to start a family and to open her own home daycare. She began blogging in 2011, and today, Happy Hooligans inspires more than 2 million parents, caregivers and Early Years Professionals all over the globe.