Paper plates crafts are a perfect indoor activity to help children stay occupied when the weather won’t let them get outside to play. We live in Houston, where the summer heat makes it impossible to go outside in the afternoon.
Whether you live in a hot climate or a cold place where winter activities outdoors are difficult, these paper plate crafts will help the days pass quickly while keeping your children entertained.
With a little paint, some markers, colored paper, glue, tape, and more, your kids can enjoy a fun afternoon crafting and being creative.
We found some of the best ideas for crafts your kids can do with paper plates to give your family some inspiration!
Dinosaurs are really fun for both girls and boys. It’s a fun theme to cover both at preschool, at home, or in the classroom and there is so much to teach and learn. A crafty activity like this can really help spark a child’s interest in Dinosaurs and history. Enjoy!
Every time you make a Paper Plate Rainbow Craft it turns out a little different, which means kids can do this activity for a while and not get bored. Once it's dry, you can add pipe cleaners, buttons, and more!
Do your kids love crafts? If your kids love Star Wars and crafts, they will love this easy Baby Yoda Paper Plate Craft. You only need a few supplies and a few minutes and you’ll have your very own Baby Yoda!
Looking for a fun and easy craft to do at home with your kids? You most likely already have everything you need, and it’s a great way to get outside this summer! Check out this super easy homemade bird feeder craft for kids!
This cute snail is the perfect craft for toddlers and preschoolers to make, combining paper plates with pompoms. If they love cute animals or have a fascination with mini beasts, they'll love this fun craft. It's easy to prepare and uses only simple supplies. There's even a free printable template to help you out!
This paper plate mermaid craft for kids is the perfect craft for those who have mermaid lovers in their life. It is great for preschoolers and up and can even be used as a craft to teach lacing skills to younger children.
Toilet paper roll and paper plate crafts are the best aren’t they? They can be used for so many things! Learn how to make the easiest toilet paper roll wind chimes from recycled toilet paper tubes and a paper plate!
Kids will love making their very own rainbow at home with this fun and easy Rainbow Cloud Craft! It’s easy enough for preschoolers and kindergarteners to make on their own with just a little help in the gluing department.
Star Wars fans of all ages will love making this adorable paper plate BB-8 craft. With the free printable template, this Star Wars craft is easy to do with your preschooler, kindergartener, and elementary school kids.
Are you looking for easy under the sea crafts for kids? Then try this adorable paper plate submarine craft. With only a few household items your children are able to create a fun yellow submarine display.
Your kids will LOVE making this Colorful and Bright Paper Plate Suncatcher Craft. Simple crafts are best, and it turns out, this craft is great for toddlers to do! Contact paper is wonderful, and when kids get to hang their crafts up in the window, even better. This is a super-easy, no-mess craft, great for little ones and big kids alike!
Creative play with props is a great way to get your child’s imagination soaring. These paper plate animal masks are sure to become not only a fun craft project to do with your toddler but a fun tool to use while reading books or playing pretend.
If your kids love fun paper crafts just wait until you see this adorable Handprint Paper Plate Wreath craft! It is SO cute and easy. Kids will love using their very own handprints to create this fun wreath in all shades of skin tone!
This fun Apple with Worm paper plate craft for kids is such a fun way to celebrate everything apples and fall. This fun craft will the perfect way to learn all about apples while incorporating some crafting fun.
You probably already have all the supplies required to make these Fruit Paper Plate Envelopes at home, so next time you need to send a letter or small gift, pop it inside a slice of watermelon or an orange wedge!
Paper Plate crafts are definitely a favourite types of craft. They are so simple, using supplies from around the home, and the end results can look really effective. These paper plate caterpillars are super cute,.