We love paper plate crafts, and especially making Paper Plate Animals. There are so many great examples and ideas of what animals you can turn a paper plate into, I thought it would be fun to gather all my favourite ideas together in one post for you.
Paper plates lend themselves nicely in to being a wide array of animals, from those you will find in your garden to those that live under the sea. The only limit is your imagination!
So, if you need some ideas and inspiration here are some of the best ideas for paper plate animals that kids can make.
Pin Paper Plate Animals For Later!
Paper Plate Garden Critters
Now that the summer seems to be on it’s way, we have been doing a lot of crafts about the insects and animals that we find in our garden. Using them as inspiration for paper plate animals is a great idea!
Paper Plate Butterfly Craft– by Real Life at Home
Paper Plate Bumble Bee– by Blissful Domestication
Paper Plate Snail– by This N That With Olivia
Paper Plate Feathered Friends
With so many different species of birds, there so much inspiration!
Paper Plate Toucan– by Pink Stripey Socks
Paper Plate Flamingo Craft– by The Inspiration Edit
Paper Plate Peacock– by Artsy Momma
Paper Plate Zoo Animals
There are lots of zoo animals that lend themselves quite nicely to paper plate crafts too, the more colourful the better!
Paper Plate Lion– by 3 Dinosaurs
Leopard Paper Plate Craft– by The Inspiration Edit
Elephant Paper Plate– by Babies to Bookworms
Paper Plate Farm Yard Animals
Look no further than your local farm yard for inspiration for your paper plate animal crafts.
Pig Craft For Kids– by Simple Everyday Mom
Paper Plate Wooly Sheep– by Our Crafts N Things
Paper Plate Cow– by The Joy of Sharing
Paper Plate Sea Creatures
I think this might be my favourite section, under water creatures with all their different forms and bright colours, are great as paper plate animals!
Paper Plate Seahorse Craft– by Simple Everyday Mom
Paper Plate Jelly Fish– by Non-Toy Gifts
Paper Plate Fish– by Natural Beach Living
I really hope that this has given you some ideas of what you can turn a humble paper plate animal into, what one is your favourite?
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