Kids are going to love making these paper plate crafts. We have a Mayflower ship, fish bowl, paper plate shakers, and so much more.
Do you always seem to end up with leftover disposable party supplies as we do after entertaining at home? These fun crafts are perfect for that, they are also a great craft activity to do at school with kids.
Paper plate crafts for kids
Paper plate fish bowl
Kids are going to love making this paper plate fish bowl craft. Although I’m sharing all of the details to make your own at 5 Minutes for Mom, this craft is one straight out of our book The Big Book of Kids Activities. Inside the book, we also show you how to make a marble maze, watermelon suncatcher, snail, and a rainbow craft too.
Mayflower sailing ship paper plate
Teach your kids about the history of Thanksgiving and the pilgrims being transported on the Mayflower while you make this fun paper plate Mayflower sailing ship craft. The full instructions to make this boat craft are on Kids Activities Blog.
Paper plate school bus
How fun is this paper plate school bus? This is the perfect craft to get kids prepared for and excited to head back to school this year. You can attach a photo of them as a passenger on the bus in the window too. My tutorial to make your own at Kids Activities Blog.
Fall paper plates
These paper plate fall craft ideas are so much fun to make throughout autumn and Thanksgiving. We show you how to make an apple, an owl, a scarecrow, a pilgrim, a turkey, and a pumpkin.
Paper plate snowglobe
This paper plate snowglobe craft might be Christmas-themed, but you can make a winter-themed one too. Head over to Kids Activities where I’m showing you how to make this fun project with kids. We’ve got free printable coloring pages that can be used as the backdrop including the Christmas one you see along with polar bears, snowmen, snowflakes, and more.
Paper plate shakers
Whether you make these paper plate shakers to celebrate New Year’s Eve or a birthday party they are so much fun. These are the perfect project for kids to make. You can attach anything you like to their front, including names, numbers, or stickers to make them themed for any event.
Paper plate turkey
Look at how bright and colorful this paper plate turkey craft is! Kids are going to love making this fun Thanksgiving craft this year. It’s a great way to keep them occupied on a rainy day, or while you are getting everything prepared to host Thanksgiving dinner for your family and friends.
Paper plate snowman
Kids are going to love making this fun paper plate snowman craft. Put glitter or snowflakes inside and turn it into a paper plate snowglobe that they can have fun with all winter.
Hocus Pocus Halloween craft
If you are looking for a super fun and easy costume idea this Halloween, then these Sanderson Sisters paper plate masks are sure to be a hit. Just pair them with a witch’s dress and you are ready to go. You’ll find my instructions to make these fun masks at Kids Activities Blog.
Paper plate wreath
This fun paper plate wreath is the perfect Christmas craft for preschoolers. They will love dyeing pasta to decorate their wreath craft too. You can also supply them with paint and a paintbrush so that they can paint the paper plate before adding the pasta and ribbon.
Rainbow paper plate craft
Did you see a rainbow outside? Make that memory last forever by making rainbows out of paper plates and then photograph them outside where you saw a rainbow. The kids will love having their own rainbow, plus a photo of the memory. You’ll find my instructions to make this fun craft at Kids Activities Blog. This also makes a great craft for St. Patrick’s Day.