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12 Awesome Paper Plate Animal Crafts

All animal-loving kids will adore these 12 awesome paper plate animal crafts. Paper plate crafts are fantastic as they usually don’t require too many resources and are easy to do which makes them a great craft project for children of all ages. Even preschoolers and toddlers can take part in paper plate crafts with a little help from an adult. We have searched and found 10 of the most awesome paper plate animals around so all you have to do is pick your favorite from this list and click the link to be taken to the tutorial and get crafting!

12 Awesome Paper Plate Animal Crafts

12 Awesome Paper Plate Animal Crafts

1. Paper Plate Peacock

paper plate peacock

Easy Peasy And Fun have a great range of paper plate craft tutorials. This awesome peacock is easy to make and fun to decorate. Mix it up and make your peacock in different colors.

2. Paper Bag Monkey

paper bag and paper plate monkey

Combine paper bag and paper plate crafting and create your own paper bag monkey. We are loving this adorable monkey and with the addition of the paper bag he turns into a fun puppet! Head over to I Heart Crafty Things to get the full tutorial.

3. Miss Spider Paper Plate Craft

paper plate spider

Skip the scary spider and create this adorable Miss Spider craft instead. This spider craft has been inspired by the book, Miss Spiders Tea Party. You can find out more about this craft and the book over at The Pinterested Parent.

4. Cotton Ball Painted Snail

paper plate snail

This snail is colorful and fun. Painted with cotton balls this is a craft that all ages will enjoy. Little kids will need help with cutting the snail but will be amazed by the finished result. Head over to Kids Activities Blog to find out more about this craft project.

5. Paper Plate Possum

paper plate possum

Protected in Australia but a pest in New Zealand the possum may bring different emotions depending on where you are from. Still, he is fluffy and cute so most kids will love them. Head over to The Craft Train to find out more about the possum and this fun craft.

6. Paper Plate Bunny

paper plate bunny rabbit

The perfect Easter craft or fun year-round for the bunny loving child. Our girls can never get enough of cute bunny rabbits so they will love making this fun paper plate craft. Find out more at The Best Ideas For Kids.

7. Butterfly Craft

paper plate butterfly

This adorable butterfly is aimed at preschoolers but older children will also love creating their own colorful butterfly. Made from a toilet tube base and paper plate wings this is a great recycled craft. Decorate with all sorts of items from your craft box to make your own original version of this butterfly. Found over at Arty Crafty Kids.

8. Paper Plate & Cupcake Liner Owl

paper plate owl

How totally adorable are these paper plate owls! This paper plate owl craft is extra special with the cupcake liner eyes. If you don’t have any cupcake liners you could make some circles from paper as an alternative or just paint them on. Get the full tutorial from A Little Pinch Of Perfection.

9. Paper Plate Sheep

paper plate sheep

This sheep craft is perfect for spring, a farm study or kids who love the movie Shaun The Sheep! Made using shredded paper, this is a great recycled project. Read the full tutorial over at Housing A Forest.

10. Paper Plate Jellyfish

paper plate jellyfish

Get your paper plates and yarn out to create this awesome jellyfish craft. Click here to read the full tutorial at Non-Toy Gifts.

11. Paper Plate Bumblebee

paper plate bumblebee

This cute bumble bee is a lot of fun to make. You will need tissue paper and lots of glue to create this bumblebee and googly eyes and a pom-pom for his face. Bumblebees are fascinating so why not do a little research while completing this craft. Read the full tutorial over at Blissful Domestication.

12. Rocking Piggies

paper plate pig

A paper plate craft that really rocks! These rocking piggies are as fun to play with as they are to make. Head over to Red Ted Art to read the full tutorial.

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