These paper plate animals have got to be some of the cutest around! The kit by, Here Fashion is lots of fun to put together contains everything you need, and is simple enough for our youngest crafters while also being engaging for older children. Today we are taking a closer look at one of their fun paper plate animal kits. Perfect as a quick and easy make-at-home craft or to use as inspiration for your own DIY paper plate crafts.
Paper Plate Animals
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We love to make crafts from scratch but there are times where we are short on time or energy but still want to do something creative and fun with the kids. This is where kits like the ones by Here Fashion are so great! Our girls were lucky to receive one of their paper plate animal kits to test out and it didn’t disappoint. Now you can get 20% off orders before 19th June with the code DIYTHOUGHT20 to test it out for yourself!
These kits are suitable for ages 3+ (or even younger with supervision and help) however our girls are 6 and 9 and both of them loved making the paper plate animals! Both could make up their animals totally independently which is a win for parents who want something fun and creative for their kids that doesn’t take much parental input.
If you are wanting to recreate this craft at home without purchasing the kit then that is possible too! Have a look at the photos of our assembled animals for inspiration. Use cardstock and cut out similar shapes to the animal you want to recreate. With a Sharpie or other similar pen add on the eye details. Once all of the pieces have been designed at cut out the fun really begins. Give all of the pieces to your child to assemble. Use some double-sided sticky tape to stick each piece onto a paper plate to create the animal of your choice.
You Will Need
- The Here Fashion Paper Plate Art Kit. This kit comes with everything that you need. It includes easy pop-out pieces, instructions, and adhesive tapes.
Let’s Get Creating
This kit really couldn’t be simpler. We started by looking at the made-up examples in the instruction book and deciding who was going to make which character. There was much discussion and thankfully with 10 different animals to construct we could all make some animals that we were happy with. Miss 6 made the chicken, giraffe, tiger, and zebra, while Miss 9 made the owl, frog, and peacock. The remainder, pig, fish, and tree were left for me (just quietly the fish was my favorite so I was happy with that).
Once all of the decision-making was out of the way we all selected the paper plate that matched our animal and the pop-out card. All of the pieces were popped out, the adhesive tape and small adhesive foam squares attached to the back of the pieces, and then stuck into place. It could be a good idea to place the pieces on first to get optimal positioning however the girls decided against this and went straight to sticking them all on.
This kit really was a lot of fun to make up. We had lots of nice discussions and chatter. Laughter from the girls about my pig and its big smile and talk about Miss 6’s chicken and how it is dancing because the legs are off to the side. This would be a great craft activity at birthday parties or for some stress-free rainy day crafty fun.
Other Fun Crafts
Looking for more crafty fun? Check out these super fun kids crafts.
- Newspaper/ Magazine Shape Penguins
- Painted Polar Bear Craft
- Popsicle Stick Birdhouse Craft
- Scratch Art Spider Craft
Thank you for stopping by. We hope this paper plate animal craft has inspired you to get creative today!