Penguin Paper Plate Animal

Waddle you craft at home? This penguin craft is a cool idea! Make our penguin paper plate craft using Crayola supplies and items you already have on hand.

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  • Crayola Washable Paint
  • Crayola Washable Glue
  • Crayola Paint Brush
  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Paper Plate
  • Permanent Markers
  • Bright Coloured Cardstock

CIY Staff Tips:


Step 1

Flip paper plate upside-down and paint. Dry 1–2 hours. Add second coat. Dry 1–2 hours.

Step 2

Flip paper plate right-side up. Fold sides of plate inward and angled. Glue to secure.

Step 3

Fold top of paper plate down. Glue to secure.

Step 4

Sketch and cut out construction paper beak, feet, and eyes. Glue to plate.

Step 5

Cut out cardstock skirt and glue to plate. Let all glue steps dry 1–2 hours.

Step 6

Cut small slits in skirt to create fringe.

Step 7

Draw pupils and other details with markers for one cool penguin!

  • Occasion:

    • Rainy Day Crafts,

    • Birthday,

    • Upcycle Craft Ideas

  • Age:

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+

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