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Full Moon Black Cat Paper Plate Craft

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Full Moon Black Cat Paper Plate Craft

Full moons and black cats are synonymous with Halloween. Help your young crafter celebrate the holiday by making a simple but fun non-spooky full moon black cat paper plate craft.

Materials

  • Yellow, black, pink, and white nontoxic paint
  • White paper plate
  • Scrap cardboard
  • Cotton balls
  • Paintbrush

Instructions

  1. Pour some yellow paint onto the cardboard.
  2. Paint the front of the paper plate with the yellow paint.
  3. Allow the yellow paint to dry thoroughly.
  4. Pour some black paint onto the cardboard.
  5. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of black paint on your child’s foot.
  6. Press the footprint into the center of the plate.
  7. Wash the paint off your child’s foot.
  8. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of black paint on your child’s fingertip.
  9. Press two black fingertip prints on top of the heel of the footprint. Reapply the paint as needed.
  10. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  11. Use a paintbrush to paint a black tail extending from the bottom inside of the footprint.
  12. Pour some pink paint onto the cardboard.
  13. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of pink paint on your child’s fingertip.
  14. Press a pink fingertip print in the center of the two black fingertip prints and in the center of the heel of the footprint. Reapply the paint as needed.
  15. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  16. Use a paintbrush to paint a cat mouth extending from the single pink fingertip print.
  17. Pour some white paint onto the cardboard.
  18. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin layer of white paint on your child’s fingertip.
  19. Press two white fingertip prints onto the heel of the footprint about the pink print. Reapply the paint as needed.
  20. Wash the paint off your child’s finger.
  21. Use a paintbrush to paint on white cat whiskers and white cat toes.
  22. Use a paintbrush to paint two black dots in the centers of the white fingertip prints.
  23. Display the full moon black cat paper plate craft!

Painting the Paper Plate Yellow Yellow Paper Plate

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Black Footprint on Yellow Paper Plate Adding Two Black Fingertip Prints

Painting on a Black Cat Tail Adding Three Pink Fingertip Prints

White Cat Eyes, Whiskers, and Toes Painting on Black Pupils

Full Moon Black Cat Paper Plate Craft

For more fun non-spooky Halloween craft ideas, try my Halloween Spider and Black Cat Handprint Craft and my Black Cat Paper Plate Craft.

Image Credits

Full Moon Black Cat Paper Plate Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson
Painting the Paper Plate Yellow © 2014 Heather Johnson
Yellow Paper Plate © 2014 Heather Johnson
Black Footprint on Yellow Paper Plate © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Two Black Fingertip Prints © 2014 Heather Johnson
Painting on a Black Cat Tail © 2014 Heather Johnson
Adding Three Pink Fingertip Prints © 2014 Heather Johnson
White Cat Eyes, Whiskers, and Toes © 2014 Heather Johnson
Painting on Black Pupils © 2014 Heather Johnson
Full Moon Black Cat Paper Plate Craft © 2014 Heather Johnson

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Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, daughter, son, dogs, and cat. She writes The Parenting Patch, which is a parenting blog, information, and news plus reviews, recipes, crafts, homeschooling, and more.

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