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Paper Plate Penguin Craft

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Paper Plate Penguin Craft

When you look in my craft supplies, you will find quite a few household items including paper plates. For a recent winter-themed craft, my daughter and I made some simple but cute penguins made from paper plates.

Materials

Instructions

  1. Fold two sides of the paper plate in.
  2. Fold the resulting point of the paper plate down.
  3. Open up the paper plate.
  4. Paint of the backs of the folds black.
  5. Allow the paint to dry thoroughly.
  6. Refold the paper plate.
  7. Glue the folds down.
  8. Cut two feet and one triangle from the orange paper.
  9. Glue the two feet to the bottom back of the paper plate.
  10. Glue the orange triangle to the end of the glued down point.
  11. Glue two wiggle eyes above the orange triangle.
  12. Display the paper plate penguin.

White Paper Plate for Paper Plate Penguin Craft Folding the Sides of the Paper Plate for Paper Plate Penguin Craft

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Folding the Tip of the Paper Plate for Paper Plate Penguin Craft Painting the Folds of the Paper Plate for Paper Plate Penguin Craft

Paper Plate Folds Painted Black for Paper Plate Penguin Craft Gluing the Orange Feet on the Paper Plate Penguin Craft

Gluing Eyes on the Paper Plate Penguin Craft Finished Paper Plate Penguin Craft

For more fun penguin crafts, try my Sensory Snow Globe Penguin Craft, P Is for Penguin Handprint Craft, and Paper Tube Penguins Craft.

Image Credits

Paper Plate Penguin Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
White Paper Plate for Paper Plate Penguin Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
Folding the Sides of the Paper Plate for Paper Plate Penguin Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
Folding the Tip of the Paper Plate for Paper Plate Penguin Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
Painting the Folds of the Paper Plate for Paper Plate Penguin Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
Paper Plate Folds Painted Black for Paper Plate Penguin Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
Gluing the Orange Feet on the Paper Plate Penguin Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
Gluing Eyes on the Paper Plate Penguin Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson
Finished Paper Plate Penguin Craft © 2016 Heather Johnson

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Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, children, dogs, and cat. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing and master's degrees in library and information science and English studies with a concentration in linguistics.

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