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Snowy Owl Paper Plate Craft

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Snowy Owl Paper Plate Craft

With cold winter weather upon us, my kids and I have been hard at work making crafts to pass the time away stuck indoors. One of our recent winter-themed crafts was a sparkly snowy owl made from plain paper plates.

Materials

Instructions

  1. Cut a notch from the top of one of the paper plates. Discard the notch.
  2. Cut a second paper plate in half.
  3. Mix the glitter with the glue.
  4. Cover the fronts of the paper plates with the glitter glue.
  5. Allow the glue to dry thoroughly.
  6. Glue the notched plate to the top of the whole plate with the notch side up.
  7. Glue the plate halves to the sides of the whole plate with the flat sides up and out.
  8. Cut a square and two legs from the orange paper.
  9. Fold the orange square in half.
  10. Glue two large wiggle eyes to the top center of the notched plate.
  11. Glue the folded square under the eyes with the open side pointing down.
  12. Glue the two orange legs to the bottom of the whole plate.
  13. Display the paper plate snowy owl.

Three White Paper Plates Cutting the Paper Plates for the Snowy Owl Craft

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Making Silver Glitter Glue Paper Plates Covered with Glitter Glue

Wiggle Eyes, Orange Owl Beak, and Two Orange Owl Legs Gluing Together the Glittered Paper Plates

Gluing the Owl Pieces on the Paper Plates Snowy Owl Paper Plate Craft

For more fun owl crafts, try my O Is for Owl Handprint Craft and Autumn Halloween Owl Footprint Craft.

Image Credits

Snowy Owl Paper Plate Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson
Three White Paper Plates © 2015 Heather Johnson
Cutting the Paper Plates for the Snowy Owl Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson
Making Silver Glitter Glue © 2015 Heather Johnson
Paper Plates Covered with Glitter Glue © 2015 Heather Johnson
Wiggle Eyes, Orange Owl Beak, and Two Orange Owl Legs © 2015 Heather Johnson
Gluing Together the Glittered Paper Plates © 2015 Heather Johnson
Gluing the Owl Pieces on the Paper Plates © 2015 Heather Johnson
Snowy Owl Paper Plate Craft © 2015 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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