Easter Paper Plate Craft is perfect for little hands! This paper plate craft is so easy to do, and your child will love it. With a few supplies, you can make these Easter plates on a rainy spring day, as you count down to spring.
Easter crafts are always a hit in our home. Who doesn’t love a sweet and innocent bunny, colorful eggs, and of course baby chicks? Well, today I have an Easter egg craft that is calling your name. My Easter paper plate craft for kids is sure to bring giggles and laughs into your home or school.
Easy Easter Paper Plate Craft
This is a great preschool Easter craft to consider doing for daycare, school, or an at home project. Of course, older kids can enjoy this Easter egg plate as well. Display your Easter paper plate crafts in your home, a gift to a loved one, or let your child play with it for the day.
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What Size Of Party Plates For The Easter Paper Plate Craft
I found that the 6″ and the 9″ party paper plates work really well. You want them to be slightly different in size. If you live near a Dollar Tree make sure to check out their party supply area. That is a great place to snag really affordable plates for crafting. The Target dollar section, Dollar Stores, both have deals on party plates as well.
Benefits of Arts And Crafts For Kids
Arts and crafts are something we do in our home on a regular basis. Why? Because it is fun, educational, and can really help your child learn and develop in so many ways. Let me share some quick reasons why crafting is an amazing tool for your child.
Imagination & Creativity | Sitting down with your child and guiding them through the egg plate craft is great, but it also allows them to use their imagination on how they picture the colors of plates and yarn working together, and so on.
Following Instructions | A great tool for teaching your child to listen and follow instructions. Your kids will learn to listen to the next step and then execute them.
Hands-On Learning | Stringing the yarn, cutting, are all skills that are wonderful for your child to learn and practice on. Depending on the age will depend if they need help or not. I would recommend this craft to parents for sure. There are so many learning opportunities for your child.
How To Make Easter Paper Plate Craft
You want to download and print my free Easter egg template. I give you two sizes, so you can use it for the different sizes of plates. Then cut out the egg shape, and trace it onto your plate. Cut, punch holes, and lace with string. I share my full instructions below to walk you through each step!
Supplies Needed For Easter Paper Plate Craft
- 6″ and 9″ Party Paper Plates
- Yarn in Assorted Colors
- Scotch Tape
- Hole Punch
- Xacto Knife
- Cutting Mat
- Print this Easter Egg Template
Directions for Easter Paper Plate Craft
Start by printing the Easter Egg Template. There are 2 different sizes, the smaller template for the smaller dessert plates and the larger template for the dinner plates.
Cut out the Egg Shapes that you need
Place the Egg Shape on the Paper Plate and Trace using a sharpie or pencil.
Using a Xacto Knife cut out the egg shape from the inside of your plate
Use a Hole Punch to punch holes around the outside of your Egg Cutout
Make sure that you cut an even number of Holes, this will make lacing up the Easter Egg easier.
Cut off a long piece of string.
Tape one end of your string to the back side of the paper plate. You can also place a piece of tape around the other end of the tape to create a needle and make it easier to thread the yarn.
Lace up the yarn through the holes creating a criss-cross pattern over your egg cutout.
When finished secure the other end of the yarn using the second piece of scotch tape.
Easy Easter Craft For Kids
This Easter craft is so easy to make, colorful, and fun! Let your kids join in and have a blast making eggs to place in your home for display. As you can see it was so easy to make, and best of all you can do as many as you would like.