If you’re looking for a fun and easy winter craft idea for kids then be sure to check out this Winter Paper Plate Wreath! It is a great way to celebrate the change in season.
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This winter paper plate wreath is the perfect easy craft idea to help keep little ones stay busy on cold and blustery days. This is a great craft to do at home, in a classroom, or Sunday school. You just need a paper plate, crayons, and the printable winter art.
💭 Why you’ll love this craft
This is paper plate wreath is an easy winter art project for kids. It takes just a few quick minutes to set up and uses very basic supplies.
Kids can be creative and design their own wreath however they like. You can also add other items from your craft bucket like stickers, glitter, or stencils.
They are also great for kids who are learning scissor skills (although you can cut out the art for younger children).
🖍️ Supplies needed
You just need a few simple supplies for this craft:
- Paper plates
- Printable winter art (see below)
- Crayons, markers, or paint
- Tape or glue
✂️ How to make (step by step guide)
Begin by printing the art for the wreath (see below). Next, paint or color a paper plate their desired color(s) (image1).
Next, fold the plate in half and cut a circle out (image 2).
Color and then cut out the art for the wreath (image 3). Tape or glue on the wreath (image 4).
You can tape string or a pipe cleaner on the back to hang the wreath up with.
- I tried designing the snowflakes several ways to make them easy to cut out but I finally decided that the best way is to just leave some white around them and cut them out in a circle.
- You can also have your child put their own spin on this craft with things like stickers, ribbon, glitter, etc.
- Tape a folded pipe cleaner or string to the back so you can hang the wreath up.
- We used crayons for our wreath to avoid mess but you can also use paint or markers.
You can use a paper plate. Have your child use paint, crayons, or markers on a paper plate then fold in half and cut a circle out.
No, you don’t. You can use paint. I used crayons with my kids since it was less messy. You can use whatever you like (paint, markers, crayons, colored pencils, etc).
❤️ Other fun ideas:
🖨️ How to download and print the art for the wreath
To download and print the printables for the wreath click the black download button below. It will download as a PDF file for you to print. Print in black and white in portrait setting.
This printable is for personal and single classroom use only. No commercial reproduction of any kind is allowed. Do not link directly to the PDF.
If you tried this Winter Paper Plate Wreath or any other activity, printable, or recipe on my site, please let me know how it goes in the 📝 comments below. I would love to hear from you!