5 Christmas Activities using Paper Plates

5 Christmas Activities using Paper Plates

Emily Chin

Christmas season is approaching and it’s time to start planning your seasonal activities! Here are some fun and decorative ideas using paper plates!

Christmas Wreath

What you will need:

  • Paper Plates
  • Green texters
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Decorations e.g. pompoms, sequins, ribbon, pipe cleaners

What to do:

  • Colour in the paper plate with green texter
  • Fold the plate in half and cut a semi-circle to create a hole in the middle of the plate
  • Unfold and here is your wreath canvas!
  • Decorate using pompoms, sequins and anything you would like! Try twisting white and red pipe cleaners together and bend into a bow shape!
  • Stick down using glue and allow to dry.

 

Read More: Explore Paper Plate Crafts, Paper Plates and more!

 

 

Christmas Tree

What you will need:

  • Paper Plates
  • Texters (Green and red and any other colours you would like)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Yellow paper or sequins, pompoms and other desired decorations

What to do:

  • Colour in the paper plate green with texters (you could use the left over middle from the Christmas wreaths!)
  • Cut the plate into thirds
  • Stick on top of each other in a tree formation
  • Decorate the tree using sequins, pompoms and any decorations you would like!

Read More at: Paper Plate Christmas Tree Craft

 

 

Rudolph

What you will need:

  • Paper Plate
  • Brown and red decorative paper
  • Black texter
  • Brown and red pencils
  • Large and small red, white and green pompoms
  • Bells or Sequins
  • Brown or black pipe cleaners
  • Glue
  • Scissors

 

What to do:

  • Colour in the plate with brown pencil
  • Draw in eyes with the black texter and a smile
  • Draw in two red circles on either side of the mouth
  • Cut out ears using the brown decorative paper and stick on the back side of the plate
  • Cut out a red collar and stick on the back side of the plate
  • Make antlers with the pipe cleaners. Try decorating these with small pompoms! Stick these between the ears.
  • Stick the bell or sequin on the collar and the large pompom on the nose!

Read more: Paper Plate Christmas Characters

 

Santa Claus

What you will need:

  • Cream coloured pencil
  • Cotton balls
  • Red paper (or white paper coloured in red)
  • Red pencil
  • Black texter
  • Red pompom
  • Scissors
  • Glue

 

What to do:

  • Colour the paper plate in the inner circle with the cream coloured pencil
  • Draw two red circles with the red pencil
  • Use the black texter to draw eyes
  • Cut out the red hat using the red paper and stick on the plate
  • Make three rings around the plate using cotton balls, filling the plate until most of the plate is covered, excluding the facial features drawn.
  • Stick a cotton ball on the hat and a pompom on the nose and enjoy!

Read More: Paper Plate Christmas Characters

 

Snowman

What you will need:

  • Paper Plate
  • Cotton balls
  • Black texter
  • Red pencil
  • Yellow and light blue decorative paper (or white paper coloured in)
  • Scissors
  • Glue

What to do:

  • Flip the paper plate upside down
  • Cut out a tall triangle on the yellow paper as a nose and stick on the plate
  • Use the black texter to draw eyes and a mouth and the red pencil to draw a red circle on the edge of the mouth as a cheek
  • Cut out a floppy hat out of the blue paper as a hat and stick on the plate
  • Slightly stretch the cotton balls and stick them in a semi-circle shape along the top half of the plate and one on the end of the hat. Enjoy!

Read More:Paper Plate Christmas Characters

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About The Author
Emily Chin - Marketing Executive Xap at Technologies Pty Ltd- With a linguistic and graphic design background, Emily has worked extensively with children. Emily focuses on bringing customer driven solutions to KidsXap’s clients.
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