While the cold winter stays outside, you can be creative inside with your children and make this adorable paper plate penguin project! I love creating different projects with my grandkids and with this cold weather that has been going on, this wintery penguin craft was just the project to work on.
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WITH YOUR LITTLE ONES CREATE AN ADORABLE NEW WINTER FRIEND WITH THIS PAPER PLATE PENGUIN! HERE IS WHAT WE USED TO MAKE IT:
- 2 paper plates
- 2 googly eyes
- black and orange paint, crayons, or markers
- Elmer’s glue
- paint brush if using paint
The first thing you are going to do is cut out the pieces for your penguin as shown in the next two photos. You’ll be using every piece you cut out so don’t thrown any of it away. Cut out a large circle from the center of the plate.
Then cut two “wings” from the ridged sides of the paper plate, and three triangles. One larger for the beak, and two smaller triangles for the feet of the penguin.
After cutting out the pieces for you penguin you are going to paint the wings black, and the triangles for the beak and feet orange.
Now, paint a V-shaped “hairline” on the penguin’s head in black, as shown. Wait for the paint to dry. After it is dry, glue the two wing pieces onto the top rim of the second paper plate, and his two feet.
Finally, on the head part, glue on the beak, and two googly eyes above the penguin’s beak. Glue the head to the body.
Your paper plate penguin is now finished and you guy have a new winter friend! I hope you and your family enjoyed making this craft and feel free to look at our other winter kids crafts.