Are you looking for some incredible, simple, fun paper plate Christmas crafts to keep your kids entertained for a few hours? Then you’ve come to the right spot!
Paper Plate Christmas Crafts
These simple craft ideas will help to keep your kids entertained, creating fun Christmas paper plate crafts while you’re busy getting presents wrapped and cards sent. So go through these fun and simple crafts to find your favorite activities for a cold afternoon.
Christmas Tree Paper Plate Craft
You’ll love this great craft if you’re looking for a fun paper plate Christmas tree craft to complete with your kids. Start by painting a paper plate green and then covering it with pom poms! The tree will make a beautiful centerpiece for your Christmas dinner!
Lacing Tree Paper Plate Craft
Your younger children will adore making this cute craft that involves lacing a Christmas tree onto a paper plate. The tree will help their fine motor skills while they’re lacing the tree. You’ll end up with a fabulous Christmas craft to hang on your door.
Paper Plate Santa
Make an interactive Santa paper plate craft for kids. They’ll love Santa’s red hat and rosy cheeks. Plus, they’ll help Santa pop in and out of a chimney. The past part is that you won’t need any fancy craft supplies to make this easy-peasy Santa Claus.
Paper Plate Christmas Hats
Everyone will have a great time at a holiday party when you encourage the kids to make a Christmas tree party hat. They’ll love waltzing around the party with a stylish tree on their head. Best of all, it’s a fun way to keep little hands busy as the party is starting to get rolling.
Rudolph The Reindeer
If you’re looking for some festive decorations to hang around your house, then you’ll adore making these amazing paper plate Rudolph Reindeer. You’ll need red paper, a piece of brown construction paper, and white craft glue to create the antlers. Then you’ll end up with an amazing Rudolph to decorate your home.
Santa Hats Craft
Don’t forget to make kids’ favorite paper plate Christmas crafts: paper plate Santa Hats! Paint the plate red and make a conical shape. You’ll end up with adorable hats to leave around the house. Just don’t be surprised if the kids try wearing the hats themselves!
Sparkly Snowman Paper Plate Craft
Your young kids will adore crafting this excellent sparkly paper plate snowman craft. It’s a craft that younger and older kids alike will love making this holiday season. This super easy paper plate craft for kids will look amazing hanging on your front door!
Paper Plate Angel
Kids of all ages will adore making a paper plate angel craft at Christmas time. The white color of the plates with festive gold glitter glue along the edges looks amazing hanging around your house. Plus, gold pipe cleaners at the top of the angels make a beautiful halo!
Christmas Tree Mobile
Are you looking for unique yet simple paper plate crafts to complete with your kids? Then check out this amazing Christmas tree mobile! This incredible paper plate tree will twirl, twist, and spin as it hangs in your house.
Reindeer Paper Plate Craft
Take a look at this sweet Christmas paper plate reindeer craft. It’s adorable and super easy for younger kids to make. The best part is the cute reindeer is a great way to get your kids into the holiday spirit without needing to get involved in demanding art projects during this busy time of year.
Paper Plate Christmas Tree
This adorable paper plate Christmas tree is lots of fun to craft over Christmas break. You’ll need some brown paper, green paper, some pom poms, and a little glue. Hang the tree on a wall and add some presents at the bottom of the tree. And you’ll have a festive craft to decorate your home!
Penguin Paper Plate Craft
Make yourself a super cute paper plate penguin! There’s even a template to help you get started if you’re not an artsy-craftsy mom. The penguin will look adorable hanging on your child’s bedroom door on Christmas morning.
Paper Plate Christmas Wreaths
Another fantastic and simple craft for Christmas time is to make a paper plate wreath. Once you’ve turned your paper plate into a wreath shape, you’ll be gluing green tissue paper and pom poms to the plate. In the end, you’ll end up with a super simple wreath that will look amazing hanging on your kitchen cabinets!
Paper Plate Ornaments for Christmas
If you have toddlers and preschoolers in your house, you’ll want to check out this paper plate ornament craft that’s easy enough for a child’s hands to make. Your kids will have a great time decorating a plate and turning it into an ornament safe enough for a toddler to hang on the tree.
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Preparing Your Heart for Christmas is a short 10-day Advent devotional and is suitable for children in grades K-4. Younger children will enjoy the daily devotions and discussion questions, Advent Coloring Pages, and Advent Scene Builder.
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Snowman Paper Plate Craft
Get your kids into the holiday spirit by making this stupendous snowman paper plate craft. There’s even a template to help you put the snowman together. It’s the perfect craft when you’re looking for a great collaborative project on a cold winter morning.
Paper Plate Elves
You can’t go wrong making an adorable paper plate elf with your family. The elves are easy Christmas crafts to make and will look fabulous hanging around your house. And the kids will know that Santa will feel right at home the next time he visits.
Paper Plate Baubles for Kids
Another fun craft when you have a large group of multiage children in the house is to create paper plate baubles. Everyone will enjoy cutting, gluing, and decorating paper plates and turning them into amazing baubles.
Reindeer Handprint Paper Plate Craft
Use your child’s hand to create a keepsake handprint reindeer with your kids. Everyone will adore the shiny red nose and admire the handprint antlers on the reindeer. Just remember to write your child’s name and the date on the craft when you’ve finished!
Plastic Plate Snow Globe Craft
Do you love snow globes? Then you’ll adore making this incredible snow globe craft out of plastic plates. The important thing is to remember to pick up some styrofoam craft snow. Your kids will love shaking the globe and watching the snowfall.
Gnome Paper Plate Craft
Gnomes are fun to make during the holiday season, so check out this paper plate gnome craft. You won’t need any fancy craft supplies. You’ll just need a paper plate, some colored paper, and foam. You’ll end up with an adorable and unique gnome that will look incredible decorating your house.
Paper Plate Nativity Lacing Craft
As you’re planning crafts to make with your children, don’t forget to make this beautiful Nativity lacing craft. It’s not only a festive craft to make that will help get your kids in the Christmas spirit, but it’s also a great way to work on their fine motor skills as they work the yarn back and forth across the paper plate.
Snowman Paper Plate Mask
Put together paper plate Christmas masks with your kids. You’ll cut out the back of the paper plate to make this fun paper plate snowman mask. Your kids will run around the house pretending to be Frosty the Snowman!
Stained Glass Wreath Paper Plate Craft
Make a unique paper plate Christmas wreath with your children. The paper plate stained glass wreath is an easy craft that will look fantastic and decorative on your windows. You’ll just need a paper plate, paint, and colored cellophane.
Standing Paper Plate Angel Craft
Some more easy Christmas crafts are making paper plate angels that stand! You’ll start by making a conical shape before turning it into beautiful angels to put around your house. Can you think of a better way to get your family into the holiday spirit?
Grinch Paper Plate Craft for Kids
The next time you’re looking for a great collaborative project to complete with your kids, pull out this paper plate Grinch. You’ll need some green paint and red paper. But the craft is super easy to make and looks impressive decorating your home.
Rocking Paper Plate Penguin
Your kids will adore making these rocking paper plate penguins. They stand by themselves and rock. Once you add the googly eyes, your kids will go crazy and ask to make more amazing penguins.
Paper Plate Snow Globe
Make a paper plate snow globe using fake snow or glitter. You’ll find the detailed instructions you need to make beautiful snow globes with your kids. Plus, you won’t need to worry about your children accidentally breaking these snow globes.
Puppy Dog Wreath Craft
This incredible storytime dog wreath makes either a fun wreath to hang on your fridge or cute ornaments to hang on your tree. Take your pick! So if you have a child who loves puppies, be sure to make this fun wreath craft with them. It will be a keepsake you treasure for years!
Angel Paper Plate Craft with Moveable Wings
What could be better than making an adorable paper plate angel with moveable wings? These angels are fun to make. Just make sure you have enough gold glitter glue to decorate the wings! When you’ve finished, your children will love making the angels fly through the house with their moveable wings.
Paper Plate Gingerbread Man
If you’re stuck inside on a chilly winter day, pull out this fabulous paper plate gingerbread man craft! Your kids will love painting the plate and decorating the gingerbread men and women.
Rocking Paper Plate Snowman
Don’t forget to make this fun rocking paper plate snowman craft on a crafty morning. The snowman is simple. You’ll need a paper plate, some colored paper, scissors, and glue. No fancy craft supplies are required!
Paper Plate Yarn Weaving Penguin Craft
Improve your children’s fine motor skills with a fun yarn weaving penguin craft. You’ll find a free template and easy plans that will make creating this cute penguin a breeze. It’s also a great way to introduce your children to sewing!
Oversized Ornament Paper Plate Craft
This amazing preschool Craft will have you creating oversized ornaments. Your kids will love creating their own personal ornaments that are safe for them to hang at the bottom of the Christmas tree.
Paper Plate Elf Craft
No cotton ball beards on these elves! Turn some paper plates into adorable elves with this fun elf craft. You can even add a large popsicle stick to the bottom of the elf so you can turn the elves into puppets.
Angel Paper Plate Craft for Kids
Your kids will love these beautiful paper plate angels. The angels are easy to make and super fun when decorating your house for Christmas. Don’t forget to stock up on gold pipe cleaners to use as halos.
Santa Paper Craft
Make paper plate Santas with your kids this holiday season. The Santas have red hats and cotton ball beards. They’re the perfect craft to make with your kids over the Christmas holidays to get everyone into the holiday spirit.
Rocking Paper Plate Gingerbread Man
What’s better than making a fun rocking paper plate gingerbread man to put in your kitchen? Your kids will adore the interactive craft that looks amazing on your kitchen table. They’ll spend many happy hours rocking the gingerbread man over the holidays.
Clear Plate Snow Globe
This quick and magical clear plate snow globe craft is fun to make with kids of all ages. You’ll need paper plates and plenty of paint before you begin. You’ll end up with a magical snow globe to hang on your front door.
Pop Up Paper Plate Nativity
Did you ever think you could make an easy pop-up Nativity using a paper plate? Now you can! Just follow these easy instructions and make an incredible pop-up Nativity scene that your children will adore.
Gingerbread House Paper Plate Craft
Instead of wrestling with gingerbread and icing to make a gingerbread house, make a gingerbread house out of a paper plate. It’s such an easy craft that even your younger children can join in the fun. You’ll end up with a gingerbread house that you can keep as a keepsake for years.
More Christmas Crafts and Activities
- Free Ornament Coloring Pages
- Children’s Christmas Carol Song Sheets
- Christmas Tree Ornaments Printable
- Christmas Paper Crafts
- Christmas Around the World Printables PDF
- A Christmas Carol Worksheets
- Free Polar Express Printableshomeschoolgiveaways.com/…/easy-christmas-paper-crafts-for-kids
- Free Advent Printables
- Jesse Tree Ornaments
- Popsicle Sticks Ornaments
- Easy Tin Foil Ornaments
Sara Dennis is a veteran homeschool mom of six who’s still homeschooling her two youngest kids after the older four have graduated, entered college, and moved on to adult life. She blogs at Classically Homeschooling.