Paper Plate Crafts A Easy Unicorn Project
Today as part of my paper plate crafts series I am sharing this sweet and easy to make Unicorn paper plate idea. This easy kids craft is simple to make and comes with a free unicorn template to help make the unicorn project easy.
I really love easy crafts and I’m slowly building a collection of paper plate craft ideas here on The Inspiration Edit.
Why Make a Paper Plate Unicorn?
At the moment Unicorns are everywhere and I think the reason people love Unicorns so much is because they allow us to use our imagination and express our creativity.
At school I learnt the importance of using the creative side of our brain. It can really help with creative development and building the imagination. I think this is the perfect craft for doing just that!
Teaching young children to use their imagination is so important and helps with the following:
- Imagination enhances problem solving skills
- Imagination helps preserve the memory
- Imagination helps with social interaction
- Imagination helps foster curiosity
- Imagination helps develop self confidence
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Supplies To Make These Unicorn Themed Paper Plate Crafts
Chinet 10 3/8 Dinner Plate 100-count BoxAcrylic Paint Set By Color Technik, Artist Quality, LARGE SET – 18x59ml (2-Ounce) Bottles, Best Colors For Painting Canvas, Wood, Clay, Fabric, Nail Art & Ceramic, Rich Pigments, Heavy Body, GIFT BOXMisscrafts 10 Sheets 12
Let’s Make This Fantastic Unicorn Project
Cut the horn out and glue on the front of the paper plate as shown in photos.
Glue the ears onto both sides of the Unicorn horn. You’ll want to glue the ears behind the plate, right on the edge.
Add a dab of hot glue in front of one ear and then glue the feathers in place.
Glue paper flowers in front of the Unicorn horn.
Use a pencil to draw eyes onto the unicorn.
When you are satisfied with how they look, trace over the eyes with a black marker or black paint pen.
You could also use large googly eyes – we love googly eyes!
Your unicorn paper plate is finished!
I hope you enjoy this paper plate craft!
If you want to get the kids using their imaginations a little more, why not cut holes out for eyes and turn these paper plate crafts into a Unicorn mask with scissors and elastic?
That’s a great way to extend imaginary play even further by having the children pretend to be Unicorns and getting them to role play! Just Imagine it! (no pun intended)
I do hope you love this super cute Unicorn Project.
Download Your Free Unicorn Template Here!
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