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Adorable Paper Plate Owl Craft

Whoooo loves owls??? We sure do and this paper plate owl craft is so fun to make!

We make tons of paper plate crafts for kids because they’re super easy, cheap, and fun for the kids.

With fall beginning, we’re excited to share even more ideas to keep the kiddos occupied on the days they can’t go outside.

We’re giving you a free printable template too, so it’s easy to recreate with your kids too. Gather your craft supplies, sit at the dinner table and make this cute paper plate craft to give to Grandma or friends.

Be sure to watch our quick video tutorial to see how to make it or simply read the directions below.

Preschool Owl Craft

collage of paper plate owl craft images with the words paper plate owl craft simpleeverydaymom.com in the middle

Supplies

Directions

Download the owl template, print and cut out the pieces you need.

hands holding paper plate owl craft template

Paint the paper plate in 1-2 light coats of brown paint. Let dry completely before moving on.

hands painting paper plate brown

Create the owl’s eyes by gluing the yellow circle off-centered on the white part of the eye like in the pictures below. Cut off the excess yellow paper.

Finish the eye by gluing the black part of the eye to the middle of the yellow section.

hands gluing black part of eye to owl eyes

Take the completed eye and glue it to the center of the owl eye outline. Place the finished eye area and glue both of them to the paper plate.

hands gluing eyes to paper plate owl eye outlines
hands gluing eyes to paper plate

Grab the owl’s beak and glue it between the two eyes.

hands gluing beak to paper plate owl craft

Glue the owl’s wings on each side of the paper plate, just below the eyes.

hands gluing wings to paper plate owl craft

Finish off the owl by gluing the feet to the bottom of the paper plate, in between the wings.

hands gluing feet to paper plate owl craft

Isn’t this just the cutest little owl craft?! We love how big his eyes are!!

two paper plate owl crafts

This owl craft goes perfectly with our toilet paper roll mouse craft, this acorn craft for preschool, or this paper plate apple craft.

We hope you have a fun time making these crafts in the fall!

brown paper plate owl craft

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Paper Plate Owl Craft

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 8 minutes
Drying Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This paper plate owl craft for kids is a fun and adorable animal craft for kids!

Materials

  • Paper Plate
  • Brown paint (or any other color your child wants)
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Owl template (download form located at the end of this post)

Instructions

  1. Download the owl template, print and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Paint the paper plate in 1-2 light coats of brown paint. Let dry completely before moving on.
  3. Create the owl's eyes by gluing the yellow circle off-centered on the white part of the eye like in the pictures below. Cut off the excess yellow paper.
  4. Finish the eye by gluing the black part of the eye to the middle of the yellow section.
  5. Take the completed eye and glue it to the center of the owl eye outline. Place the finished eye area and glue both of them to the paper plate.
  6. Grab the owl's beak and glue it between the two eyes.
  7. Glue the owl's wings on each side of the paper plate, just below the eyes.
  8. Finish off the owl by gluing the feet to the bottom of the paper plate, in between the wings.

Free Owl Craft Template

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