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Paper Plate Pig Craft For Kids

When kids think about farms, what do they picture in their minds?

Is it a big red barn with lots of cows and horses roaming the fields? Or maybe there are some chickens pecking at their feed in the coop.

Whatever it is, there’s no doubt that farms are a fun and interesting place to visit.

And what’s just as fun as visiting a farm? Making your own farm craft!

This paper plate pig craft is cute and simple to make. All you need is some paint and a few basic supplies. Let the fun begin!

Also, be sure to check out all of our easy farm animal crafts for kids for more ideas.

Pig Craft For Kids

pig craft image collage with the words paper plate pig craft

Supplies

  • Paper plate
  • Pink paint
  • Colored card stock
  • White card stock
  • Black sharpie
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Pig template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the template, print it, and cut out the pieces you need. Paint the paper plate with a few thin coats of pink paint. Let dry completely.

hand painting paper plate pink

Take the eyes and glue them towards the top of the paper plate.

hand gluing eyes to paper plate pig craft

Next, glue the nose in the middle of the paper plate, just below the eyes.

hand gluing nose to paper plate pig craft

Take the ears and glue them to the top and back of the paper plate.

hand gluing ears to paper plate pig craft

Use a black marker to draw a mouth on just below the nose.

hand drawing mouth onto paper plate pig craft

Finish off by gluing the hooves to the back and bottom of the paper plate.

hand gluing feet to paper plate pig craft

This pig craft is so simple to make that it makes the perfect art project for toddlers, preschoolers, and Pre-K kids.

If you want to make it with your kids or students, don’t forget to download the free template by entering your email in the form at the bottom of the page.

Farm Animal Ideas For Kids

An easy way to keep the fun and learning going is to create a farm animal unit study. We’ve got lots of ideas to keep the kids engaged! Just scroll down below and pick your favorites and you’ll be done planning in just a few minutes.

Farm Books For Kids

Mr.s Wishy-Washy’s Farm is a classic farm animal books for kids. In this story, the animals revolt against Mrs. Wishy-Washy’s baths and leave the farm. You have to read the story to find out what crazy shenanigans the animals run into after they leave the farm!

Little Blue Truck is one of the most popular books in our house. The cool illustrations and rhyming words really make this story fun to read. And with a whole series after this one, kids love getting to know the characters more and more!

The Cow Said Neigh! is a fun and silly book about farm animals who wish they were another farm animal. Kids will enjoy the rhyming and learn that each of us (animals included) has strengths we should embrace.

Farm Crafts For Kids

Crafting is a great way for kids to develop a variety of skills. It can help them learn to follow instructions, use their imagination, and be patient. In addition, crafting can also teach kids about colors, shapes, and textures. Crafting is a fun way for kids to express themselves and be creative.

pig made from paper plate

Try adding in some more farm crafts for kids below.

Goat Paper Bag Puppet Craft – Kids love pretend play, and what could be more fun than acting out life on the farm with this puppet? This craft is simple to make and only requires a few supplies. Just grab a brown paper bag, some construction paper, scissors, and glue. Then let your kids get creative, cutting and gluing to create their very own goat puppet.

Handprint Chicken Craft – This chicken craft is not only farm-themed and super cute, but it’s also paint-free! It’s perfect for a farm animal unit or for any time you want to make a fun chicken craft with your kiddos.

Cow Headband Craft – It’s time to mooo-ve on to this fun cow craft for kids! This simple project can be made from paper, making it a perfect activity for a rainy day or farm-themed birthday party.

Farm Activities For Kids

paper plate pig craft

Children will love practicing their fine motor skills and number recognition with these fun farm color by number printables. There are seven different pictures to choose from, each with a different picture.

These farm animal printables are a great way to help kids learn while they’re having fun. With these activities, kids can practice their handwriting, letter recognition, sequencing, and more. They are also great for promoting problem-solving skills.

This farm playdough kit comes with everything kids need to create their own mini-farm, including dough in multiple colors, plastic animals, and various gardening tools. They can use their imaginations to design their farm however they want, and you can be sure they’ll have a blast doing it!

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

More Farm Ideas For Kids

paper plate pig craft

Paper Plate Pig Craft

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Drying Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This paper plate pig craft is a super simple farm animal activity that's great for toddlers, preschool and kindergarten kids.

Materials

  • Paper plate
  • Pink paint
  • Colored card stock (in black and pink)
  • White card stock
  • Black sharpie
  • Glue stick
  • Pig template

Tools

  • Scissors

Instructions

  1. Download the template, print it, and cut out the pieces you need. Paint the paper plate with a few thin coats of pink paint. Let dry completely.
  2. Take the eyes and glue them towards the top of the paper plate.
  3. Next, glue the nose in the middle of the paper plate, just below the eyes.
  4. Take the ears and glue them to the top and back of the paper plate.
  5. Use a black marker to draw a mouth on just below the nose.
  6. Finish off by gluing the hooves to the back and bottom of the paper plate.

Did you make this craft?

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Free Pig Template

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Jacquie

Monday 20th of June 2022

Template please! :)

Sam

Monday 20th of June 2022

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be sent to you 🙂

Loida

Saturday 16th of May 2020

Where r you saying I need to fill out a form to request these templates?? This isn’t any forms!

Sam T

Monday 18th of May 2020

It looks like this:

Loida

Saturday 16th of May 2020

Hi San. Can you send me the template for the pig paper plate craft and the template for the horse paper plate?? There’s no place else where you can request for it on this page other than here. Thanks!!!

Loida Velez

Wednesday 13th of May 2020

Dear Sam, can I get the free pig paper plate template? Thank you!!! Loida

Sam T

Thursday 14th of May 2020

For sure! If you enter your email in the form at the end of the page, it'll be sent to you :)

Catalina Gonzalez

Tuesday 10th of March 2020

Beautiful craft

Sam T

Tuesday 10th of March 2020

Aww, thanks!

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