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Snowy Owl Paper Plate Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Winter is a time of year kids are more likely to get cabin fever.

It’s important for kids to have creative outlets, so this snowy owl paper plate craft is perfect!

All you need is construction paper, scissors, glue, a paper plate and paint. Have kids cut out the pieces from construction paper for the face of their snowy owl and then let them glue it together.

This craft will keep kids busy in winter while also giving them an opportunity to be creative!

Be sure to download the free printable template and also look through all of our snowy owl activities for more winter animal ideas.

Easy Snowy Owl Craft

paper plate snowy owl craft image collage with the words paper plate snowy owl

Supplies

  • Paper Plate
  • Gray paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Yellow and black marker
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Snowy owl template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

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

paper plate snowy owl craft template

Paint the entire paper plate in a light shade of gray. Let it dry completely before moving on.

Color in the whites of the eyes yellow or light orange.

hand coloring in snowy owl eyes yellow

Begin to create the snowy owl by gluing the eyes to the eye background piece. Take the piece you just glued together and glue it to the middle of the paper plate.

hand gluing eyes to paper plate snowy owl craft

Next, glue the beak in between and at the bottom of the eyes.

hand gluing beak to paper plate snowy owl craft

Use a black marker to draw feather lines above and below the eyes and beak.

hand drawing feather lines to paper plate snowy owl craft

Place the ears on either side of the top of the paper plate and tape them in place.

hand taping ears to paper plate snowy owl craft

This is fun winter animal craft kids will want to make and show off!

paper plate snowy owl craft

More Winter Activities For Kids

Do you need more ideas to keep kids busy and off the screens this winter? If so, keep reading below. We have ideas that are fun, engaging, and can help children learn.

To begin with, we recommend starting by reading to your kids. Reading aloud to children can help them improve their communication skills and increase their attention span.

The Biggest Snowman Ever – When the mayor of Mouseville announces the town snowman contest, Clayton and Desmond claim that they will each make the biggest snowman ever.

The Snowy Day – This story shows a child’s wonder at a new world and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever.

Sneezy The Snowman– Sneezy is COLD! And he’s trying to warm up without success. But, the kids know exactly how to help him!

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Crafting with kids is another great activity! It can help form family memories while teaching them skills. It can also help develop patience and focus while also being fun and improving their imagination.

Below are some of our favorite winter crafts:

Penguin Paper Bag Puppet – This penguin paper bag puppet craft is easy to make. It’s perfect for playing pretend and telling stories during the cold winter months.

Walrus Arctic Animal Craft For Kids – Kids will love this adorable walrus papercraft. It’s a fun activity that they can do during the winter holidays or any time of year to escape into their imaginations. This free template is perfect for kids aged 5-10 and includes step-by-step instructions with photos.

Snowglobe Olaf Craft – Let your little one’s inner artist shine when these create this simple papercraft. It’s great for Disney fans and comes with a free printable template.

hand holding paper plate snowy owl craft

Snowman Paper Plate Craft – This snowman paper plate craft is a great activity to make in the classroom. This would be an excellent idea if you’re looking for something quick and easy that your kids can do at home, too! It’s also perfect timing with winter coming up. Let’s get crafting!

These winter do a dot printables are perfect for kids. They’re a screen-free activity that requires no prep. It’s perfect to do with your kids at home or students in the classroom! The set includes 28 different pages of dot activities that little ones can use to create their own fun artwork this winter season. It’s great as an early learning activity too!

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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 Winter Ideas For Kids

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Snowy Owl Paper Plate Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Drying Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 33 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

It's winter and kids are getting cabin fever. Get them to the craft table with this snowy owl paper plate craft!

Materials

  • Paper Plate
  • Gray paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Yellow and black marker
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Snowy owl template

Instructions

  1. Download the snowy owl template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Paint the entire paper plate in a light shade of gray. Let it dry completely before moving on.
  3. Color in the whites of the eyes yellow or light orange.
  4. Begin to create the snowy owl by gluing the eyes to the eye background piece. Take the piece you just glued together and glue it to the middle of the paper plate.
  5. Next, glue the beak in between and at the bottom of the eyes.
  6. Use a black marker to draw feather lines above and below the eyes and beak.

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Free Snowy Owl Template

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