Elephant Paper Plate Craft For Kids  [Free Template]

Often times, elephants are one of the most popular animals at the zoo! Their large size, unique trunk, and gentle nature make them kids’ favorite animal.

If your child loves elephants, they’ll have a great time making this elephant paper plate craft!


– Paper Plates – Paint – Paintbrush – Colored cardstock – Pencil – Scissors – Glue – Marker – Elephant template

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

Paint the paper plate in a thin coat of blue or gray paint. Let dry completely before moving on.

Place the elephant head template on the paper plate, trace with the pencil, and cut out.

Position the elephant’s eyes near the middle of the paper plate.

Next, glue the trunk just below and in between the eyes.

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