Moving Penguin Paper Plate Craft [Free Template]

Encourage your little ones to go on an imaginative journey to Antarctica with our moving penguin paper plate craft.

This fun project will have children crafting a winter scene on a simple paper plate, complete with a penguin puppet that adds an element of playfulness to the entire creation.


– Paper Plate – Blue Paint – Paint Brush – Colored cardstock or construction paper – Scissors – Glue – Markers – Snowflakes stickers or White acrylic paint marker – Jumbo Popsicle Sticks – Tape – Penguin Template

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

Begin by painting the paper plate in 1-2 thin coats of blue paint.

Use an acrylic marker to draw a snowflake around the paper plate.

Glue the belly to the middle of the penguin’s body.

Take the beak and glue it in between the eyes.

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