Paper Plate Cactus Craft For Kids  [Free Template]

This paper plate cactus craft goes great with a desert theme or Cinco de Mayo study, or if you’re just looking for something cute to make!


– Paper plate – Green paint – Paintbrush – Colored cardstock – Scissors – Glue – Markers – Pencil – Cactus template

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

Paint the paper plate with 1-2 thin coats of green paint. Let dry completely.

Place the cactus template on the dry paper plate, trace it, and cut it out.

Use a dark green marker to draw vertical stripes on the cactus.

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