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Paper Plate Owl

This paper plate owl will love hanging out in your room.

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Participant Age: 7 to 12, Under 7
Approximate Cost: Under $10
Duration: 1 to 60 minutes
Difficulty:
Physical Challenge:
  • Colored felt or paper
  • Glue
  • Brown paint
  • Paintbrush
  • 4 paper plates
  • Scissors
  • Stapler
  • Yarn
Make the Owl's Body

Face two paper plates, backsides out. Staple the rims together.

Make the Wings

To make each wing, bend (don't crease) another paper plate in half and staple it along the rim. Staple each wing near the top of the owl's body.

Make the Head

For the head, fold over about one-third of a plate and staple it. Staple the head to the body.

Paint Owl

Paint the owl brown.

Add Eyes and Beak

Glue on felt or paper eyes and a beak.

Attach Yarn

Slip a piece of yarn under the fold in the head. Knot the ends together to make a hanger. Hang your owl where you can watch it watch you!


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