Paper plate Santa Christmas ornaments are a fun, easy and affordable craft project for kids of all ages!
With just a few simple supplies, you can help your child create a one-of-a-kind decoration that will add some festive cheer to your holiday décor. So gather up the kids and get crafting!
This fun paper plate Santa craft uses markers and small paper plates. Pair a Christmas craft with some Christmas books, for reading practice and arts and crafts together.
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How to Make an Easy Paper Plate Santa Christmas Ornament Craft for Kids
- safety scissors
- small paper plates
- black & red construction paper (small amount needed)
- glue stick
- markers, colored pencils, crayons or paint
- white yarn for beard and for hanger
First, color a face on the top center of the plate down from the rim. Then add the face details, eyes, nose, and cheeks.
Next, color the bottom half of the rim red.
Then, take piece of the cotton balls and glue them to the center part of the plate to make a beard.
Next, cut a triangle and 4 – 0.5 inch x 1.5 inch rectangles out of red construction paper.
Color the ends of two rectangles black. Round the ends of the other 2 rectangles.
Glue that triangle as a hat, the 2 rounded red pieces as arms, and the black and red pieces as feet.
Then, glue a piece of cotton ball as a pompom for the hat and another for the brim of the hat.
Finally, fold over the yarn and glue the back of the Santa ornament.
What other cute Christmas ornaments could you make from a paper plate?
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