How to Make an Elephant Craft with Paper Plates

How to Make an Elephant Craft with Paper Plates - Final Picture

This is a great elephant craft for kids. It is super easy and really fun. You just need paper plates, construction paper, scissors and glue. Hope you enjoy. Let's go! 

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How to Make an Elephant Craft with Paper Plates - Materials
What You Need: 
  • Large Paper Plate
  • Small Paper Plate (large plate cut down)
  • Construction Paper (grey for ear, trunk, legs, and tail)
  • Crayons/Markers
  • Paint
  • Glue
  • Scissors
What You Do: 
  1. Paint or use markers/crayons to color the paper plates grey.
  2. While the plates are drying, cut out shapes for ear, trunk, legs, and tail from the construction paper. (click here for the Paper Plate Elephant template or go to the bottom of the instructions)
  3. After the paint dries, glue the small plate to the side of the large plate.
  4. Glue the ear, trunk, legs, and tail to the plates.
  5. Draw the face.
  6. Have fun!
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