Print Project

Paper Plate Owl Craft


  • 2 paper plates
  • brown craft paint
  • paintbrush or sponge
  • construction paper: yellow white, black, and orange
  • glue stick
  • scissors
  • owl patterns


  • Paint the paper plates brown and let dry.
  • Trace the patterns onto the construction paper as follows:
  • 2 large circles - yellow
  • 2 medium circles - white
  • 2 small circles - black
  • 1 triangle - orange
  • Cut out the patterns. Glue the white circle to the center o the yellow circle, then glue the black circle to the center of the white circle. Repeat.
  • Cut one of the paper plates in half for the wings. Trim the top of the remaining paper plate to form two ears at the top.
  • Glue the eyes to the front of the plate and glue the beak directly below the eyes. Glue the wings to the back of the body plate.
  • You can tape a piece of yarn to the back to create a hanger if you wish.