Paper Plate Christmas Characters: Santa, Rudolph, Snowman.
A cute and simple Paper Plate Christmas Characters: Santa, Rudolph, Snowman. This craft is perfect to make Cotton Wool and White Glue with a toddler or a school aged child for the Christmas.
What you will need:
- 3 paper plates
- Cotton balls
- Different color of paper
- Black marker (for the eyes and mouth)
- Crayons: brown, peach, dark pink
- 4 Brown pipe cleaners
- 2 Large pom-poms (can use cotton wool)
- 1 Large glittery red pom-pom
- 1 Medium glittery red pom-pom
- 1 large jingle bell
- 8 Small glittery pom-poms
- Red and Blue fabric
- Turn paper plates upside down. Color one of them brown and color the center of another one with the peach crayon.
- Using the pattern, cut Rudolph’s ears from brown paper and glue or tape them to the back of the brown paper plate. Glue a large red glittery pom-pom to the center of the plate. Use a dark pink crayon to color circles for rosy cheeks. Use a black marker to add eyes, eyebrows and a smile. Cut the collar from red paper and glue or tape at the bottom, attaching it to the back of the plate. String ribbon through the jingle bell and tie in a knot. Trim excess and glue or tape to the collar.
- To make the antlers you will need 3 brown pipe cleaners for each antler. Bend one pipe cleaner in half. Cut two pipe cleaners in half and then bed those in half. Twist the smaller pipe cleaners around the larger pipe cleaner, two on the left and two on the right. Repeat these steps for the second antler. Glue glittery pom-poms to the antlers and glue the antlers to the back of the paper plate.
- Using the pattern, cut Santa’s hat from red fabric or red paper and glue it to the top of the plate with the peach center. Glue a white pom-pom to the end of the hat. Glue a glittery red pom-pom to the center of the plate. Use black marker to draw eyes and eyebrows. Use pink crayon to color circles for rosy cheeks. Use glue to cover the outer areas of the plate add your cotton wool to create the brim for the hat and Santa’s beard.
For The Snowman
- Using the pattern, cut the snowman’s hat from a light blue paper or blue fabric and glue it to the top of the plain paper plate. Cut the snowman’s nose from orange paper and glue it to the center of the paper plate. Colors a circle with dark pink crayon to create a rosy cheek. Use a black marker to draw eyes, eyebrows and a smile. Use glue to attach cotton wool for the hat brim. Glue a pom-pom to the end of the hat.
Have fun with this experiment and we recommend adult supervision at all times.
A Big Thank You to Elizabeth for doing our Christmas Arts and Crafts!