Paper Plate Dog Craft

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Super Simple and Fun Dog Craft

Arf arf! Woof woof! Wag wag! Who loves dogs as much as we do? They offer us so much love and companionship for only a few belly rubs, treats and walks.

Here’s a fun paper plate craft that allows little ones to customize their furry friends to look like their real dogs at home or envision their dream pets.

Super Simple and Fun Dog Craft

Things you’ll need

  • Paper plate
  • Craft paint
  • Scissors
  • Construction paper
  • Glue stick
  • Black marker
  • Googly eyes
Super Simple and Fun Dog Craft

First, paint the underside of your paper plate the color you would like your dog to be. You can use a sponge stamp to make some colorful spots. Set the plate aside to dry completely.

Super Simple and Fun Dog Craft

Next, cut out some triangles and round off the corners to make them soft like dog ears.

Super Simple and Fun Dog Craft

To make your dog nose, cut out a large oval shape for the muzzle and a circle or triangle shape for the nose.

Super Simple and Fun Dog Craft

Draw a smiling mouth from the nose with your black marker and add some dots for whiskers. You can cut out a pink tongue and glue it to the mouth if you like.

Super Simple and Fun Dog Craft

Choose some googly eyes and glue all of your pieces into place on the paper plate.

Super Simple and Fun Dog Craft

Now you have your very own dog pal! What will you name your dog?

Super Simple and Fun Dog Craft

BONUS! Here’s a few teaching tips to help children play with dogs:

  • Always ask permission before petting a pooch
  • Always play gently with dogs
  • Let dogs who are eating and sleeping do their thing, they will be ready to play after

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