Dinosaur Paper Plate Craft

Dinosaur Paper Plate Craft

A roaring and soaring good time! Create this dinosaur paper plate craft at home using Crayola supplies and items you already have on hand.

  • 1.

    Paint an upside-down plate and 2 clothespins. Dry 1–2 hours. Add second coat. Dry 1–2 hours.

    Step 1
  • 2.

    Using plate as guide, sketch dinosaur scales on cardstock. Cut out.

    Step 2
  • 3.

    Sketch and cut out construction paper head and tail.

    Step 3
  • 4.

    Flip plate right-side up. Glue scales, head, and tail to plate.

    Step 4
  • 5.

    Add glue to rim of plate. Fold in half and press down to secure. Let all glue steps dry 1–2 hours.

    Step 5
  • 6.

    Clip clothespins to bottom of plate to create legs.

    Step 6
  • 7.

    Draw facial features with markers.

    Step 7
  • 8.

    Add sparkly accents with glitter glue. Dry 3–4 hours, then have a dino good time!

    Step 8


  • Study other types of dinosaurs and create more prehistoric paper plates.