Day #167 – Spiral Paper Plates

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Spiral Paper Plates
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Spiral Paper Plates

This spiral paper plates craft was a craft all my kids could do. It is a great craft option for kids of all ages and easy to put together for larger numbers of children. It would be wonderful for a preschool class or older. These twirling paper plates cost pennies to make and add  fun whimsical decor as they spin in the wind.

Materials Needed

~ Flimsy Paper Plates

~ Sharpies

~ Scissors

~ String

Written Instructions

I took a flimsy paper plate and drew a spiral on it with a Sharpie marker. The marker line was most helpful for my oldest who wanted to be a bit more intentional in her drawings. The line also became the place I would cut later. Then, I just let them lose with pens. They colored to their hearts’ desire. When they were done, I simply cut the spiral out of the paper plate, put a hole and yarn on one end and hung them up. The fun part about these plates is that it was a breezy day, and they would twirl and twirl in the wind.

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Comments

  1. I think we’ll try that this weekend!

  2. This looks like a lot of fun, will have to give this a try. Stopping by the store and picking up some paper plates

  3. This looks like fun. I think I’ll add some glitter to the project and do it with my niece and nephew!

  4. Buying the paper plates today and doing this project with my kids

  5. Great simple outdoor decoration! Were you on vacation or is that in your backyard!? Beautiful setting! :) Thanks for sharing this great post on Saturday Show & Tell @ Cheerios and Lattes last week! :) Hope to see you again this weekend! :)
    Mackenzie

  6. Jodie they look so fun and whimsical! Just tempting you to look out at the wonderful view!
    Kim

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