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Paper plate ufo craft idea for kids

How fun is this cute little paper plate ufo craft?!

A lot of the crafts that we have been making lately have been holiday related. So today to break things up a little bit we’re sharing a just for fun craft that we absolutely love! This sweet little paper plate ufo craft is so simple to make and each one turns out beautiful and unique which makes them the perfect craft for groups!

Here’s what we used

  • Coloured paper plate
  • Card
  • Buttons
  • Googly eyes
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Stapler

How to make a paper plate ufo

Take the paper plate and fold it in half, add a staple just below the fold line on either side so that the paper plate stays in shape and can stand freely and rock from side to side!

Paper plate ufo craft idea for kids

Glue some buttons around the edge of the plate to make the ufo lights.

Cut out the dome shape of the cockpit and add your alien to the front of it. We cut our aliens out of coloured paper but you could use pens, paints or any method that you like!

Paper plate ufo craft idea for kids

Glue the two pieces together and your rocking paper plate ufo is finished!

Here are some more paper plate crafts that you might enjoy

Paper plate melted snowman

Rocking paper plate sailboats

Paper plate triceratops

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