Grab the craft supplies and build some holiday memories with these cute paper plate Christmas crafts for kids!
One of the easiest ways to entertain children around the holidays is to do fun crafts with them, and these Christmas paper plate crafts are perfect for that, and for decorating around the house as well!
After you check out the different craft ideas, take a look at our other fun Christmas Ideas:
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- Fun and Festive Themed Christmas Trees
- Countdown to Christmas With DIY Advent Calendars
- Creative Grinch Party Ideas for a Memorable Christmas Party
Kids Christmas Crafts Made with Paper Plates
Using just paper plates and some art supplies, kids and adults alike can make these fun Christmas paper plate crafts!
Paper Plate Suncatcher Christmas Window – The Pinterested Parent
This sweet little Christmas craft is unique and beautiful. The paper plate is cut to look like a window and inside the window, a warm and friendly living room is decorated for Christmas.
When hung in a window, the sunlight glows through the picture, showing your child's coloring off perfectly!
Reindeer Paper Plate Craft with a Cute Red Nose
This cute craft helps your children make a reindeer from a paper plate. But this isn't just ANY reindeer. With his bright red nose, every child can identify this reindeer by name. Better hurry up and make him so he can lead Santa's team!
Paper Plate Christmas Wreath Kid Craft
This special Christmas wreath is not only made from a paper plate, the bow is actually made from your child's handprint.
You can even have your kids make a new wreath every year so you can document their hand print as they grow up through the years!
Paper Plate Shape Christmas Tree Craft
These paper plate Christmas trees are truly unique and special. They are cut in a spiral and the way they hang gives them their Christmas tree shape. Kids will have a lot of fun decorating their tree and cutting it out, only to find that they've made magic!
3D Paper Plate Christmas Trees!
This might be my favorite variation on the 3D paper plate Christmas Tree. This one features a toilet paper roll base, and the trees are painted before decorating for a really cool effect!
Paper Plate Christmas Fairy House
At Christmas, it's nice to make room for all kinds of guests, including fairy folk. This adorable Christmas fairy house allows your children the chance to provide some nice housing for your special fairy Christmas guests.
Think of it as a fairy AirBnB!
Paper Plate Christmas Elf Craft
This friendly elf wants your kids to have the best Christmas, and with just a bit of construction paper, some googly eyes, and some balls of cotton, they can make his sweet face come to life. He's not quite an elf-on-the-shelf, but this friendly elf is happy to tell Santa how good your child is, too!
Jolly Santa Paper Plate Craft
This Santa Claus paper plate project features rolled strips of paper for Santa's beard. Kids will love the chance to paint Santa's friendly face, too!
Paper Plate Christmas Tree Kids Craft
This is another variation of the 3D Christmas tree made from a folded paper plate. This is one craft project with several variations depending on the supplies used, and they all look beautiful.
Kids love the chance to express themselves creatively with a flexible project like this!
Paper Plate Christmas Wreath
Your little ones can make a lovely wreath with the help of a paper plate, some construction paper leaves, and some red tissue paper berries. Simple to make and so pretty when complete, you might want to join in the fun and make a wreath of your own!
Santa Christmas Paper Plate Craft for Kids
Santa Claus faces created on paper plates are quite the rage at Christmas, but this is one of my favorites.
The face reminds me of a Muppet, and the cotton ball beard and hat trimmings look so wonderfully fuzzy, kids will love petting their craft creation long after they've made it.
Paper Plate Christmas Tree
This simple paper plate tree is perfect for the little ones. From creating the tree to decorating it with whatever craft supplies you have on hand, this Christmas tree is their chance to create the tree of their dreams!
How To Make A Paper Plate Grinch Craft
If your kids love the Grinch, this paper plate craft is sure to make their hearts grow. There's no denying the sweet smile on the Grinch's face, so this must be after he's learned the true meaning of Christmas. And that's the best time of all!
Paper Plate Christmas Tree Craft
Sweet and simple 3D Christmas trees made from paper plates, these adorable crafts are perfect for children of all ages. Little ones can keep it simple with yarn and pom poms. With older kids, you might want to just pull out all the craft supplies and let them go to town!
For more Christmas ideas, check out our Easy & Creative Christmas Party Decoration Ideas and Christmas Printables for Kids.