Cute Paper Plate Cow Mask with Free Printable

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Cute Paper Plate Cow Mask with Free Printable

Introduction:

Kids will surely enjoy making this paper plate cow made from our downloadable pritables. This craft is great for kids, preschoolers and grade schoolers  to do as it is quick and simple enough for them to do with the guidance of their parent and adult.

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Tools

  • Scissors
  • Pencil

Supplies

  • Paper Plate
  • Glue
  • Black marker/crayon/paint
  • String/Yarn
  • Printable (download the 2 pages below)
How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Materials
How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Materials

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Step 1

Make the base mask for the paper plate cow

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 1

Draw two circles for the peephole of the mask using a pencil. Follow along the dashed line as illustrated in the picture above. You may use your eyes to guide where to position the peephole for the mask.

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 2

The pencil outline should look like this. You can draw a perfect circle by tracing a small circular object.

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 3

Cut along the outline made. To make things easier, Cut a small slit at the center to make it easier to cut. Insert the scissors on the slit, then start cutting along the outline.

You may use a cutter if you find it more manageable. Just be very careful when handling sharp objects. Ask an adult to help, and do not let small children use a cutter on their own.

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 4

The peephole of your mask is finished! Grab a black marker or black crayon and outline cow fur prints on the plate.

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 5

Fill in the white spaces of the black outline with a black marker, paint, or crayons.

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 6

The base of your paper plate cow is now finished. Set it aside for now.

Step 2

Cut out the pintables.

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 7

Download, then print the printable sheets found in the materials section of this tutorial. It’s best to print it on thick paper to be more durable to use as a mask. Cut each of the parts needed for the mask.

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 8

You now have 6 cutouts for your mask: 1 mouth, 2 yellow horns, 2 ears, and a bell bow.

Step 3

Stick the mouth cutout to the paper plate

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 9

Using glue, stick the mouth to the bottom middle.

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 10

Position the mouth like the sample image above.

Step 4

Stick the horns to the plate

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 11

Flip the paper plate to the other side.

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 12

Stick the horns on top of the peephole are of the paper plate.

Step 5

Dress up the paper plate cow with a cute bow

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 13

Get the bell bow and stick it at the back of the paper plate.

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 14

Position it at the bottom of the paper plate.

Step 6

Attach some ears

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 15

Stick the ears at the back of your paper plate. Position each ear near each horn.

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 16

Almost done!

Step 7

Attach the string

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 17

To wear the mask, use a string to fasten it in place.

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 18

Punch a hole on the paper plate below the right ear.

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 19

Insert a long string and tie a double knot to secure it in place.

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 20

Punch another hole below the left ear and tie another piece of string around it.

How to Make a Paper Plate Cow - Step 21

The paper plate cow is now done! You may now tie it on your head.

Extra Tips

  • Be gentle when attaching the strings.
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5 COMMENTS

  1. Thanks for the Printable!

  2. Need the glossy type of paper but regular bond paper is also okay

  3. Thanks, I sent my classmates links to the mask crafts for our activity. I like how it is easy to understand

  4. I used photo paper and regular paper, the photopaper is much much better

  5. Great guide, as a suggestion: use one of those stretchy rope(whatever they are called) ahaha

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