DIY Paper Plate Pig Craft with Free Printable

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DIY Paper Plate Pig Craft with Free Printable

Introduction:

Create your own paper plate pig mask with the help of our printable. What’s great about this little piggy craft is that it is easy to make and the printables include a beautiful crown and an adorable bowling hat to customize the mask. Just click the green download button to create this easy peasy pig mask.

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Tools

  • Paintbrush
  • Puncher
  • Scissors
  • Printable We recommend downloading the printable in an A4 thick vellum board (at least 200 gsm) so that the ears and hat will not bend when worn.
  • A paper cup or something circular to trace the peephole for the m

Supplies

  • Paper Plate
  • White and Pink Poster Paint
  • Yarn
  • Puncher
How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Materials
How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Materials

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Step 1

Create the base mask for the paper plate pig

How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Step 1

With a pencil, draw two circles for the peephole of the mask.

How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Step 2

To make things easier, you may use any round object to trace a circle in the mask.

How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Step 4

Cut along the outline made to make the peephole.

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.

Here’s a tip: 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.

How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Step 5

The peephole of your mask is finished! Time to paint!

Step 2

Paint the paper plate with a light pink color.

How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Step 6

Mix a dash of pink to white paint to make the skin color of the pig.

How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Step 7

Color the whole paper plate mask with light pink paint. Set it aside to let it dry.

Step 3

Cut the printables.

How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Step 7

Cut the outer edges of each printable.

How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Step 9

After cutting, you should have 7 cutouts like the sample image above.

Step 4

Assemble the paper plate pig mask

How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Step 10

Stick the snout on the center of the paper plate using glue.

How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Step 12

Paste the two oblong cutouts on the lower side of the pig mask. This will be the blush.

How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Step 12

Flip the paper plate mask over to the other side

How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Step 13

Attach the ears at the top part. Around the top of the peephole. Make sure the ears are peeking through the other side.

How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Step 14

For this project, you can decorate the mask with a crown or a bowling hat. Choose what accessory you want for the pig the stick it in between the ears.

How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Step 15

Flip the paper plate to the other side.

How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Step 16

The paper plate pig mask is almost done! Time to attach the string for the mask.

Step 5

Attach the strings of paper plate pig mask

How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Step 17

Almost done! To wear the mask securely, strings are needed to be attached on both sides to tie on the head.

How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Step 18

Punch a hole on the right edge of the paper plate cat mask. Punch it around the eye level.

How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Step 19

Get a foot of yarn or string and tie it around the hole twice.

How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Step 20

Attach a string on the left side by repeating the previous steps.

How to Make a Paper Plate Pig - Finish

The paper plate pig mask is done!

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6 COMMENTS

  1. Made a punk pig with a mohawk 🤪

  2. Mine was a fancy old pig! Made fun of my little brother while wearing it ahaha

  3. Great Craft! Thanksss

  4. I had fun making this paper plate pig. Can you give me other ideas? I made an alien pig and a wizard pig

  5. DId you guys made your own props?? There’s only one printable

  6. Hi Beany! Yes, they probably did. What we have laid is a general idea of how to create a paper plate pig mask. With some time on the drawing board, you can make all sorts of things. Let your creativity shine. Good luck

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