Create an Easy Paper Plate Tiger with Printable

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Create an Easy Paper Plate Tiger with Printable

Introduction:

Learn how to make an adorable tiger using a paper plate. What makes this arts and crafts project much simpler for small kids and preschoolers to do is the tiger printable that you can download below. It’s a cut-and-paste activity where kids can develop their scissor skills and learn how to visualize and assemble. Comes with a free printable to make it easier for kids and their parents or guardians to make with them.

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Tools

  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors

Supplies

  • Paper Plate
  • Orange and Black Poster Paint
  • Glue
  • Printable We recommend downloading the printable in an A4 thick vellum board (at least 200 gsm)
How to Make a Paper Plate Tiger - Materials
How to Make a Paper Plate Tiger - Materials

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Instruction

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Step 1

Paint the paper plate with a orange color.

How to Make a Paper Plate Tiger - Step 1

Grab a paper plate and orange paint. Using a brush paint the paper plate with orange paint.

How to Make a Paper Plate Tiger - Step 2

Set it aside to let it dry.

Step 2

Cut out the tiger printable

How to Make a Paper Plate Tiger - Step 3

Download and print the printable by clicking the yellow download button above.

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After cutting, you should have 5 cutouts like the sample image above.

Step 3

Assemble the paper plate tiger

How to Make a Paper Plate Tiger - Step 5

Grab the orange-colored paper plate and the cutouts made from the previous step.

How to Make a Paper Plate Tiger - Step 6

Stick the nose and mouth cutout on the middle of the orange paper plate.

How to Make a Paper Plate Tiger - Step 9

Optional:

How to Make a Paper Plate Tiger - Step 10

Stick a pair of eyes on the upper part of the paper plate.

How to Make a Paper Plate Tiger - Step 11

Lastly, stick a pair of ears on the back of the paper plate.

How to Make a Paper Plate Tiger - Step 12
Step 4

Paint some stripes on the paper plate

How to Make a Paper Plate Tiger - Step 13

Using black paint (or black marker), paint some stripes on the cheeks and forehead of the paper plate tiger.

How to Make a Paper Plate Tiger - Finish

Voila! The paper plate tiger is done!

Extra Tips

  • Stick it on a wall to make an adorable safari-themed decoration.
  • Turn it into a paper plate mask. Instead of sticking the eyes to the plate, cut two peepholes in it instead. To wear the mask, attach a strick on both sides of the mask or attach a long wooden stick at the back.
  • Use this activity for kids to get familiar with various animals. We have so many animal-themed crafts on our websites that you and the kids can have so much fun doing. Use these activities to teach them different kinds of animals and learn to appreciate their importance in our world and why we should appreciate them.
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  1. I made this for my son and he made make it a mask ahaha. I don’t know who he is supposed to be he said “Grunther”, whoever that is

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