Rocking Paper Plate Chick

Learn How to Make a Rocking Paper Plate Chick

If you’re looking for Paper Plate Craft ideas for kids then you’ll definitely want to add this Rocking Paper Plate Chick to your list. It’s really easy to make and the real fun is in the decorating.

These Rocking Paper Plate Chicks also make a great pre-school craft idea, to keep them busy through the day.

And for something a little different you could add a couple of little chick feet to make it look like your chick is walking while pecking at the ground.

But that’s why kids craft is so much fun, it’s the perfect time to let their imagination run wild.

Anyway, let’s get started.

How to Make a Rocking Paper Pate Chick

Paper Plate ChickFirst, let’s get everything ready so you can leave the little ones to get busy and avoid all those interruptions.

Skill Level – Easy

Time Required – 15 minutes

What you will need

  • Paper plate
  • Paint
  • Feathers
  • Orange construction paper
  • Googly eye
  • Glue

Step 1

First, paint your paper plate your favorite color for your chick then let dry before folding the paper plate in half. This makes up your rocking paper plate chick.

Step 1 - fold plate

Step 2

Next, fold a piece of orange construction card in half and cut out a triangle.

Step 2 - cut beak

Step 3

Glue your beck to the inside of the paper plate.

Step 3 - glue beak

Step 4

Then add your googly eye near the top of the fold.

Step 4 - add google eye

Step 5

Using your feathers glue some in the middle of the paper plate to form your wings.  If you don’t have any feathers handy you could also make your wings using construction card. Now you are finished making your rocking paper plate chick.

Step 5 - add feathers

Bonus Tip: Add some feet if you like, just make sure they don’t extend past the edges of the plate, or this chick will have trouble rocking.

Here’s a quick video on how to make a rocking paper plate chick

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I hope you’ve enjoyed this guide on How to Make a Rocking Paper Plate Chick for your kids.  If you have some great variations on this craft idea then please feel free to leave them in the comments below and check out our other Paper Plate Craft Ideas for more inspiration.

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