Paper Plate Santa Craft

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Santa crafts are a fun and easy way to get into the holiday spirit. And what could be more festive than creating a Santa Claus out of a paper plate?

There are many reasons to love this simple Paper plate Santa craft. For one, it’s very inexpensive – all you need is a paper plate and some basic craft supplies. Plus, it’s a great activity for both kids and adults, making it the perfect way to spend an afternoon with family or friends.

And best of all, it’s a great way to show your holiday spirit – after all, nothing says “Merry Christmas” like a homemade Santa Claus!

Paper plate santa craft

We have many fun Santa Activities in the blog! From the Advent calendar to Scissor skills, there are plenty of great things to do with Santa.

Supplies you will need to make Paper Plate Santa

Watch a Video on how to make the Paper plate Santa Craft

Directions to Make a Paper Plate Santa Craft

The first step is to cut away 1/4th of the 9″ plate.  See the picture below to get better clarity.

Now paint the centre of the Plate with skin colour. This is the face of Santa. The surrounding white part is the beard of Santa. Leave the plate to dry for a while.

Download the free template at the end of the Post and print it on a thick sheet – Cardstock. Paint the Hat and lips Red. Paint the nose Beige colour. Now leave these sheets to dry.

Cut the pieces out!


First, Stick the eyes and Mouth on the  Paper Plate.

Add the moustache and Nose.

Finally, stick the 3 parts of the cap together and stick it on the paper plate.  Santa Claus is here! Ho ho Ho!

This is a very easy craft! We have many such easy Paper Plate crafts in our blog. All of them have a free template to make your work easier. Check the Paper Plate Craft section.

Paper Plate Christmas Crafts

So are you ready to make this Paper plate Santa craft? Download the template at the end of the post!

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Paper plate santa craft


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