Paper Plate Black Cat

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Students can make this spooky cat using paint and a paper plate.

By Amanda Formaro

What You Need:

  • 1 paper plate
  • Black paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • White craft glue
  • 2 large green wiggle eyes
  • 1 small pink pom-pom
  • Pattern [click for pattern]

What You Do:

Paint the backside of the paper plate black and let dry.

Paint the backside of the paper plate black and let dry.
Turn the plate over to the unpainted side. Cut out the body using the pattern. Cut out the tail and head from the remaining plate. Set scraps aside.

Use tape to attach the tail and the head to the back of the plate, using the photo as a guide.

Use tape to attach the tail and the head to the back of the plate, using the photo as a guide.
Glue on wiggle eyes and pink pom-pom for the nose.

From the scraps of black plate, cut 6 thin whiskers of equal length and glue to the cat’s face.

Paper Plate Black Cat Craft. KinderArt.com

Tip: Colored wiggle eyes are available at your local craft supply store.