How to make 5 fun games for your kids with this Paper Plate DIY kids craft

Who knew the humble paper plate was so versatile? That little round of paper is the key to lots of summer fun! When you use it to create a host of creative and simple games and activities for young and old, you’ll be reminded that it’s capable of far more than simply serving food.
This kids craft diy Paper Plate games is fun for all.

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How to make 5 fun games for your kids with this Paper Plate DIY kids craft
Here are five quick and easy crafts you can create using little more than paper plates!
DIY paper plate games kids craft by Katie BRown
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Instructions
  1. To make a frisbee, place a paper plate on a cutting surface. Place a bowl or a quart sized paint container in center of plate. Trace around with pencil to create a circle template on plate.
  2. With a craft knife, carefully cut out circle template. Repeat on multiple plates. You will need two plates for each Frisbee.
  3. Squeeze hot glue around the perimeter of one plate, and carefully place another plate face down on top, adhering the two together. Repeat to create a few Frisbees.
  4. For the Toss Stand, place a paper towel roll over the neck of an empty plastic bottle.
  5. Wrap colored duct tape down paper towel roll and continue down bottle to secure the two together. Repeat to make a few toss stands.
  6. Place a vinyl number sticker on each toss stand.
  7. Place a funnel at the top of each toss stand and fill with sand so that it is weighted.
Recipe Notes

2. BALLOON RACKET GAME

Materials:
Paper plates
Tongue Depressors
Hot glue
Colored tape
Balloons
Process:
1. To create a plate paddle, hot glue a tongue depressor so that it is centered on back of paper plate, half on and half hanging off. Use colored tape to add color to the back of plate. Repeat.
2. Blow up balloon and you are ready to play!
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3. TIC TAC TOE BOARD
Small paper plates (2 colors)
Colored tape
Artificial grass rug
Scissors
Tape measure
Process:
1. Measure and cut an artificial grass rug to 30 inches by 30 inches. Use a tape measure to size and scissors to cut. Cut along the grain line of grass to achieve a straight line.
2. Mark with a small piece of tape 10 inches and 20 inches on each side of the grass rug.
3. Run one length of colored tape from your 10 inch mark vertically down to the opposite 10 inch mark. Do the same for the 20 inch mark, then the 10 and 20 inch marks running horizontally. You should end up with a tic tack tow grid!
4. Use one colored plate as your O and a different colored plate as your X. For the X plate, simply, create an X on the plate with colored tape.
4. PAPER PLATE GOLD METAL

Materials:
Gold Paper Plate (small)
Pinking shears
Stripped ribbon
Hole punch
Sticker numbers and letters
Process:
1. Using Pinking shears, cut around entire edge of a small gold paper plate.
2. Use a hole punch to make a hole on top edge of plate.
3. Feed a length of ribbon through hole and tie in loop.
4. Place a large number 1 sticker in center of plate.
5. PAPER PLATE RING GARLAND
Materials:
Variety of colored Plates (small)
Bowl to trace circle
Cutting mat
Pencil
Craft knife or scissors
Tape
Process:
1. Place a paper plate on a cutting surface. Use a bowl that is about 1 ½” to 2” smaller than the plate. Place a bowl in center of plate. Trace around bowl with pencil to create a circle template on plate. Repeat on many plates.
2. With a craft knife or scissors, carefully cut out circle template and remove from plate. Repeat with all plates.
3. To connect plates as a garland, every other plate will needs to be cut open in order to loop the next plate on. Loop together plates until desired length.
4. Use tape to close all the cuts on the connector plates.
5. Hang your plate garland.

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