Plate Date


  • Assortment of colored paper plates
  • Yarn
  • Pom-poms
  • Stickers
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Googly eyes
  • Wire cutters
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun
  • Glue
  • Colored paper cups
  • Colored tape
  • Utility knife
  • Small dowels


  1. Two small plates, one large plate. Hot glue two pompoms to the center of the plate to form the nose. Use cut pipe cleaners for the mouth.

  2. With a utility knife make five small X's on each side of the nose. Using a dowel, push yarn through back of the plate to the front to form whiskers.

  3. Hot glue clothespins to the mouth for tusks as well as the eyes at either edge of the plate.

  4. Cut other small plate in half and curve slightly so that they are moon-shaped.

  5. Glue parts together to form a head, body, and flippers. Decorate!