Paper Plate Frog Craft

  • 01 of 09

    How to Make a Frog Out of Paper Plates

    How to Make a Frog Out of Paper Plates
    How to Make a Frog Out of Paper Plates. Sherri Osborn

    Even people who don't like frogs won't be able to resist this cute little guy made out of two paper plates.

    • Age Guideline: 5 Years and Up
    • Time Required: 30 minutes (Does not include drying time)

    The above age and time guidelines are estimates. This project can be modified to suit other ages and may take more or less time depending on your circumstances.

    Let's begin.

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  • 02 of 09

    Gathering The Supplies

    Gathering The Supplies to Make a Paper Plate Frog
    Gathering The Supplies to Make a Paper Plate Frog.

    Before you start any project it is easiest to gather together all of the supplies. For this project you will need:

    • 2 Small Paper Plates
    • Paint
    • Construction Paper
    • Pom-poms
    • Craft Glue
    • Paint Brush
    • Scissors

    Now we can begin.

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  • 03 of 09

    Paint the Paper Plates

    Paint the Paper Plates
    Paint the Paper Plates.

    Start out by painting the bottom of both paper plates green. Let the paint dry.

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  • 04 of 09

    Cut Out Arms and Legs

    Cut Out the Frog's Arms and Legs
    Cut Out the Frog's Arms and Legs.

    Cut out two legs and two arms from green construction paper. Use the photo as a guide. The arms should be just a little smaller than the legs.

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  • 05 of 09

    Glue on the Arms and Legs

    Glue on the Arms and Legs
    Glue on the Arms and Legs.

    Glue the arms and legs as shown onto the unpainted side of one of the paper plates.

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  • 06 of 09

    Glue on the Second Paper Plate

    Glue on the Second Paper Plate
    Glue on the Second Paper Plate.

    Line up the edges of the paper plates and glue your second paper plate on top of the one you glued the legs and arms onto. The unpainted sides should be on the inside, not showing.

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  • 07 of 09

    Add the Eyes to the Paper Plate Frog

    Add the Eyes to the Paper Plate Frog
    Add the Eyes to the Paper Plate Frog.
    Glue two pom-poms onto the paper plate to make the frog's eyes.
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  • 08 of 09

    Make the Pupils

    Make the Pupils
    Make the Pupils.
    Cut small, black circles out of construction paper and glue them onto the pom-pom eyes.
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  • 09 of 09

    Finishing Your Frog

    Finishing Your Paper Plate Frog Craft
    Finishing Your Paper Plate Frog Craft.

    Finally, finish off your frog by cutting two more small circles out of construction paper and gluing them onto the frog to make nostrils. Your paper plate frog is now finished!