img_20161129_135215526These dinosaurs are made from half a paper plate and some pre-cut card or paper shapes.  I got the idea from The Craft Train who also have some other dinosaur plate designs – this was the simplest.

You will need:

  • Paper plates
  • Coloured card or paper
  • Glue
  • Crayons, pens or pencils
  • Googly eyes (optional)

1480427654021-5673792In advance, cut out sets of heads, tails and legs (template here).  I managed to get two lots out of a single sheet of A4 by careful arrangement of the shapes.

Children glue the shapes to one half of a paper plate, and add facial features and colour as much as they like!


Dinosaur farm Dinosaur farmFrann Preston-Gannon; Pavilion Children’s Books 2013WorldCatLibraryThingGoogle 

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