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Easy Paper Plate Smiley Face

Image of Easy Paper Plate Smiley Face

Next time you go to the Dollar Store check around for some plain yellow paper or plastic plates to create this inexpensive and sunny Smiley Face.

Supplies

black paper
yellow paper plate

 

black yarn

 

glue

Instructions

Cut 2 silver dollar size circles from black construction paper for the eyes. Cut out a 2 1/2 inch smiley face mouth or alternately another circle.
Cut 10 pieces of yarn each 3 inches long. Line up 9 of them, use the tenth to tie them together in the middle for the hair. Alternately use 9 6-inch pieces of yarn, then braid them together to make a girl.
Glue on the eyes and the mouth. Then glue the hair on and let dry. This makes an excellent activity for groups of children if the cutting is done beforehand.

This craft is reprinted courtesy of ThriftyFun where you will find inexpensive craft projects and tips.

Contributor

Image of Terri Bose of MakingFriends.com
Terri Bose of MakingFriends.com

Terri is the creator of makingfriends.com, freekidscrafts.com, scoutswaps.com and badginabag.com. Her work is republished all over the internet and is considered the queen of kids crafts.

2 thoughts on “Easy Paper Plate Smiley Face”

  1. Mrs. Kenan Gilbert says:

    This is a cute idea, but I’m not understanding the way to make braided yarn hair for the girl?

    • Betty Bose says:

      This was a craft from one of our contributors but I would guess that you attach the same way but braid three strands of yarn on each side to form the braid. I would suggest a pretty bow int the middle would also be cute.

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