Visiting the zoo? This  a Paper Plate Lion craft will make kids roar! It’s perfect for zoo camps, school, home, or wrapping up a homeschool unit on African animals.

Paper Plate Lion Craft

Paper Plate Lion Craft

This craft is fun and easy for kids of all ages!

Materials and Directions:

  • White paper plates
  • Brown and yellow paint
  • Brown construction paper
  • Large googly eyes
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors

After gathering supplies, paint a brown ring around the outside of the paper plate.

Paper Plate Lion Craft

Paint the inner portion of the paper plate yellow. Use the paintbrush to paint yellow streaks on top of the still-wet brown paint.

Cut the lion’s nose from the brown construction paper (we used a rounded heart shape). Press the nose and the wiggly eyes onto the still-wet yellow paint. If the paint becomes  dry, secure the nose and wiggly eyes with white school glue.

Use the brush to paint a mouth and whiskers onto the lion.

Paper Plate Lion Craft

When all of the paint is dry, snip the brown ring with scissors. Ruffle and bend the edges to create the lion’s mane.

Isn’t he cute?

Paper Plate Lion

Love this craft?

You may also enjoy our Lion Zentagle coloring pages for kids! You will also want to check  out these 25 Zoo Animal Crafts for kids!

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