Soft & Wooly Easy Paper Plate Lamb Craft

This adorable lamb craft for kids starts with one of our favorite crafting supplies, paper plates! The simplicity of this sheep craft makes it the perfect preschool project, but kids of all ages can get in on the lamb making fun. Make wooly lambs at home or in the classroom!

Using Paper Plate Lambs & Paper Plate Lions, kids will enjoy acting out spring weather. "March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb!"
Let’s make this cute lamb craft today!

Sheep Craft for Kids

This preschool sheep craft was inspired by the saying, “March comes in like a lion, and goes out like a lamb.”

Related: Make Paper Plate Lions

But making paper plate lambs shouldn’t just be a spring time craft! We love this sheep craft for preschools, toddlers and older kids year round. This easy fine-motor craft is perfect for kids ages 3–5+.

Let’s grab our crafting supplies and get started on this adorable paper plate lamb craft.

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How to Make Paper Plate Lambs

Supplies Needed

Supplies Needed for sheep paper plate craft: construction paper, scissors, cotton balls, wiggly eyes and glue stick plus a paper plate
This is what you will need to make a paper plate sheep!

Directions To Make This Lamb Craft

Step 1

After gathering supplies, invite kids to cut out a small black heart for the lamb’s nose.

Step 2 - Paper Plate Lamb Craft for Kids - scissors, paper plate and making the lamb ears
Time to make the lamb’s ears!

Step 2

Show kids how to fold the white and pink paper in half, then draw a long ear shape for them to cut out. When they are finished cutting, they should have 4 pieces to work with.

Step 3

Pick up the 2 pink pieces and trim them so they are slightly smaller than the white pieces.

Step 4

Glue the pink pieces onto the white pieces to make ears for the lamb.

Step 5

Glue the ears to the back of the paper plate.

Step 6 - Paper Plate Lamb Craft for Kids - adding the eyes, nose, mouth to paper plate
Let’s add the googly eyes to big lamb eyes.

Step 6

Invite kids to glue 2 large wiggly eyes to their paper plate. If they wish, they may draw a mouth on their lamb.

Step 7

Next, kids will need to gently pull apart the cotton balls and glue them onto the paper plate. White school glue is best for this task!

Step 8 - Paper Plate Lamb Craft for Kids - adding the wooly cotton balls
Next let’s make our lamb wooly.

Step 8

When the lambs are finished, kids may glue a loop of ribbon to the back so they can hang them, or glue a large craft stick to the back to use as a puppet. Simple, cute, and fun!

Step by STep Lamb Craft Tutorial

Step by step images of how to make a paper plate lamb craft for kids
Here is how to make this sheep craft!

Paper Plate Lamb Craft

Easy Paper Plate Lamb

Paper plate lambs are a great way to not only enjoy spring, but also keep kids busy on a rainy day! This little lamb is fluffy, with big cute eyes, and long pink ears!

Materials

  • white paper plates
  • large wiggly eyes
  • white, black, and pink construction paper
  • glue stick or white school glue
  • cotton balls

Instructions

  1. After gathering supplies, invite kids to cut out a small black heart for the lamb's nose.
  2. Show kids how to fold the white and pink paper in half, then draw a long ear shape for them to cut out. When they are finished cutting, they should have 4 pieces to work with.
  3. Pick up the 2 pink pieces and trim them so they are slightly smaller than the white pieces.
  4. Glue the pink pieces onto the white pieces to make ears for the lamb.
  5. Glue the ears to the back of the paper plate.
  6. Invite kids to glue 2 large wiggly eyes to their paper plate. If they wish, they may draw a mouth on their lamb.
  7. Next, kids will need to gently pull apart the cotton balls and glue them onto the paper plate. White school glue is best for this task!
  8. When the lambs are finished, kids may glue a loop of ribbon to the back so they can hang them, or glue a large craft stick to the back to use as a puppet. Simple, cute, and fun!

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Have you tried this Paper Plate Lamb Craft? Let us know in the comments below, we’d love to hear from you!

2 Comments

  1. Very cute. Looks like a lot of fun for the kids!
    Thanks for sharing at Funtastic Friday!

  2. Your little Lamby is soooo cute! Thanks for sharing! #HomeMattersParty
    Jeannee

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