Make a Colorful Flying Snake Out of a Paper Plate

We call this flying snake art, but it is a colorful snake paper plate craft for kids of all ages. Making a paper plate snake craft is great as an art project or simple animal craft at home or in the classroom.

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Let’s make a paper plate snake craft!

Flying Snake Paper Plate Craft for Kids

Paper plates are one of the most versatile crafting staples. We love paper plate crafts because they work so well for kids of any age. Paper plate animal crafts are usually preschool and Kindergarten crafts, but this has an art element that can also be part of a STEAM project for older kids or created just for fun.

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Supplies Needed to Make a Paper Plate Snake

Directions for Paper Plate Snake Craft

Watch Our Short Video Tutorial How to Make Flying Snake Craft

Step 1

We covered our paper plate with paint.  

Step 2: Flying Snake Art from paper plate craft instructions
Your paper plate snake is a spiral cut with scissors

Step 2

After it dried, we used scissors and cut a spiral around the outside of the plate, circling all the way to the snake’s “head”.

Step 3

At the head, we used the hole punch to pop out two eyes for our snakes. Through the eye holes we threaded the yarn.

Finished Flying Snake Art
What a cute paper plate craft!

Finished Flying Snake Art Activity

It’s super colorful and happy! Perfect for a kite-flying spring afternoon! Pull the snake behind you twisting and twirling as you run.

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Did your kids enjoy making this flying paper plate snake craft?

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