Paper Plate Dove


Cut and assemble three paper plates into a lovely 3-dimensional flying dove, ready for the kids to hang in the home or classroom.

Paper Plate Dove

You will need:

  • 1 large paper plate
  • 2 small paper plates
  • Yellow paper
  • Sticky eyes
  • String


  • Fold the large paper plate in half.
  • Make a hole through the centre, and thread through some string. Secure with a knot. Thi sis the body of your dove.
  • Cut one of the small paper plates in half. Glue one half to each side of the body to form the wings, varying the angle a little to give the bird dimension.
  • To make a tail, cut a segment from the second paper plate and glue inside the folded body.
  • Glue on a beak cut from yellow paper and the sticky eyes.


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