Paper Plate Pig


This paper plate pig is fun for the kids to make and looks great on display. You will need to divert children's attention while the pink paint dries, or perhaps paint the plates in advance.

Paper Plate Pig

You will need:

  • Large paper plate
  • Small paper plate
  • Pink paint
  • Pink card
  • Pink pipe cleaner
  • Large wiggle eyes
  • Black marker pen
  • Glue
  • Stapler (optional)
  • Sticky tape (optional)


  • Paint the plates pink and leave to dry.
  • Glue or staple the plates together along the rim.  The small plate is the head, the large the body.
  • Cut two legs from pink card and glue to the rim of the large plate.
  • Cut two ears and a snout from the pink card and glue to the small plate.

Paper plate pig's face close up

  • Stick on the wiggle eyes.

Coiled tail close up

  • Coil the pipecleaner to make a tail.  Tape or staple the tail to the pig.

Paper plate pig version 2
Here's another paper plate pig with a slightly different face


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