Paper plate crafts are tons of fun for the kids, but there are some really cute and clever ways to take advantage of the shapes, colors and edges of paper plates. Here are some ideas that will make you think twice about saving them just for picnics!
By cutting notched petals around the edge, you can turn a paper plate into an artful weaving
How about a Zentangle on a paper plate
— seal it with decoupage medium and you have a really colorful mandala for the wall.
The thickness of a paper plate lends itself well to cutting and curling into a beautiful magnolia
for your tablescape.
Fold up a a couple paper plates into an adorable basket
to hold a hostess gift of cookies, candies or fresh fruit.