Horse Paper Craft with Paper Plates

Grab some paper plates and craft up these fun horse faces! You can turn them into masks by cutting holes for the eyes, or leave them uncut for a fun horsey decoration. Get the full supply list below and our craft tutorial.

Kids Hands Horse craft

Horse Paper Craft DIYs

We have a great new DIY to add to our growing collection today! Check out these horse decorations that kids can make with paper plates, paint, yard and googly eyes! These horse faces make a great camp or party project and kids can make them with minimal assistance.

Before we dig into this craft tutorial, check out a few of the other horse paper craft tutorials that we have posted. There is another paper plate horse craft that has a completely different look than this one!

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Horse Paper Craft Supplies

Here is the supply list you will need to create this horse craft:

horse paper craft supplies

Horse Paper Craft Tutorial

Let’s get crafting! Follow the directions below to create this art project.

1. Cut the sides off of the paper plates. Cut one of the sides in half and set them aside for later. These will be your horse ears.

2. Cut a large oval for the horse’s nose out of construction paper. Draw on what looks like a smiley face for the horse’s nostrils and mouth.

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3. Paint the paper plate pieces the color you want your horse to be.

painting horse ears

4. Once the paint is dry, glue the ears to the back top of your paper plate shape, and glue the mouth on the front bottom.

Assembling Horse Face

5. Cut several strips of yarn and glue them on the center of the top of the horse’s head for his mane.

Yarn mane on horse

6. Glue on the googly eyes to finish your horse paper plate craft.

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That’s it!

Aren’t they great?

You can change the horse’s appearance simply by swapping paint and yard colors. Make a variety of different color combos! These horses would look great hanging up around the barn, your house, or your classroom.

If you decide to give this horse paper craft a try, let us know how they turned out! Feel free to tag us on social media if you post a picture of your horse craft. We would love to see it!

Browse the rest of our DIY horse projects while you’re here.


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