Monsters are a great general Halloween themed and this monster paper plate wreath is super easy to make and loads of fun for kids.
Kids can have fun making a monster wreath with eyes and a mouth that can be a great art project that is flexible in how it is made and created.
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We have always love the book The Monster at the End of This Book. And it is a fun book to read. I just know that I love. Plus not all monsters are scary and it is a good book for these wreaths!
You can make your own wreath and enjoy making your own monster! Plus have a little fun seeing how creative kids can be!
What you need to make your Monster Paper Plate Wreath
There are all the supplies we use to make this monster paper plate wreath. You can find the links to Amazon below.
- dot marker metallic shimmer or you could use a dot marker
- paper plate
- wiggle eyes
- triangle punch – Similar to what we used
- oval punch
- glitter paper
- white construction paper
- clear glue
How we made the Monster Paper Plate Wreath
You will find all the steps we took to make the paper plate wreath below.
Dot Marker the Paper Plate Wreath
You want to take dot markers and dot the paper plate wreath. You can use any color you want. You can see we used some of the dot marker colors that have a shimmer to them.
Plus dot marker dry really fast. So you can move to the next step quickly without worrying about drying time.
Make Teeth for the Monster
There are several steps that we used for the teeth.
Punch out the Monster Teeth
You start by punching out the teeth. Punches make this easy because kids can be as creative as they want with the teeth.
You can see we did triangles and ovals for the teeth. You can see some of the punches we made.
Glue on the Monster Teeth
You can see that we glued the teeth on the back of the paper plate. This is to make the teeth show up after you finish.
You can see the difference between the triangle teeth and oval teeth here.
Glue on Eyes for the Monster
You want to give them loads of eyes and let them pick and choose how the eyes go on the paper plate monster. This is on of the fun creative parts of doing crafts.
Make Horns or Ears for the Monster
Finally, you make horns and ears for the monsters. We use glitter paper for this. You can see how we used the punch for making these again.
The punch is a great craft tool that works in deep pressure while doing the punches.
Check out our Final Monster Paper Plate Wreath
Here is a look at our final monster paper plate wreaths. These are super fun and quick. And the punches make it easy for kids to change it up how they want!
Check out these Monster Crafts & Printables
Monster No-Prep Weekly Packs are great weekly packs that you can use with kids that have prek, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, third grade, and fourth grade.
Watercolor Color Wheel – Monsters Love Color IS a great book and craft for monsters. You have learn about different color and mixing those colors.
King of the Wild Things Crown is a great activity for the king of the monsters!
Where the Wild Things Are Gross Motor gets kids moving and grooving with monster movements from the book.
Monster Eyes I Spy by Homeschoool Preschool
Also check out these other great monster craft.
Check out all the fun Monster Printables & Activities on 3 Dinosaurs.
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