Paper Plate Umbrella Craft

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Paper plate umbrella craft is simple toddler craft for spring! It’s a great way to entertain toddlers or preschoolers indoors on a rainy day!

Spring time is a fun time of the year to create craft for! This simple but creative paper plate craft is a great activity that isn’t too messy especially if you use paint sticks and a great way to keep toddlers and preschoolers entertained indoors. Paint sticks are temperate paint in stick form. They look like paint, easy to apply for toddlers and dry quickly.

The shape of the paper plate makes the perfect material to use to create an umbrella and its something you probably already have in your home. If you do not have a paper plate you can always use regular white paper.

How to Create Paper Plate Umbrella Craft

  1. Draw the outline of an umbrella on the paper plate. Use the picture as a guide. You will
  2. Use the scissors to cut the paper plate umbrella along the penciled outline. This is to be done by an adult.
  3. Use the paint sticks to decorate the umbrella. If you don’t have paint sticks you can use markers or regular paint. Let your little one decorate their umbrella however they choose!
  4. Once the umbrella has dried, outline the umbrella using the black sharpie.
  5. Cut out raindrops from the blue construction paper. Again this should be done by an adult.
  6. Glue the paper plate umbrella down on the white paper.
  7. Glue the raindrops down on the white paper around and above the umbrella.


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  • Paper Plate
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Paint Sticks
  • Black Sharpie
  • Washable School Glue
  • Blue Construction Paper
  • White Paper


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