Hippo Paper Plate Craft

Do you love hippos? This Hippo paper plate craft is perfect for kids of all ages to make.

Starting with a simple paper plate, you’ll turn this craft into a hippo ready for playtime. Get ready for hours of fun with this craft.

Handmade hippo paper plate

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DIY hippo paper plate

Make your own hippo paper plate

How to make handmade paper plates shaped like hippos

What you need:

  • Paper plate
  • Drag
  • Paint brush
  • White and black marker pen
  • Pencil
  • Gray acrylic paint
  • Glue
  • Gray, pink, white paper

Materials used

Step-by-step instructions

To start this craft, you’ll paint a sheet of paper gray!

Step 1

You can spread multiple layers on the paper plate if you want to make sure no white gets through.

Step 2

Draw the hippo’s face on a piece of pink paper.

Step 3

Go ahead and draw a pair of ears on a piece of gray paper.

Step 4

Also, draw a pair of ears on a piece of pink paper.

Step 5

Go ahead and glue the pink ears on top of the gray ears.

Step 6

You will then dab a little glue in the middle of the ear.

Step 7

Gently fold the ears together to look like hippo ears.

Step 8

Step 9

On this piece of white paper, you will draw a large set of hippo teeth!

Step 10

Now you will start drawing the Hippo’s face. Start with the eyes!

Step 11

Next, you will want to create the hippo’s nose.

Step 12

Use a black marker to mark it up once you’re happy with the look.

Step 13

Add two giant white teeth to the hippo’s mouth!

Step 14

Glue the hippo’s face to the gray paper you drew earlier.

Step 15

Next, you will add the ears to the hippo.

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Step 16

The most fun part was adding the final touches to the hippo, including those eyes!

Step 17

Use a black marker to draw eyes to highlight them.

Step 18

Add white highlights to the eyes to give them a realistic look.

Step 19

The final image of the hippo will be very interesting! The hippo looks like it’s looking right at you!

Step 20

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Handmade hippo paper plate

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