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Hanging Rainbow Paper Plate Craft by Cindy Hopper for Alphamom.com

Hanging Rainbow Paper Plate Craft for St. Patrick’s Day

By Cindy Hopper

This Hanging Rainbow Paper Plate craft is perfect for little hands! It’s a fun way for kids to decorate for St. Patricks Day.

Hanging Rainbow Paper Plate craft (faraway shot) by Cindy Hopper for Alphamom.com

 

Supplies for Hanging Rainbow Paper Plate craft

  • a rainbow of paint* (washable, water-based, non-toxic, craft paint which is the most common out there)
  • one inch foam brush
  • scissors
  • glue stick
  • hole punch
  • a rainbow of tissue paper
  • fishing line for hanging

* Always paint outside or in a well-ventilated area.

Hanging Rainbow Paper Plate craft (supplies) by Cindy Hopper for Alphamom.com

Directions for Hanging Rainbow Paper Plate craft

Cut paper plate in half.

Hanging Rainbow Paper Plate craft (Step 1) by Cindy Hopper for Alphamom.com

Paint each half of the plate like a rainbow.

Hanging Rainbow Paper Plate craft (paint the rainbow) by Cindy Hopper for Alphamom.com

With tissue paper folded, cut about one inch off the stack of tissue paper.

Hanging Rainbow Paper Plate craft (cut tissue paper) by Cindy Hopper for Alphamom.com

Glue the strips along the straight side of the plate.

Hanging Rainbow Paper Plate craft (adding streamers) by Cindy Hopper for Alphamom.com

Glue both halves of the wrong sides of the plates together. Punch a hole at the top and fasten fishing line or a ribbon for hanging.

Hanging Rainbow Paper Plate craft (make into mobile) by Cindy Hopper for Alphamom.com

What a festive way to decorate! How fun to be thinking of good luck and rainbows this St. Patricks Day!

Hanging Rainbow Paper Plate craft (close-up shot) by Cindy Hopper for Alphamom.com

Find more St. Patrick’s Day ideas here!

About the Author

Cindy Hopper

Cindy Hopper was fortunate to be raised in a family who appreciated the arts. This background led to a Bachelor’s Degree in Art Education. With a keen eye for design and color, Cindy has cont...

Cindy Hopper was fortunate to be raised in a family who appreciated the arts. This background led to a Bachelor’s Degree in Art Education. With a keen eye for design and color, Cindy has continued her love of art and is now passing her creative skills on to her three children. Cindy’s family and friends are the beneficiaries of her passion for fun and meaningful creative projects.

Cindy’s personal blog, Skip to My Lou, has taken her love of a project to new levels. Postings keep the family busy -– from testing new recipes for holiday treats to designing and building floats for a neighborhood parade to making fabric rolls to hold crayons to creating themed parties. Cindy seems to have an unending supply of ideas for gifts, parties and rainy days.

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