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Unicorn Paper Plate Craft

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In our house, there’s no such thing as too many unicorn crafts!

We love all things unicorn, fairies, and glitter.

Unicorn Craft for Kids

So, when the my daughter and her friend were complaining that it was too hot to go outside the other day, we broke out the craft supplies and got to work.

This unicorn paper plate craft is one of our favorites, because they’re so pretty and can be painted any color you’d like.

Don’t care for light teal or pink?

Try baby blue or lavender instead!

Would you rather have a silver horn instead of a gold one?

No problem!

Just change the color of the paper you’re using.

Being able to customize this unicorn craft for kids is what makes it even more special!

What color will your unicorn be?

Be sure to also check out the Unicorn Egg Craftthat’s perfect for Easter or unicorn Christmas ornaments or just because!

Unicorn Paper Plate Craft

Paper Plate Unicorn Craft

Ages: 8+

Time: 30-45 minutes

Supplies Needed:

Unicorn Paper Plate Craft
  • Unicorn Template – DOWNLOAD
  • Paper Plates
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Paper Flowers
  • Hot Glue
  • Glue Stick
  • Black Paint Pen or Black Marker
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Cardstock
  • Glitter Cardstock
  • Marabou Feathers


  1. Paint the paper plates pastel colors. They also look great left white! Allow the paint to dry completely.
  2. Print out the unicorn template above.
  3. Cut the template out and trace onto cardstock.
  4. Cut the horn out and glue on the front of the paper plate. Refer to the photo below.
Unicorn Paper Plate Craft
  1. Cut out the ears. Glue the inner ear onto the ear using a glue stick.
  2. Glue the ears onto both sides of the horn. You’ll want to glue the ears behind the plate, right on the edge.
  3. Cut a strip of marabou feathers. Add a dab of hot glue in front of one ear and then glue the feathers in place.
Unicorn Paper Plate Craft
  1. Tuck the feathers behind the horn.
  2. Glue the end of the feathers in front of the other ear.
  3. Glue paper flowers in front of the horn.
Unicorn Paper Plate Craft

1. Use a pencil to draw eyes onto the unicorn. When you are satisfied with how they look, trace over the eyes with a black marker or black paint pen. (you could also use large googly eyes)

Unicorn Paper Plate Craft
  1. Cut the circles from the cardstock and glue onto the unicorn. Refer to the photo above.


Your unicorn paper plate craft is finished!

Be sure to snap a photo of your unicorn paper plate craft and post it below!

We would LOVE to see how it turned out!

You can also tag us on Instagram @MamaTeaches!

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