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Paper Plate Hedgehog

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Children can practice their cutting skills by making this hedgehog.

Materials Needed:

  • Paper plate
  • Scissors
  • Black marker
  • Glue

What to do:

  • Fold the paper plate in half and glue together.
  • On the right corner of the folded part cut a shape to form the face.
  • Draw lines at the top of the paper plate to create spines. 
  • Ask children to use scissors to cut strips (halfway down from the top of the paper plate) to make the spines.

Hints and Tips:

  • Use coloured paper
  • Decorate the hedgehog body with collage, paint etc.

"Hedgehog Paper Plate Craft", Paging Fun Mom! 


Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 3 year+
  • Number of Children: Individual (1), Couple (2)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    Uses a pair of scissors
    Has a clear hand preference 

  • Interest Areas: Art and Craft
  • Games Categories: Art and Craft, Fine Motor Skills, Learning Games
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 3
  • Sub Outcomes:

    3.2 Children take increasing responsibility for their own health and physical wellbeing.

Created On November 3, 2023 Last modified on Monday, November 6, 2023
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