Paper Plate Snakes

This is one of those classic paper plate projects. Cut a spiral in a paper plate and there you have it - a coiling snake.

Paper Plate Snakes

Project Info

Difficulty Easy
Duration Under 15 minutes
Age Any
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  • Googly Eyes
  • Optional: Sequins, Glitter etc
  • Paint & Brushes
  • Paper Plate


  • Step 2

  1. Cut a spiral into the plate. You may want to draw the spiral on first with pencil to make sure that you get it right and that you end with a head shape!
  2. Paint the snake and decorate with glitter and sequins
  3. Add Googly eyes to the snake.


  1. You could hang these from the ceiling: simply punch a hole in the head or the trail and hang with string


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Useful supplies

- our picks from Amazon for this project:
Crayola Washable Kid's Paint, Assorted Colors, Pack of 10
Crayola Washable Kid's Paint
Darice 100-Piece Chenille Stems, 6mm by 12-Inch, Purple
Darice 100-Piece Chenille Stems
CKC6114 - Creativity Street Sequins amp;amp; Spangles
Nicole Home Collection White Paper Plates (6 in - 100 count)
Nicole Home Collection White Paper Plates

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