Fall is round the corner and of course this means it’s time for apple crafts and back to school crafts. Today we’re sharing an adorable paper plate craft that fits both categories! This PAPER PLATE APPLE BAG CRAFT is super cute with its big eyes and smile, and it’s a really fun way for kids to to keep their back to school stationary supplies organised and tidy!
If you like to give your child’s teacher some classroom supplies at the start of the school year, then this apple craft would make the perfect way to gift them too!
This cute apple themed back to school kids craft can be worn over the shoulder as an apple bag or hung on the wall. Kids can then use their paper plate apple bag to store their pencils, erasers, and other small stationery items. Simply pop them inside the little pocket and everything will be neat and tidy in no time!
This cute apple bag is really easy to make so it’s a fabulous fall craft for kids of all ages. All you need are some paper plates, a bit of ribbon and a smidge of creativity. So grab some paper plates and let’s get crafting!
How to Make a Apple Paper Plate Bag
Apple Craft Supplies:
- Paper Plates
- Red Paint
- Red Gingham Ribbon
- Coloured Construction Paper
- Circle Hole Punchers
- Marker Pen
- Sponge Brush
Make a Back To School Apple Bag
1 – To make your apple bag you’ll need one and a half paper plates. Start by painting the front of the whole plate and the back of the half plate. You can use, red, green, yellow, brown or a mixture of apple like colours.
2 – Next give your whole paper plate an apple shape by trimming off a section at the top for the stalk to go. use the photo above as a guide.
3 – Then cut an apple stalk and leaf from construction paper.
4 – Glue the apple leaf and stalk onto the back of the whole paper plate, at the top.
5 – Cut a length of or red gingham ribbon and staple the ends onto the side of the paper plate.
6 – To make the pocket for your stationary supplies, staple the paper plate half onto the front of the apple.
7 – Use some circle punches and construction paper to make two eyes and glue them on.
8 – Finally cut out two pink rosy cheeks and glue them on and then draw on a big smile.
This paper plate apple bag craft is the perfect accessory for your child’s back-to-school supplies. Why not share your finished apples on Instagram or our Facebook page? We always love seeing what you’e been up to.
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