Unicorn Paper Plate Craft – A Quick Craft for Kids

 This unicorn paper plate craft is a quick and easy craft for kids which you can set up in just minutes. The children will have fun creating their own unicorn puppet. 

unicorn paper plate craft close up with white and purple plate on white background

Unicorn Paper Plate Craft – A Quick Craft for Kids

Here at Ruffles and Rainboots, I love setting up easy unicorn crafts. When I find one that takes mere minutes to set up and that provides hours of fun, it’s even better. These unicorn paper plate crafts adorable, but they’re also crazy, crazy easy as well. This is one of those crafts that your little ones can make for the most part on their own and feel accomplished and happy with the end result. 

Perfect for creating for imaginative play or just as a fun option for a unicorn-themed party, you’ll want these paper plate crafts on your radar for sure.

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photo collage of completed white and purple unicorn paper plate craft on top and picture instructions on Botton with text Unicorn Paper Plate Craft

Tips to make this unicorn craft

It’s seriously very, very simple, but these tips can help!

  • Let your little ones take charge and create their “perfect” unicorn
  • Draw the eyes however you see fit (even if the directions say something differently)
  • Make certain to let the glue dry so that horn stays put! 

How to make this unicorn craft for kids

Like I said earlier, this is one of those crafts that you’ll love as a parent. And while it’s totally simple, it’s still really, really cute as well! I just love the difference in being able to make a white one and a purple one, but your little one can choose any color that they want.

Unicorn Paper Plate Craft

close up of unicorn paper plate craft on white marble table

This unicorn paper plate craft is so simple and easy to do! You'll be done in no time at all!

Active Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Difficulty Easy


  • Paper plate
  • Gold glitter cardstock
  • Paper flowers
  • Construction paper or cardstock
  • Craft paint-optional
  • Black and pink marker
  • glitter-optional


  • School glue
  • scissors


  1. Leave the paper plate white or paint it a pretty color. My daughter did both.
  2. Draw two curves for eyelids and add plenty of pretty lashes. Make circles and fill them in for the cheeks. For younger kids, pencil in the eyes, eyelashes, and cheeks. unicorn paper plate craft showing eyes and eyelashes drawn on
  3. Cut gold glitter cardstock into a horn shape (ours was about 9” long). Glue it to the top of the plate. unicorn paper plate craft close up of horn
  4. Surround the base of the horn with a few paper flowers, secure with glue. 
  5. Cut two ears from paper the same color as your plate, and smaller pink ear shapes, glue together and then secure to the top back of the plate to finish it off. unicorn paper plate craft close up of ears and horn


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