Little Red Riding Hood craft

Moveable Paper Plate Little Red Riding Hood Craft

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Not many stories are as well-known and beloved as Little Red Riding Hood. If your child loves this fairy tale or the fractured fairy tale versions of this story, they will love making this moveable paper plate Little Red Riding Hood craft then playing with it when they’re done. 

Made with a paper plate, popsicle sticks, and paper cutouts, your children will love moving Red Riding Hood, the big bad wolf, and even grandma. 

Little Red Riding Hood & Big Bad Wolf Craft

The best part is that you can make this Little Red Riding hood paper plate craft with a few easy-to-find supplies that you probably have in the house. 

If you don’t already have all of the supplies you will need, they are easy to find at your local craft or discount store and online without draining your bank account.

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How to make a Little Red Riding Hood paper plate craft

You don’t have to be an artist to have fun making this craft because the Little Red Riding Hood craft template is already made for you. All you have to do is cut the pieces of the template out on a thick piece of paper, trace onto colored construction paper, and glue everything together. 

For this fairy tale paper plate craft, you will need the following simple, easy-to-find supplies.

Materials:

Instructions:

Gather all of the necessary supplies and use the PDF template to trace and cut out the pieces for the characters. 

Little Red Riding Hood Craft Idea

Glue the top hair onto Little Red Riding Hood’s head, then glue the head onto the hood/cape.
Glue the braids to the side of her head.

Use colorful markers to draw the face. Cut out the pieces of the basket and glue it together.

Glue the basket and the handle over the front of the cape piece, then glue both of the hands onto the basket as if Little Red Riding Hood is holding it. 

Make rest of the characters. 

Glue popsicle sticks on the back of the characters. 

Little Red Riding Hood Paper Puppets
Red Riding Hood, Big Bad Wolf, & Grandma paper crafts

Select your plastic or heavy-duty paper plate. Make a long slit along the bottom using scissors on the bottom edge of the plate. 

How to make Red Riding Hood paper plate craft

Cut out the tree, grass and sky from the template.

Then make the house also using the templates.

Red Riding Hood paper plate craft idea
Grandma's house paper craft

With the slit at the bottom of the plate, arrange the house and trees in the background how you want them, then slide the paper puppets through the slit.

Slide the characters through the slit and now you have a fun moveable, playable Little Red Riding Hood craft.

Little Red Riding Hood craft

This paper plate craft is perfect for a book study, classroom project, rainy day activity, or to keep the kids busy on the weekend or over school vacation.

The best part about this craft is that kids will sharpen their cutting and gluing skills and will have a fun puppet toy to play with when they’re done. 

This craft also makes for a great storytelling prop idea. Have them act out Little Red Riding Hood or one of the many funny alternative fairy tales while reading along to make reading even more fun and interactive for young kids.

Yield: 1 craft

Moveable Paper Plate Little Red Riding Hood Craft

Little Red Riding Hood craft

Use the template to cut out the characters and glue them to a paper plate to make this fun moveable and playable Little Red Riding Hood paper plate craft.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Active Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Estimated Cost $10

Instructions

    1. Gather all of the necessary supplies and use the PDF template to trace and cut out the pieces for the characters.
    2. Glue the top hair onto Little Red Riding Hood’s head, then glue the head onto the hood/cape.
    3. Glue the braids to the side of her head.
    4. Use colorful markers to draw the face. Cut out the pieces of the basket and glue them together.
    5. Glue the basket and the handle over the front of the cape piece, then glue both of the hands onto the basket as if Little Red Riding Hood is holding it.
    6. Make rest of the characters. 
    7. Glue popsicle sticks on the back of the characters. 
    8. Select your plastic or heavy-duty paper plate. Make a long slit along the bottom using scissors on the bottom edge of the plate. 
    9. Cut out the tree, grass, and sky from the template, then make the house also using the templates.
    10. With the slit at the bottom of the plate, arrange the house and trees in the background how you want them, then slide the paper puppets through the slit.
    11. Slide the characters through the slit and now you have a fun moveable, playable Little Red Riding Hood craft.

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