Paper Plate Monkeys – Jungle Crafts

Make your very own paper plate monkeys. These cheeky monkeys are fun to create and will make a wonderful jungle-themed art and craft display! Ideal for children aged 0 to 5 years old. Read these simple instructions below to get started on your Paper Plate Monkeys crafts:

Paper Plate Monkeys
Summer Crafts

Art materials you will need:

Instructions for your Paper Plate Monkeys:

Step 1:Draw around the arm shapes onto the edge of a paper plate and cut them out. Keep the middle part of the plate as the monkey’s head. Trim the top of the plate to make the monkey’s hair!

Step 2:Draw around the leg shapes onto the edge of a larger paper plate and cut them out. Keep the middle part of the plate as the monkey’s tummy.

Step 3:Draw around the tail shape onto a third plate and cut it out.

Step 4:Draw around the face shape onto the middle part of this plate and cut it out.

Step 5:Paint all the body parts with a dark brown paint, and paint the face lighter. Add eyes and a smile with black paint.

Step 6:Glue all the parts together.

Did you know: There are over 260 different species of monkey! Like humans, monkeys all have different fingerprints.


This great project has been designed by Kate Tompsett and supplied by Creative Steps. Each issue of Creative Steps Magazine contains dozens of inspiring ideas and fun crafts to help you encourage learning through creative play. Ideal for everyone caring for young children. Get an exclusive 20% discounton an annual subscription with Creative Steps by using promo code EYRCRE20at: www.creativesteps.co.uk.

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