Paper Plate Toucan Craft

Are you ready to make a Paper Plate Toucan Craft? It will be a colorful craft that anyone will love completing.

Toucans are one of the most beloved birds in the world, thanks to their colorful plumage and playful nature.

Paper Plate Toucan Craft

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We enjoy making Animal Crafts for Kids. They are super fun and make the time pass so fast (check out our Llama Paper Puppet or make a Surprise Big Mouth Crocodile).

Toucan Paper Plate Craft

Did you know toucans are one of the noisiest birds in the jungle?

They are an endangered species, so by making our paper plate toucan craft, you can help preserve the memory of these beautiful creatures.

How to Make the Paper Plate Toucan Craft

What you need:

  • paper plate
  • pencil
  • scissors
  • glue stick
  • black marker
  • color papers (green, black, and red)
  • markers (black and red)
  • acrylic paint (black, green, red, and yellow)
  • paintbrush
Materials Used

Step by Step Tutorial

The Body

Use your pencil and draw a shape shown in the image below.

Step 1

Cut it out. You can help your child with this part if they struggle with cutting. 

Step 2

Draw a line above the cut you made.

Our toucan will have its beak here.

Step 3

Create a half circle like shown, right on the paper plate. Our toucan will have its face here.

Step 4

Go ahead and paint the half circle yellow. 

Step 5

The other shape will be in green color – the beak part.

Step 6

Go ahead and paint everything else except the pointy triangle (the end of the beak) black.

Step 7

The extra piece that we cut out before will also be black.

We will use it for the toucan’s tail a few steps later.

Step 8

Paint the space on the right side of the green part red. It will be the tip of the toucan’s beak.

If you want to paint this part with a different color, go ahead. 

Step 9

Draw a red mouth on the toucan. 

Step 10

Cut out a green circle 

Step 11

Put a black dot in the green circle for the eye. 

Step 12

Glue the eye on the toucan. 

Step 13

Take the piece of paper you colored in black (the tail), and glue it onto the bird.

Step 14

Draw a feather onto the black paper. 

Step 15

Now let’s draw a smaller feather onto the red paper. 

Step 16

Add the red feather to the bottom of the black feather. 

Step 17

Glue the wing onto the bird. 

Step 18

Check out this paper plate toucan craft that you just made!

Step 19

We think it is terrific!

DIY Paper Plate Toucan

You can make a whole family of toucans from your spare paper plates.

DIY Paper Plate Toucan Craft

Have fun creating!

Paper Plate Toucan Craft Idea

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