Crafts for kids Sports crafts

Euro 2016 paper plate football craft for kids

paper plate football craft for kids

My 6 year old has been attending an after school football club this year which he loves. I have to admit I’m pretty clueless about most sports but will all this chatter about Euro ’16 I thought it was about time we had a go at crafting our own football.

Paper plate football craft for kids

We used a white paper plate, black card, hexagon template, scissors and Glu Dots.

Euro 2016 paper plate football craft for kids

The first step was to cut out our hexagons. I love sewing so we used a plastic hexagon template, the kind used in English Paper Piecing. My 4 year old drew round this with a pencil.

Euro 2016 paper plate football craft for kids

Then she carefully cut each hexagon out.

Euro 2016 paper plate football craft for kids

Then it was time to stick the black hexagons onto our paper plate football. We used Glu Dots as these are great for crafting with and my 4 year old is able to use them independently.

Euro 2016 craft for kids

She placed each hexagon on her football until she was happy with how it looked. What do you think? Now we’re all ready for the Euro 2016 with our football craft for kids!

Euro 2016 football craft for kids

You may be interested in some of our other sporty posts:

Wimbledon cupcakes

Paper plate Olympic rings craft

Olympic ring cupcakes

Olympic Lego colour ring sorting for kids

Lego (8909) Olympics Collectible Minifigures

The day I met Paula Radcliffe

Rugby World Cup craft for kids

5 Comments

  • Reply
    10 Euro 2016 football crafts for kids - the-gingerbread-house.co.uk
    June 11, 2016 at 10:06 pm

    […] Paper plate football craft for kids from the gingerbread house […]

  • Reply
    Sarah
    June 12, 2016 at 9:16 pm

    Great, yet simple craft! Perfect for celebrating Euro 2016! Thanks for sharing xx

  • Reply
    Paper plate laurel wreath craft for kids - the-gingerbread-house.co.uk
    July 6, 2016 at 5:00 pm

    […] at the moment which has had a great influence on our crafting. So far this year we’ve had Euro 2016, Wimbledon and the Tour de France 2016 and we’ve still got many more to […]

  • Reply
    World Cup mini flags activity for kids - the-gingerbread-house.co.uk
    May 30, 2018 at 1:58 pm

    […] Paper plate football craft for kids […]

  • Reply
    Kid-Made Soccer Gifts - Crafts, Recipes, & More! - The Soccer Mom Blog
    June 12, 2019 at 11:16 pm

    […] Plate Soccer Balls (directions on The Gingerbread House) — You could easily modify this craft to make it into a Father’s Day card, shaped like a […]

  • Leave a Reply