Paper Plate Cloud – Shower You With Love

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We are slowly coming to an end of our 31 Days of Love series.. But last by no means, means “least”. Today, we have the lovely Leslie from Pink Stripey Socks guest posting. Leslie is PARTICULARLY amazing when it comes to Paper Plate Crafts! And am excited to share her lovely Paper Plate Cloud for Valentines with you today: “Showering you with Love”. They make a fantastic Valentine Decoration

If you are looking to browse more from the series – take a look at Valentine Crafts for Preschoolers, Valentine Day Treats, Valentines Science Activities and Valentine Cards for Kids!

Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays.  Hearts, chocolates, and handmade cards?  Ooh la la! What’s not to love?

Super cute Paper Plate Rain cloud - Show You with Love this Valentines Day. Or simply decorate a child's room. Oh so sweet. I do LOVE Paper Plate Crafts for Kids!

Hiya!  My name is Leslie and I blog over at Pink Stripey Socks.  I love sharing easy ideas for creating and connecting with kids. (Thanks so much, Maggy for inviting me to join in your 31 Days of Love Series!)

I’m thrilled to share today’s Valentine’s Day Craft with you.  We’re making a cute paper plate raincloud so kids can “shower” someone with love!

Super cute Paper Plate Rain cloud - Show You with Love this Valentines Day. Or simply decorate a child's room. Oh so sweet. I do LOVE Paper Plate Crafts for Kids!

Paper Plate Cloud – Here are the materials you’ll need:

  • Paper Plates
  • Scissors
  • Markers
  • Colored Paper (I used scrap book paper, origami paper, and sparkly foam.)
  • Tape
  • Glue

Paper Plate Cloud – Steps

Let’s make our lovely paper plate rain cloud!

Super cute Paper Plate Rain cloud - Show You with Love this Valentines Day. Or simply decorate a child's room. Oh so sweet. I do LOVE Paper Plate Crafts for Kids!

Step 1:  Begin by cutting a paper plate in half.  Then draw a cloud one half or the paper plate.

Super cute Paper Plate Rain cloud - Show You with Love this Valentines Day. Or simply decorate a child's room. Oh so sweet. I do LOVE Paper Plate Crafts for Kids!

Step 2:  Now cut out long strips of blue paper (you can use different pattern ones), hearts in different colours and sizes and of course and rain drops for your paper plate rain cloud.

Super cute Paper Plate Rain cloud - Show You with Love this Valentines Day. Or simply decorate a child's room. Oh so sweet. I do LOVE Paper Plate Crafts for Kids!

Step 3:  Next you need to tape the long strips of paper to the back of your paper plate.

Super cute Paper Plate Rain cloud - Show You with Love this Valentines Day. Or simply decorate a child's room. Oh so sweet. I do LOVE Paper Plate Crafts for Kids!

Step 4:  Finally, it is time to tape or glue on your paper hearts and rain drops on to your paper strips hanging from your paper plate cloud.

Super cute Paper Plate Rain cloud - Show You with Love this Valentines Day. Or simply decorate a child's room. Oh so sweet. I do LOVE Paper Plate Crafts for Kids!

Tada! You’re finished!  This craft was so simple my 5 year old could doodle, cut, and tape alongside me.  Isn’t it gorgeous? I think this makes for a wonderful Valentines Decorations for kids to make. So easy and so cute!

Looking for more ways to create with kids? Here are some more of our favourite crafts –

Paper Plate Rainbow Weaving

3D Paper Plate Dragon (one of our most popular paper plate crafts)

Craft Stick Turtle Weaving

Check out my blog, Instagram or FB accounts.

Happy making, friends!

There are also many more wonderful Valentines Decorating Ideas for kids to make here 

Valentines Decorations - so many different ideas - something for everyone...

Also, if you love Paper Plate Crafts as much as we do, check out these fantastic ideas:

Over 25 Paper Plate Crafts for Kids

 

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