This paper plate Scarecrow is just right for an Autumn! Collaborate with your little one on making this craft and then give them a chance to work on scissors skills with this hair cut activity.

Start with:

  • Paper Plates
  • Paint
  • Paintbrushes
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Cardboard
  • Cardstock

Create it!

Step 1: Paint a paper plate for the scarecrow's face and allow it to dry.

Step 2: Cut eyes, nose, mouth and cheeks from cardboard. Paint the pieces and allow them to dry.

Step 3: Glue the eyes, nose, mouth and cheeks to the painted paper plate.

Step 4: Cut cardstock into strips for the scarecrow's hair.

Step 5: Glue the cardstock strips to the scarecrow face.

Step 6: Cut a paper plate in half and paint it. This will make the scarecrow's hat.

Step 7: Cut the textured portion from the half of the paper plate.

Step 8: Glue the two pieces together to create the scarecrow's hat.

Step 9: Trim the edges of the hat brim.

Step 10: Glue the hat to the scarecrow.

Now, the scissors practice - have your little one work on their skills by giving the scarecrow a haircut!