Paper Plate Hot Air Balloon Craft

Your kids will love this super fun paper plate hot air balloon. Let your kid’s creativity soar high with this eye-catching paper plate craft. All you need are paper plates, craft paper, scissors, glue gun, and pompoms. We’ve also provided a template so you can easily follow and make this. This paper plate craft is perfect for older kids and you have so many ways to personalize this by using different colored craft paper.

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Supplies:

Paper 3D Heart Materials
  1. Paper plate
  2. Colorful craft paper
  3. Scissors
  4. Glue
  5. Pompom
  6. Template

How to Make Paper Plate Hot Air Balloon

Are you ready to let your imagination fly? Here’s how.

Instructions:

3D Heart

Step 1:

Paper 3D Heart

Cut out the three hearts using the PDF templates. 

Step 2:

3D Heart

Fold both smaller hearts in the middle. 

Step 3:

3D Heart

Then glue the hearts one over another from large to small. 

Glue only the folded areas of the smaller hearts in the middle of the large heart.

Hot Air Balloon

Step 1: 

Hot Air Balloon

Then once again use the templates to cut out the basket and cords for the hot air balloon. 

Step 2: 

Paper Plate Hot Air Balloon

Glue two cords (paper strip) on two sides of the basket, then glue the third cord in the middle of the basket. 

Paper Plate

Step 1:

Paper Plate Hot Air Balloon

Use the paper plate’s bottom to trace the circumference of the paper plate’s bottom. 

Then use the measurement to cut out one green half-circular craft paper and one blue half-circular craft paper. 

Step 2:

Then glue the green piece of half-circular paper on the bottom side as the grass and then glue the blue piece on the top as the sky. 

Final Step:

Paper Plate Hot Air Balloon

To finish off the hot air balloon craft, glue the 3D heart on the top of the three cords on the basket and arrange the hot air balloon and pompoms inside the paper plate. 

 

There you have it! We hope you fun creating this hot air balloon paper plate craft. If you want to try more paper plate craft, here are some that you might like Cat in the Hat Paper Plate Craft or this Eskimo Paper Plate Craft.

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