If your boys are always running around the house, playing ‘Super Heroes’ then they’ll love this Paper Plate Captain America Shield craft idea. And if they end up throwing it about the house, they’re less likely to break things than if they were using a plastic toy shield.
Plus, they get to make it, so it’ll keep ’em busy while they’re crafting away.
Oh, and this is the old Captain America Shield, as apparently there is a newer version now. But hey everyone loves a classic and the new one doesn’t make a great flying disc, so it’ll be a hard sell anyway.
Stick with the classic shield and nobody will be disappointed. And try to find the biggest paper plates you can find.
Anyway, let’s get started and if you get stuck just watch the step-by-step video at the end of this tutorial.
How to Make a Paper Plate Captain America Shield
Skill Level – Easy
Time Required – 15 minutes
What you will need
First, paint the outside of a large paper plate with red paint. Then paint the inner circle.
Next, cut out a blue circle using your construction card and glue to the middle of the paper plate.
Then cut a star using white construction paper and glue on top of the blue circle.
Using the other large paper plate cut a strip to use as the hand grip.
Then sticky tape the paper plate strip to the back of your shield and you are now ready to play.
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