Paper Plate Leaf Wreath

If you need a little inspiration to create a quick and easy autumn - fall craft for kids,  look no further than this Paper Plate Leaf Wreath. This adorable paper craft is fun-guaranteed for kids of all ages (or even adults), and our handy printable leaf template will make everything easy-breezy!

paper plate leaf wreath

To make chilly autumn days cosier and more fun for the little ones have a go at a fun and easy autumn craft that will also look great hanging up on display for all to see. 

Today we're sharing this cute paper plate leaf wreath, and the best is that you won't need to go out to shop for fancy supplies; I'm pretty sure you have everything you need at home!

Looking for more crafts inspired by leaves? Check this full collection of fun Leaf Crafts and Activities,  our adorable Pointillism Leaf Art, or this Clay Leaf Bowl.

We love using paper plates for crafts and if you have paper plates leftover after making your leaf wreath, give some of these awesome paper plate crafts ideas a try or check out this Autumn Leaf Suncatcher Craft!

How to Make a Paper Plate Leaf Wreath

Paper plate leaf wreath – Supplies:

  • Cardstock or construction paper in various shades of orange
  • Glue dots or glue
  • Paper plate
  • Scissors
  • Leaf shape printable

Fall Leaf Wreath Craft - Instructions:

paper plate wreath

STEP 1: Grab the free printable leaf shapes!

To start the making of this awesome paper plate leaf wreath, scroll below and grab our free leaf shape printable. Once you have it, print the leaf shapes on a sturdy paper or thin card and cut out each shape.

STEP 2: Trace and cut.

Taking a pencil, start tracing each leaf shape onto the construction paper you've chosen to work with. 

We chose to use orange, red, and brown hues! Cut each leaf shape with scissors. 

Fall leaf wreath craft

STEP 3: Make the base of your leaf wreath.

Grab your paper plate and cut out the centre circle of it, this step will create the shape of your wreath!

paper plate craft

STEP 4: Add the leaves in!

Now, the fun part! Invite your little ones to decorate the paper plate wreath by adding small dots of glue onto it and attaching each leaf to make their own design!

leaf paper plate craft

paper plate leaf craft

paper plate wreath leaf craft for kids

You can use this leaf paper craft to keep the kids busy and having fun on a cool autumns day, but you can also add an educational twist. While they work on this leaf craft, engage with your kids by teaching them some facts about the fall season, or talk about how leaves change colour!

leaf craft for kids

We hope you and your messy little monsters have fun. Scroll down for you leaf shape printable or check out our other leaf templates.

paper plate leaf wreath craft


To download your leaf shape printable for free click on the link below and use the discount code: leaf. For personal or classroom use only. Not for redistribution. All images are copyrighted. Thank you.

leaf shape printable

Once complete don't forget to hang up your paper plate leaf wreath for all to see!

Paper plate leaf wreath. Easy fall leaf wreath craft for kids.

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