Arts and Craft Projects for Kids, General, Safari Science, Top Preschool Arts & Crafts Projects

African Paper Plate Necklace

paper plate necklace

paper plate necklace

DIY Paper Plate Necklace

This is one of our favorite African-themed projects. We love how they all turn out so differently! They are made using the outer rim of a large paper plate and they are inspired by the beaded necklaces of the Samburu Tribe.

African Paper Plate Necklaces


Paper plates, paint, paint brushes, and scissors

African Paper Plate Necklaces

African Paper Plate Necklaces

Step one:

Cut a “v” shape out of the top of the plate.  Then cut along the inside circle.

African Paper Plate Necklaces

Step two:

Paint the plate in bright and fun African colors and designs.

African Paper Plate Necklaces

Step three:

Wear the necklace proudly! Maybe dance to some African music!

Did you enjoy this paper plate necklace? Show off your fun to make, fun to wear art and craft projects and don’t forget to tag us on Facebook.


Join Green Kid Crafts today!

Watch your child’s eyes light up as they strike pay-dirt during an archaeological dig! Kids will embark on a geological adventure as they excavate semi-precious gemstones and identify treasures using a full-color identification guide. Each kit contains everything you need for gemstone excavation, including rocks, minerals, or gems, digging tools, magnifying glass, identification guides, and detailed instructions.

green kid crafts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *