So this pretty much combines both mine and my daughters two big obsessions right now – paper plate crafts and unicorns and why not combine them for Valentines Day? It’s all about what you love right?! This easy unicorn Valentines Day craft is super simple to make and looks great – a winner round our house.
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Unicorn Valentines Day Craft Video Tutorial
Want to see how I made this paper plate Valentines craft? I’ve made a little video below which you can watch but if you’d prefer written instructions then you’ll find them underneath along with a few more suggestions for easy Valentines crafts for kids. Like this craft? Make sure that you bookmark this page or pin an image so you don’t forget about it.
Unicorn Valentines Day Craft Written Tutorial
To make this unicorn paper plate craft start by cutting a triangle / horn shape out of glittery cardboard*, pink or red card would work well for this too.
Because your unicorns horn will go over the top of the paper plate* I’ve used double sided sticky tape* rather than glue to stick it down. It’s a bit more fiddly but with things like this I find that it holds the card in place better (and no one wants a unicorn horn falling off after all). Next cut some heart shapes out of pink and red card and paper, these should be fine to stick on using normal glue.
For the smaller hearts I’ve used a heart shaped cutter* but you would be fine just cutting these out normally. I’ve used some scrap paper that had a cute pattern on it just to give it a bit of differentiation from the larger heart shapes.
Finally draw on your unicorns eyes, mouth and (my favourite) pink cheeks and you’re paper plate unicorn is done!
Ways To Adapt This Craft
Don’t have a heart cutter? Use heart shaped stickers instead. You could also just draw your hearts on although this won’t work drawing on the actual unicorn horn itself.
Use plain card instead of glitter card for the unicorns horn.
Instead of drawing on pink cheeks you could cut these out of pink paper and glue them on.
Cut the unicorns ears out of paper or card and glue these on for a more 3D effect.
More Valentines Crafts for Kids
Enjoyed this craft? Why not try out our toilet roll Valentines Day unicorn craft as well.
My daughter loved making these easy mosaic hearts.
Got young kids at home? This round up of Valentines Day activities for preschoolers has over 60 ideas.