Transform your child into a fierce little lion or a big brave bear. You’ll soon both go wild with laughter.

What you need

Paper plate

Lolly stick

Felt tips or paint

Cotton wool or rolled up balls of coloured paper


Safety scissors


Developing coordination and fine motor skills

Learning from others

Making creative choices

Developing sense of humour

And don’t forget, the everyday things you do together make a big difference and can help your child to grow up healthier and happier.

How long will it take?

30 mins

What to do

  1. Cut out a circle in the middle of the paper plate for your child's face, and attach a lolly stick to the bottom of the plate.
  2. Make some ears out of paper and stick them to the top. Then together you can colour it in, or stick on some furry cotton wool. GRRRR!

    paper plate animal masks