Your kid is growing wiser by the day, and this activity will leave them wide eyed with wonder. It doesn’t take long at all, and at the end you have a crafty owl.

What you need

Paper plates

Paint or makers


Safety scissors

Googly eyes (or just use a marker pen)



Develops coordination and control

Learning through watching and copying others

Develops the imagination and helps them make creative decisions

Increases confidence

Encourages communication skills

How long will it take?

30 mins

What to do

  1. Ask your child to stick the googly eyes on a paper plate for the owl’s eyes, or draw them on yourself with marker pen.

    drawing an owl on a paper plate
  2. Make triangles out of paper for the nose and ears and stick them on using glue. Too-whit-too-woo – it’s an owl! Why not make up a story together about Owly’s many adventures?

    paper plate owl