Paper Plate Skeleton Greeter
- Paper plates: 9”, six; 7”, three
- Black cardstock or construction paper
- Silver paper fasteners, 16
- Black cording, 10” length
- Decorative-edge scissors
- Punches: circle, 1-1/4”; hole, 1/8”
- Beacon Adhesives Paper-Tac Glue
black marker, newspaper (to cover work surface)
- 1. Use decorative-edge scissors for all cutting.
- 1. For body, cut top from 9” plate. For arms and legs, cut two 2-1/2”-wide strips from center of four 9” plates (for total of eight strips).
- 2. For feet and bottom part of body, cut two 7” plates in half. (Note: Three halves will be needed.)
- 3. For fingers, make four slits in bottom arm pieces. For toes, make three slits in sides of feet.
- 4. Punch or cut three 1-1/4” black paper circles (eyes and nose). Adhere eyes and nose to 7” plate (head).
- 5. Punch 1/8” holes in nose and eyes; attach paper fasteners.
- 6. Outline bones with marker using photo as guide.
- 7. Punch 1/8” holes in bottom of head, top corners of rounded body pieces, 2-1/2” from ends of center body piece, on ends of arm and leg bones, and on corner of feet bones. Attach paper fasteners to bones connecting body pieces.
- 8. To hang, punch hole on top edge of head. Thread cording through hole and knot ends together.
- 1. Substitute decorative-edge scissors with regular scissors.