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Brown Bear Paper Plate Craft {Printable Template}

This paper plate bear craft is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. Whether you’re just learning about animals, studying the letter b, or looking for a tie in for the book “Brown bear, brown bear” it’s a fun and easy craft.

Grab the printable template for this bear craft later in this post.

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Bears a fun. They’re the villains in many Disney movies, yet most of us also own a teddy bear. They can be scary and cute and cuddly too. This brown bear craft is definitely of the cuddly sort.

Both my girls love the book “Brown bear, brown bear“, my toddler can even “read” it herself due to its repetitive nature and the bright fun pictures.

All you need are a few supplies and the printable bear template and you’ll be ready to craft.

Bear Craft Supplies


1 – Print the bear template (download below) and cut out the pieces.

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2 – Paint the entire paper plate brown.

3 – Use the glue to attach the eyes, ears, mouth, and nose.

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4 – If desired attach a popsicle stick or any other kind of stick to the bottom of the plate so you can wave your bear around or use it as a mask.

5 – Allow it to dry completely.

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Bear face template

Printable bear face template prints on 8.5″x11″ inch paper. The file is a 3 page PDF document. It can be printed on regular paper. The pieces are full color.

Printables are for personal use only. All printables on Tot School Resources website are the property of totschoolresources.com and may not be sold, used for commercial purposes, or given away for free on your own website.

Enjoy this fun brown bear paper plate craft! And be sure to check out the book “Brown bear, brown bear“.

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Yield: 1 bear craft

Brown Bear, Brown Bear Paper Plate Craft

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Paper plate brown bear craft. Perfect tie in with the book "Brown bear, brown bear".

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Difficulty Easy


  • Paper Plates
  • Brown paint
  • Bear Template
  • Popsicle stick (optional)


  • Glue
  • Scissors


  1. Cut out the pieces from the printable bear template.
  2. Paint the paper plat brown and allow it to dry.
  3. Attach the cut out pieces to the plate using a glue stick.
  4. Optional: Attach a popsicle stick to the bottom to create a handle fo sorts.

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