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Paper Plate Hamburger

Paper plate hamburger craft

Grilling season is here and it’s time for picnics and barbecues by the dozen! Here’s a fun project to celebrate summertime that the kids will love. They can make up their own special condiments too, the sky is the limit! This makes a great homemade decoration for Memorial Day too!

You will need:

Paper plate
Paint: tan and brown
Construction paper: yellow, red, green
Brown or tan marker
Tools: scissors, craft glue or hot glue

paper plate hamburger step 1

Cut paper plate into thirds.

paper plate hamburger step 2

Paint the middle piece brown and the upper and lower pieces tan.

paper plate hamburger step 3

Cut strips of construction paper for the condiments:

yellow – cheese
red – tomatoes
green – lettuce

Glue the cheese to the bottom of the “burger patty” and the lettuce and tomato to the top of the patty.

paper plate hamburger 2

Glue the burger patty to the bottom bun. If you like sesame seed buns, use a marker to add dots to the top piece.

Project created by Amanda Formaro for Kix Cereal. Amanda is a well-known craft expert and has been writing and crafting on the Internet for over fifteen years. Find out more on her blog, Crafts by Amanda, where she shares tutorials with step-by-step photos for adults and kids alike.