Bulldog Craft for Kids (with FREE Template)

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This adorable bulldog craft is fun and simple to make. It’s even easier when you download the craft templates to use. Bulldogs are a special breed of dog and are known to make a perfect addition to any family. Of course, this paper plate version requires a lot less care and never barks.

If you like this bulldog craft, you’re going to love these paper bag puppies, this paint dog, this wiggly eared dog, and these fluffy dalmatians.

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Fun Facts about Bulldogs

  • The name bulldog was made official over 130 years ago.
  • They have often been used as mascots for sports teams, like at Yale University.
  • Bulldogs have a tendency to do a lot of snoring, drooling and farting.
  • They come in 10 different colors and 4 different markings.
  • This breed of dog is great with kids and make a wonderful family dog.

To learn more about bulldogs, check out this article by American Kennel Club.

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Combine Reading with Crafting

The best way to elevate the crafting experience is to combine it with reading a good book. Here are some of our favorite books for kids about bulldogs (and other dogs).

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How to make a Bulldog Craft

Step 1: Paint the Paper Plates

  • Lay out some newspaper on your crafting surface.
  • Pinch a pompom with a clothespin to form a “paint brush”.
  • Place the 2 paper plates on your newspaper, bottom side up.
  • Paint the bottoms of both plates gray. *If you don’t have gray, just combine black and white until you have the color you want. You may also want to add a dab or red or blue.
BULLDOG CRAFT FOR KIDS STEP 1
BULLDOG CRAFT STEP 1

Step 2: Use the Bulldog Craft Template

BULLDOG CRAFT STEP 2
BULLDOG CRAFT STEP 2

Step 3: Attach the Plates

  • Once the paint has dried, cut a couple of slits in one of the plates to create a tab about 2″ wide.
  • Overlap the plates by about an inch or so.
  • Apply the glue stick generously to the tab and attach the plates.
BULLDOG CRAFT FOR KIDS STEP 3
BULLDOG CRAFT STEP 3

Step 4: Put It Together

  • Use the glue stick again to attach the nose to the snout of your bulldog.
  • Then add the snout and nose to the head of your dog craft.
  • Now attach the legs and tail to the body of your dog.
BULLDOG CRAFT STEP 4
BULLDOG CRAFT STEP 4

Step 5: Make the Puppy’s Face

  • Apply googly eyes or print and cut out eyes and glue them in place.
  • Glue each of the ears in place.
  • Then fold each down to look like typical bulldog ears.
BULLDOG CRAFT STEP 5
BULLDOG CRAFT STEP 5

Step 6: Finish With Some Details

  • As a finishing touch, get out the markers and add whatever details you would like.
  • We also decided to cut a little bone and heart for a special detail on the body of the puppy. You can add whatever fun details you would like.
BULLDOG CRAFT STEP 6
BULLDOG CRAFT STEP 6

Now that you know how to make a bulldog craft, it’s time to make it your own. We created ours using traditional gray colors for abulldog, but you can use cartoon like colors or whatever you like. Also give the dog its very own personality with accessories and special details. The only limit is your imagination.

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paper plate bulldog craft
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