Looking for a fun paper plate craft for kids? Scroll down to find out how to make Princess Leia with this easy Star Wars craft!
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My kids are huge Star Wars fans and we’ve been doing a bit of Star Wars curriculum, activities, and crafts as we do a bit of supplemental learning this year.
It’s been the best way to make learning a bit more interesting for my oldest son. And he’s pretty excited to talk about his favorite characters while he does math, reading, writing, and art.
If your kids are as big of a Star Wars fan as mine, you’ll want to make this cute Princess Leia craft with them.
The best part is that this Star Wars craft is easy to create and you probably already have all of the supplies.
Star Wars Princess Leia Craft
- 1 paper plate
- Popsicle stick, if desired
- Printable Leia Paper Plate templates
Cricut PNG Template Images
Printable Princess Leia PDF Templates
How to Make This Princess Leia Craft
- To use a print and cut device (such as Cricut Explore), use the PNG images. Upload to your machine software. Resize the main hair image so it is 8.5 inches in width. Resize the hair bun image to 5 inches in width and make TWO. (If desired, flip the second image horizontally prior to printing to have a symmetrical hair bun.) Resize the facial features image to 2.5 inches in height.
- If not using the print and cut option, print the PDF and cut the pieces apart.
- Decorate the paper plate by attaching pieces with glue.
- Glue or tape the paper plate to the popsicle stick.
- Allow the craft to dry completely before playing or displaying.
Princess Leia FAQs
Princess Leia is one of the main characters in the Star Wars franchise. She is a leader in the Rebel Alliance and fights against the evil Empire, and is also known for her iconic hairstyles and the famous line “Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi, you’re my only hope.” Leia is portrayed by the late Carrie Fisher in the original trilogy and sequels.
Princess Leia primarily uses a blaster pistol as her weapon of choice, though she is also proficient in hand-to-hand combat and has been known to use other weapons when necessary.
Princess Leia becomes a leader in the Rebellion due to her intelligence, bravery, and her position as a member of the royal family of Alderaan. She takes on various roles, such as a senator and a spy, and becomes a key figure in the fight against the Galactic Empire.
Star Wars Princess Leia Craft Wrap Up
I hope you enjoy this Princess Leia Star Wars craft as much as my kids and their friends. This is a great project to celebrate Star Wars Day (May the Fourth be with you). Or it’s fun to do before a Star Wars movie marathon!