DIY bike license plate

Give ‘em a license to ride with this creative DIY. You and your little rider can spend some freewheelin’ time making a craft that’ll really go places. They can add their name, a drawing of their pet or even decorate it with your state’s real plate colors. Happy travels!

What You’ll Need:
paper
colored pencils, markers or crayons
cardboard
scissors
glue stick
zip ties
clear gloss acrylic spray paint (optional)

supplies to make your own bike license plate

Create a rectangular drawing on paper. Use colors that really stand out.

child coloring the DIY bike license plate

Cut the drawing out and glue it to cardboard. Next, cut the cardboard plate around the edges of your picture.

cut out the bike license plate

Applying a clear coat of acrylic will help protect the plate dust and dirt.

spray painting the DIY bike license plate

Punch holes at the top sides of the plate and insert a zip tie into each one. Wrap the ties around the bike seat post.

license plate attached to the back of a bicycle

watch how it's done!