Alligator craft ideas are always fun to make. While an alligator in real life might be a little scary, creating a fun paper bag puppet can be super enjoyable. This easy alligator craft idea is fantastic to make with little ones in the preschool setting or at home.
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Supplies Needed For This Alligator Craft
How To Make Your Alligator Craft Puppet
Download and print out the Alligator template. Having a template is really useful when your unsure how to draw an alligator freehand.
Next cut the template out. Set aside.
Glue the green cardstock or construction paper onto the side of the paper bag with a flap.
Use scissors to trim off any excess paper.
Trace the template onto cardstock or construction paper and cut the pieces out. (refer to the photo)
Cut out 2 large circles from white paper and 2 smaller circles from black paper.
Glue the red paper onto the alligator’s mouth followed by the teeth.
Glue the eyes together and then glue the eyes onto the alligator’s head.
Glue the rippled paper onto the sides of the paper bag.
Glue the oval shape onto the alligator’s body and the head onto the part of the bag that flaps up.
Use a black marker to add detail to the alligator’s belly. (refer to the photo)
Flap up the bottom of the paper bag and glue the mouth just underneath.
Glue the tail onto the back of the paper bag.
Use a black marker to add nostrils to the alligator’s face.
Your alligator paper bag puppets are finished!
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Supplies for making paper bag puppets
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