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Paper Bag Pirate Puppets Kids Will Love

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Paper Bag Pirate Puppets Kids Will Love

Ever since I watched the movie Peter Pan as a child I have enjoyed movies and cartoons about Pirates.As a preschool teacher we had a favourite Pirate themed song which the kids loved. Today we have a fantastic Pirate themed craft which I am sure you will love making with the little ones. Enjoy.

Paper Bag Pirate Puppets Kids

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What You Will Need

Construction Paper

White Paper Bag

Scissors

Glue Stick

Gold Glitter Paper Stock

Black Marker

Paper Bag Pirate Puppets Kids

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Let’s Make It

Download and print out the template. Cut the template out. Cut large squares of cardstock or construction paper and glue onto the paper bag. You want to glue on the side that the square bottom flaps up.

Paper Bag Pirate Puppets Kids

Glue strips of paper onto the bags to give the shirts some stripes. (refer to the photo)

Paper Bag Pirate Puppets Kids

Glue a brown strip of paper across the paper bag to give the pirates a belt. Use scissors to trim off any excess paper from the sides.

For the pirate with the vest: Fold a piece of paper in half and create a jagged vest, cutting all the way around to create 2 identical pieces. Glue the vest onto the pirate’s shirt. Use paper to add more details.

For the pirate with the hat: Fold a white piece of paper in half and cut a “fluffy” shape out. (refer to the photo) Unfold the paper and glue onto the pirate’s shirt.

Cut rectangles from gold glitter foam or cardstock. Glue onto the pirate’s belts. Cut a small rectangle from black paper and glue into the center of the belts.

Trace the head template onto flesh toned paper. Cut out and glue onto the top of the paper bag.

Trace the bandana template onto colored paper, cut out and glue onto the top of the pirate’s heads.

Cut pieces of colored paper to add accents to the bandana’s. (refer to the photo). Cut hair pieces from coloured paper and slip under the bandana/and or hat while the glue is still wet. Cut earrings from gold glitter foam or paper and glue onto the pirate’s ears.

For the pirate with the hat: Trace the hat template onto black paper and cut out. Add yellow accents with paper and use white paper to create a skull and crossbone. Glue the hat together. Glue the hat onto the top of the pirate’s head.

Trace the eye template onto white and black cardstock. Glue the eyes together and then glue them onto the pirate’s face. For the pirate with the hat: Trace the mustache template onto paper, cut out and glue onto the pirate’s face.

For the girl pirate: Use black paper to add eyelashes to her eyes.

Use a black marker to add a nose, mouth and beard stubble on the boy pirates.

Trace the sword/and or hook template onto cardstock, cut out, glue together and glue onto the side of your pirates.

There’s also a template for a Parrot if you’d like to create a parrot to go along with your pirate crew! 🙂

Your paper bag pirate puppets are finished! Visit the Pink Pirate Tutorial Here!

      Visit The Captain Hook Tutorial Here!

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