Paper Bag Puppets For Kids
Paper bag puppets can be super fun to make with the kids. If your looking for a duck or frog craft for preschoolers then look no further. Here are two fantastic and easy paper bag crafts that are simple and fun to make.
I never made a paper bag puppet as a child but it’s something that as an adult I find fascinating. Not only is it a great recycle art, paper bag crafts can be doubled up as gift bags for parties or they could be used in a classroom display.
I do hope you love this. We have a free paper bag puppet template so don’t forget to go and download this!
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Supplies Needed For To Make Paper Bag Puppets
- Card Stock
- White Paper Gift Bags
- Blue Paint
- Foam Paint Brush
- Glue Stick
- Black Marker
- Googly Eyes
- Paper Bag Puppet Template
How To Make Your Duck Paper Bag Craft
I will now share a step by step guide to demonstrate these easy paper bag crafts. I’ll share the paper bag duck first followed by the frog craft.
Step One – Duck Craft For Preschoolers
Step Two – Duck Craft For Preschoolers
Trace the wings onto yellow card stock and cut out.
Trace the beak and the feet onto orange card stock and cut out.
Step Three – Duck Craft For Preschoolers
Step Four – Duck Craft For Preschoolers
Fold the small strip of yellow cardstock into the shape of an M.
Glue the folded strip of cardstock onto the duck’s body and the other side onto the head.
Step Five – Duck Craft For Preschoolers
Glue the wings onto the duck, slightly flapping them up.
Fold the small strip of orange cardstock into the shape of an M. (do this 2x)
Step Six – Duck Craft For Preschoolers
Set the duck aside.
How To Make Your Frog Paper Bag Craft
To make the frog paper bag puppet you will need to use the frog puppet template.
Step One – Frog Craft For Preschoolers
Trace the body of the frog onto green card stock and cut out.
Step Two – Frog Craft For Preschoolers
Cut the head and legs from the frog template, trace onto a darker green card stock and cut out. Refer to the photos.
Cut a small strip of green card stock.
Step Three – Frog Craft For Preschoolers
Glue the front legs onto the frog.
Step Four – Frog Craft For Preschoolers
Glue the back legs onto the frog.
Only glue at the edge and flap up the rest of the legs for a 3D look. Refer to the photo.
Step Five – Frog Craft For Preschoolers
Step Six – Frog Craft For Preschoolers
Fold the small strip of green cardstock into the shape of an M.
Step Seven – Frog Craft For Preschoolers
Set the frog aside.
Creating The Paper Bag Puddle
Trace the puddle template onto dark blue cardstock and cut out.
Trace the puddle template onto light blue cardstock and cut out strips from it.
Glue the light blue strips onto the puddles.
Glue the Frog and Duck on top of the puddles.
Allow the paint to dry completely and glue the frog and duck onto the gift bags.
Your paper bag puppets are completed. You can use these as a Puppet or a gift bag.
Download your Free Paper Bag Puppet Template here!
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