Paper Bag Craft

This paper bag craft for kids is tons of fun to make and hours of fun to play with.

Paper Bag Craft

Have the kids create a play, write the plot, then spend hours making the puppets for their home-made play out of brown paper lunch bags.

Few hours with scissors and glue and we can have little Shakespeare's on our hands!

You can make many things like:

  • Prince Charming
  • The Evil Queen
  • Horse
  • Ogre
  • Elves
  • Dwarfs
  • Monsters
  • Fairy

Paper Bag Pumpkin

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Turn an ordinary paper bag into a unique trick or treat with our pumpkin crafts for kids.

Write a play or story, then create all the characters you will need out of paper bags.

Before we get crafting, create a blueprint for the puppet you wish to make.

For our example, we have decided to make a princess to act out a fairy tale story with Prince Charming.

Paper Bag Puppets

Our story has a beautiful princess as a main character. Here's how you can make her:

Supplies: Paper Bag Puppet

Craft Supplies:

  • Brown Paper Lunch Bags
  • String (if character needs hair)
  • Googly Eyes
  • Construction Paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
Step 1-1: Paper Bag Puppet

Step #1:

In the fold of the bag crate your puppets mouth. You can do this by coloring the inside red, or maybe add some lips with construction paper.

Step 2: Paper Bag Puppet

Step #2:

On the top glue on some string as hair and any hat they may be wearing.

For ours we have added hair and a gold crown.

Step 3: Paper Bag Puppet

Step #3:

Decorate your face as desired. use goggly eyes to give your puppet some more character.

Also, add arms to the sides if your character has arms.

Step 4: Paper Bag Puppet

Step #4:

Color and decorate the body with markers. For ours we have created a dress.

Let the play writing begin, our princess is ready for the spotlight.

Make sure she is really seen in the spotlight with sparkles and glitter glue!

Paper Bag Craft - Princess

She is the main star of the play. Now move on and make yourself some other characters like this paper bag craft to join in your fairy tale story!

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