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Paper Bag Puppets

Let kids imagination run wild with these Paper Bag Puppets. They can be any color they choose. This craft stimulates kids creativity and provides hours of after craft time play.

Trivia: Ancient Greek terracotta puppet dolls belonging to  500 BC have been discovered.


Pacon® Rainbow® bags
Pacon® Rainbow® construction paper - red, pink, white, black, yellow, orange
Pacon® Peacock™ construction paper – any 2 bright colors of your choice
Pacon® feathers
Fine tip black marker


Using scissors and pattern, cut top and bottom of beak from yellow or orange paper. Cut tongue from red paper, cut two 1” circles from white paper for eyes. Cut two circles from black paper for eye pupils.

Cut one heart from pink paper.

Using paper edgers, cut two 1-1/2” circles from a bright color for circles around eyes. Cut two 2” circles from a different bright color for cheeks.

Using a black marker, draw nostrils on top of beak and outline beak pieces and eye whites.

The bottom of the bag is the bird’s head. Glue bottom of beak to bag under head. Glue tongue to bottom of beak. Glue cheek circles to sides of head. Glue top of beak to head, placed above lower beak. Glue eyes in place, as shown.

Glue a feather to back of head. Let dry.

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Bird Crafts For Kids, Paper Bag Crafts, Puppet Crafts

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