Outline each arm separately with pencil. You can place the paper bag on top of the paper and trace the outline of the bottom half of the bag. Point the opening toward you. See Also: This page has lots of simple craft projects, including cut-out characters, finger puppets, dioramas and snowflakes. I was wondering if there is any way to get an edit-able file so I can create different hair and eye colors for a larger preschool class of children so they can find eyes and hair like their own? Manipulate the chopstick to bend and extend the arm.
All this craft involves is cutting and sticking. Flip a paper bag upside down so that the bottom is at the top. Then insert the thin end of a chopstick or a similarly long and tapered object, like a sharpened pencil into the gap by the wrist. A Free companion App, SudBudz® engages your children into an immersive world of special and unique characters called SudBudz®. For mouths, glue the teeth onto the mouth hanging over the edge. This year, our youngest child is working on reading more and we started with the book Big Red Barn. To operate a puppet, slip your hand into the bag and put four fingers in the flap.
Use the entire width of the flap to create an exaggerated mouth if desired, or a smaller one in proportion to the other facial features. Then, with each ear facing up, apply glue along the extra strip and stick that to the back of the bag, behind the flap. Be careful not to smooth out any creases. Paper bag puppets are classic, so why not make some for Halloween? Make sure you do this before any clothing coloring takes place or you may have an upset clothing designer on your hands! You may also want to cut a dress from a piece of red paper. Once you've printed out the page, cut out Abraham Lincoln's face following the white line. You can scale the patterns down to fit smaller bags. Step Six — The Lorax Paper Bag Puppet onto the back of the moustache and then glue the onto the.
We did traditional farm animal colors, but let the kids use whatever colors they want! To make them, cut out the patterns, trace around them on colored paper, and cut. Cut the ears out with scissors. Kids just love farm animals, which is why farms are such a popular topic for early childhood education units. Cut yarn into strips of any desired length. Chinese New Year 2016 is in a few weeks. Allow extra length at the top to use as a glue tab later on.
These patterns are for cutouts to decorate the paper bags for each character. Then, with each ear facing up, apply glue along the extra strip and stick that to the back of the bag, behind the flap. Then glue it onto the paper bag body directly under the puppet face. Some pieces are easier to cut out than others. We used 4 but you can put on less if you like. If you want your children to color the fox head you could print it out on white paper.
Then you will need to open the template in Acrobat Reader. Trace the butterfly wing template twice onto colored paper. Add the throat and uvula above the crease if desired. To get your set of our free Farm Paper Bag Puppets, sign up for our email newsletter using the widget below! We made our little monster with three eyes. If you like, you can use instead of the paper template pieces.
How the bag's flap and the flap's crease are decorated determine the type of puppet. Paint the paper bag and let dry. Here are some more Seuss themed activities:. Here in Australia the paper bags that we buy in the grocery store are rather 2-dimensional - as in, they don't have the flat bottom that can be used as a flap. Next glue the wavy paper onto the sides of the paper bag. Using a stiff sheet of construction paper, outline each ear with pencil. Repeat step 4 with the other template pieces.
The Abe Lincoln face printable is perfect for a. We're also sharing a fun companion book and a round up of. Give your puppet some extra bite. Trace the butterfly face shape onto cardstock or construction paper and cut out. Then insert the thin end of a chopstick or a similarly long and tapered object, like a sharpened pencil into the gap by the wrist.
Cut strips of desired length and glue them to the body of the bag. Use colored pipe cleaners for whiskers. Stick the puppet face on the bag bottom and hold it down to glue it securely. Do you need a friend to help? Use scissors to trim off any excess paper from the sides. Go to our MediaFire page and download the. Trim of any excess paper if necessary.