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Alien Paper Bag Puppet Craft [FREE Template]

The sky is the limit with this fun alien paper bag puppet craft!

Spend some time exploring outer space and learning about different planets in our solar system, while making a creative craft to take home!

Use our free printable template and the easy-to-follow instructions for a great project that will keep kids entertained as they learn new concepts.

This is also a fantastic way for young children to work on their cutting skills, following directions, and creativity!

Be sure to look through all of our paper bag puppet crafts for even more ideas.

Alien Craft For Kids

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Supplies

  • Brown paper bag
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Alien template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the alien template, print, and cut out the pieces.

hand holding alien paper bag puppet craft template

Make the alien’s head by gluing the eye in the middle, just above the mouth.

hand gluing eye to alien paper bag puppet craft

Take the 2 antennae and glue them to the top and back of the alien’s head.

hand gluing antennae to alien paper bag puppet craft

Glue the completed head to the flap portion of the brown paper bag.

hand gluing head to alien paper bag puppet craft

Glue the body to the main portion of the brown paper bag.

hand gluing body to alien paper bag puppet craft

Finish off the alien by placing the belly in the middle of the alien’s body and glue it in place.

hand gluing belly to alien paper bag puppet craft

This alien craft is such a simple project for little kids!

hand holding alien paper bag puppet craft

Space Theme For Kids

Want to create a space themed unit for kids around this alien craft? If so, we’ve got some great ideas to get you started! Read on below for our ideas.

Reading aloud to kids is a wonderful way to spend quality time with them. When you read aloud, it helps with their language development and also improves their reading skills. It’s can also help teach your children about the world around them, give them new vocabulary words that they can use in everyday life, and help improve comprehension which will lead to better grades in school!

That’s why we like to begin every unit study with books! Below are some of the most popular space books for kids.

8 Little Planets is a fun space book for the youngest of kids. It has engaging rhyming words and cute illustrations!

On The Launchpad is a simple space themed book for young children learning how to count! Read it nightly to help them learn!

My First Book of Planets is perfect for children who want to learn more about space.

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Crafts are a fun way to get children interested in the arts. They can be done at home or as part of a school lesson plan. In addition, crafting helps children with their fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. There are many benefits of crafts for kids, which is why we love them so much!

Below are some more fun space crafts:

alien paper bag puppet craft

Introduce your child to the wonders of space with these free printable space color by numbers. This activity is a special twist on coloring, and it’s an excellent way for kids to learn about colors while they’re learning their numbers. These fun activities will keep them entertained for a while!

These space do a dot printables are a fun and engaging activity that helps with fine motor skills. These worksheets can be printed out at home or in the classroom! Add them into your regular rotation to make learning fun!

If your child enjoys sensory play, try this space play dough kit or this outer space sensory bin.

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Alien Paper Bag Puppet Craft

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Kids will love this easy and fun alien paper bag puppet craft! It's perfect for young children that are working on scissors skills too.

Materials

  • Brown paper bag
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Alien template

Instructions

  1. Download the alien template, print, and cut out the pieces.
  2. Make the alien's head by gluing the eye in the middle, just above the mouth.
  3. Take the 2 antennae and glue them to the top and back of the alien's head.
  4. Glue the completed head to the flap portion of the brown paper bag.
  5. Place the belly in the middle of the alien's body and glue it in place.
  6. Finish off the alien by gluing the body to the main portion of the brown paper bag.

Free Alien Craft Template

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