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Brown Paper Bag Tiger Craft

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This brown paper bag tiger craft is a classic kid’s craft that’s fun for all ages!

We’ve made tons of paper bag crafts for kids, because they’re inexpensive, fun and kids love them! On top of that, after they’re made children can use them for imaginative play too.

If your child or students has a love for wild animals, this craft is perfect. Download the free printable template and do this simple project.

Watch our quick video tutorial to see how to make it or read or step by step directions.

Tiger Craft For Kids

paper bag tiger craft image collage with the words paper bag tiger in the middle

Supplies

  • Brown paper bag
  • Colored paper (in pink, orange, black and white)
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Hole punch or white-out pen (optional)
  • Black marker (optional)
  • Tiger craft template (download form located at the end of this post)

Related: Handprint Tiger Craft

Directions

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

hands holding paper bag tiger template

Glue the tiger’s head piece to the top of the brown paper bag flap. Glue the tiger’s body piece to the bottom of the bag.

hands gluing orange rectangle to paper bag flap

Take the white tiger’s muzzle and glue it in between the tiger’s eyes. Optional: Use the hole punch to cut out two circles from the white paper. Glue these to the tiger’s eyes. You can also use a white out pen to draw in the whites or leave them off altogether.

hands gluing white muzzle to paper bag tiger

Place the tiger’s ears and glue them to the top corners of the tiger’s face. Glue the pink inner ears to the middle of the outer ears.

hands gluing pink inner ears to tiger craft

Glue the smaller tiger stripes all around the top and both sides of the tiger’s head. Use scissors to trim off any of the excess paper that falls off the sides.

hands gluing tiger stripes to paper bag tiger face

If you’re making this craft with young children and want to make it easier, just use a black marker for the kids to draw the stripes in.

Glue the white tiger’s belly to the center of the bottom part of the paper bag. Glue the tiger’s body stripes on both sides of the tiger. Use scissors to trim off any of the excess paper that falls off the sides.

hands gluing white belly to tiger craft
hands gluing tiger stripes to body

Don’t you love how cute and simple this craft turned out?!

This paper bag craft is a perfect fit for wild animal themes, zoo animal themes or for T is for tiger crafts!

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Paper Bag Tiger Craft

Paper Bag Tiger Craft

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Materials

  • Brown paper bag
  • Colored paper (in pink, orange, black and white)
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Hole punch or white out pen (optional)
  • Black marker (optional)
  • Tiger craft template

Instructions

  1. Download the tiger template, print and cut out the pieces.
  2. Glue the tiger's head piece to the top of the brown paper bag flap. Glue the tiger's body piece to the bottom of the bag.
  3. Take the white tiger's muzzle and glue it in between the tiger's eyes. Optional: Use the hole punch to cut out two circles from the white paper. Glue these to the tiger's eyes. You can also use a white out pen to draw in the whites or leave them off altogether.
  4. Place the tiger's ears and glue them to the top corners of the tiger's face. Glue the pink inner ears to the middle of the outer ears.
  5. Glue the smaller tiger stripes all around the top and both sides of the tiger's head. Use scissors to trim off any of the excess paper that falls off the sides.
  6. If you're making this craft with young children and want to make it easier, just use a black marker for the kids to draw the stripes in.
  7. Glue the white tiger's belly to the center of the bottom part of the paper bag. Glue the tiger's body stripes on both sides of the tiger. Use scissors to trim off any of the excess paper that falls off the sides.

Free Tiger Craft Template

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