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Cinderella Puppet Craft For Kids (Free Printable Template)

Once upon a time, in a land not so far away, there lived little princesses who adored the tale of Cinderella. Transport them to a world filled with fairy godmothers, glass slippers, and happily ever with a puppet that encourages them to use their big imaginations!

This Cinderella puppet craft is a fun and simple project that will have kids transforming a humble paper bag into a regal princess puppet fit for royal adventures.

All you need are a few common crafting supplies and a paper bag to use along with our free printable template. Summon your inner fairy godmother to help get this paper bag ready for the ball!

Explore even more beloved stories and bring them to life with these kids’ book crafts.

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Crafting the puppet provides a great opportunity for children to hone their fine motor skills, practice their scissor skills, and follow directions as they assemble each piece.

And for the most fun part, it sparks their imagination and allows them to step into Cinderella’s glass slippers and bring her story to life in their own unique way.

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Supplies

Directions

Start by downloading the Cinderella puppet template and printing it out. Once you have the template printed, gather the materials needed for this fun activity. Get those scissors ready, and let’s help the kids bring this Cinderella puppet template to life!

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First, guide your child to place the face in the center of the hair and secure it with glue.

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Next, help your little artist glue the eyes above the mouth.

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Now, take the bangs and glue them on the top of the head.

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Glue the hairband to the middle of the hair.

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Next, glue the head to the flap portion of the paper bag.

Hand gluing the head of Cinderella Puppet Craft

Now, encourage your child to take the dress and glue it to the main portion of the brown paper bag, behind the head.

Hand gluing the dress of Cinderella Puppet Craft

Create the dress by gluing the skirt part to the middle of the dress.

Hand gluing the skirt of Cinderella Puppet Craft

Place the sleeves on the sides of the body and glue them in place.

Hand gluing the sleeves of Cinderella Puppet Craft

Lastly, glue the arms to the back and bottom part of the sleeve.

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That’s it! Don’t forget to explore our other paper bag puppets for your kiddos while you’re here!

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Activities For Kids

Children’s Book Ideas

Adventures is waiting to be taken when you pick up a book to read. Children can learn from their favorite stories and make them come alive through crafts and activities based on their favorite books.

Join us as we pair books with fun crafts and activities that are sure to captivate young minds, and keep them engaged and inspired all year round. See a few ideas we have listed below for books, crafts, and activities to get you started.

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Fun Children’s Books

If You Give A Mouse A Cookie – This classic children’s book is still a favorite of kids today! It’s a silly story that kids will love and parents will remember!

Can I Be Your Dog? – This is the cutest storybook about a dog named Arfy who’s a homeless dog. Follow his journey to finding the right family to adopt him!

The Kissing Hand -This sweet book will not only have kids captivated but may also help with separation anxiety. We definitely recommend adding this one to your collection!

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Book Crafts For Kids

Knuffle Bunny Craft – Bring the beloved story of Knuffle Bunny to life with this book craft! Kids can create their own adorable bunny resembling Trixie’s stuffed companion. This cute and fun paper craft keeps the magic of the book alive while sparking creativity!

Pete the Cat Headband Craft – Get ready to groove with Pete the Cat by making a headband to be just like him! This simple craft is perfect for classrooms or libraries, too! There’s a black and white version to color in to minimize crafting materials while maximizing creativity and fun!

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I Am Money Book Craft – Bring the book, I Am Money to life with our exciting book craft! Kids will love crafting their own Money character, inspired by the engaging illustrations. This hands-on activity deepens their connection to the book’s lessons while fostering creativity and essential skills through the joy of crafting and creating.

Grumpy Monkey Craft – Enhance story time with our Grumpy Monkey craft, a perfect complement to the book’s lessons on emotions. Kids will love bringing the story to life with their monkey puppets, encouraging imaginative storytelling and interactive reading experiences.

Children’s Book Printables

Incorporate our free printable Little Acorn book activities after reading the book, Little Acorn, or any time! They’re designed to complement the beloved story, but they also work well as a stand alone lesson.

Each printable brings the book’s themes and characters to life while they work on letter recognition to fine motor skills. These versatile and engaging worksheets will ensure hours of educational fun for your young readers!

Get ready for a trunkful of fun with our elephant dot to dots! In this printable set, kids will connect the dots to reveal three cute elephant illustrations. Connecting the dots will help enhance hand-eye coordination, number recognition, and sequencing skills in young learners.

Your child’s confidence will grow with each picture they reveal, and they’ll be excited to color in each charming elephant. Download to have an easy and fun no-prep activity on hand.

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There’s room on the broom for your little witch or wizard to learn more alongside the characters from the book! Download these Room on the Broom worksheets to complement the story, and foster fine motor skills, pattern recognition, letter identification, and vocabulary enrichment.

Each worksheet offers engaging learning opportunities inspired by the characters and themes of the book.

Dive into the underwater world of Fish Eyes with these engaging Fish Eyes book companion printables! These activities offer fun learning opportunities with color by numbers, counting fish, and completing patterns.

Kids will enhance fine motor skills, number recognition, and pattern comprehension while exploring the vibrant ocean habitat found in the book.

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Cinderella Puppet Craft

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This Cinderella puppet craft is a fun and simple project that will have kids transforming a humble paper bag into a regal princess puppet fit for royal adventures.

Materials

  • Brown paper bag
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Cinderella puppet template

Instructions

  1. Download the Cinderella puppet template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by placing the face on the center of the hair and gluing it in place.
  3. Glue the eyes above the mouth.
  4. Take the bangs and glue it on the top of the head.
  5. Glue the hairband to the middle of the hair.
  6. Next, glue the head to the flap portion of the paper bag.
  7. Take the dress and glue it to the main portion of the brown paper bag and behind the head.
  8. Create the dress by gluing the skirt part to the middle of the dress.
  9. Place the sleeves on the sides of the body and glue them in place.
  10. Finish up by gluing the arms to the back and bottom part of the sleeve.

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