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Frog Paper Bag Puppet Craft [Free Template]

There are many wonderful ways to celebrate springtime with your children!

One of the most fun, easy, and engaging activities you can do is make a frog paper bag puppet craft.

This project will help kids practice cutting skills, following directions, creativity, and fine motor skills.

It’s a win-win situation!

This project is best suited for children ages four and up. Younger children may need a little help from an adult to complete the process but will enjoy this craft just as much!

If you need more ideas, be sure to check out all of our paper bag puppets!

Frog Kids Craft

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Supplies

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

Directions

Download the frog template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hand holding paper bag frog template

Start by creating the frog’s head by gluing the eyes at the top of the head.

hand gluing eye to paper bag frog head

Place the cheeks at the top of the smile and glue them in place.

hand gluing cheek to paper bag frog head

Optionally: Cut out a few small spots from the lighter colored paper and glue them between the eyes.

hand gluing spot to paper bag frog head

Take the completed head and glue it to the flap portion of the brown paper bag.

hand gluing head to paper bag frog craft

Create the body of the frog by gluing the belly to the main body portion.

hand gluing belly to paper bag frog body

Next, glue the legs to the side of the body, on the front.

hand gluing leg to paper bag frog craft

Finish off the frog by the completed body to the main portion of the brown paper bag.

hand gluing body to paper bag frog craft

Don’t you love this cute little frog puppet?!

hand holding paper bag frog craft

Spring Unit For Kids

Do you want to create an entire springtime unit around this paper bag frog craft? If so, keep reading below to see all of our ideas.

Reading aloud with your child provides them the opportunity to engage in a number of important developmental skills. Plus, it’s just plain fun! That’s exactly why we recommend starting out with books!

Below are some of our favorite springtime books for kids.

Too Many Carrots: This adorable book about a rabbit with way too many carrots will have your kids giggling! When he loads on too many that he can’t even go in his house, he’s on the hunt for somewhere to live. Read what happens as his friends try to help. This book is cute and has a great message of sharing!

Pete The Cat and the Cool Caterpillar: Pete’s new friend is a caterpillar! But when his best buddy goes missing, Pete has to find out what happened to him. He soon realizes he’s going to need a lot of patience to discover what exactly happened to his caterpillar!

I Don’t Want To Be A Frog: Little frog wants to be anything but, you guessed it, a frog. He tries his hand at being a cat, rabbit, pig, and owl, but he just can’t manage to be like them. All along the way, his dad encourages him to just be a frog, but it’s not until he has a surprise run-in with a wolf that he rethinks what it means to be a frog.

2 paper bag frog crafts

Crafting with young children supports their development in many ways! Craft time builds self-esteem, fosters creativity, and teaches patience. Crafting can also help your child grow socially, emotionally, intellectually, and physically, so why not add in some more fun crafts projects?!

Here are some of our favorites that go along with spring:

Introduce color by numbers to your little one with these spring color by number printables. This activity will help them learn their colors, while also improving fine motor skills. It’s a win-win for both you and your kiddo!

Preschoolers love exploring the world! With that in mind, we created these preschool bug activities that can be used for kids aged 3-5 years old. It includes handwriting practice sheets, emotion cards, patterns, and more!

hand holding paper bag frog craft

Make learning fun with these bug color by number printables. These are perfect for preschoolers and kindergartners to learn their colors, numbers, and more! This is a great activity to do at home or in the classroom. Plus teachers can use this as an assessment tool since it helps kids develop hand-eye coordination while highlighting important skills like counting and recognizing letters of the alphabet.

Looking for a fun way to keep your kids entertained? This bug playdough kit is the perfect solution! Not only is it sensory and hands-on, but it’s also a great way to teach kids about insects.

Plus, what could be more fun than squishing and shaping bugs out of playdough? With this kit, your kids can let their imaginations run wild as they create all sorts of unique creatures!

Let kids explore real bugs that have been preserved with this cool bug collection. Or learn from a living example when kids grow their own butterflies!

Looking for a simple activity for your kids? Our butterfly shape craft is perfect for them! It is easy and super fun to create. It is a great way to learn about shapes and turn learning into an exciting adventure.

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

More Spring Ideas For Kids

hand holding paper bag frog craft

Frog Paper Bag Puppet Craft

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Materials

  • Brown paper bag
  • Colored card stock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Frog template

Instructions

  1. Download the frog template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Start by creating the frog's head by gluing the eyes at the top of the head.
  3. Place the cheeks at the top of the smile and glue them in place.
  4. Optionally: Cut out a few small spots from the lighter colored paper and glue them between the eyes.
  5. Take the completed head and glue it to the flap portion of the brown paper bag.
  6. Create the body of the frog by gluing the belly to the main body portion.
  7. Next, glue the legs to the side of the body, on the front.
  8. Finish off the frog by the completed body to the main portion of the brown paper bag.

Did you make this craft?

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Free Frog Template To Print

Frog Template

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Patricia

Sunday 25th of February 2024

Would love your frog template pls!

Sam

Monday 26th of February 2024

Since you’re already an email subscriber, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of any post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page ◡̈

Sharon

Friday 16th of February 2024

Please send me a copy of your wonderful puppet frog

Sam

Monday 19th of February 2024

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

Cathy

Wednesday 3rd of January 2024

Please send a free template of the frog paper bag puppet craft

Sam

Thursday 4th of January 2024

Since you’re already an email subscriber, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of any post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page ◡̈

Family

Sunday 22nd of October 2023

I like to have the template please

Sam

Monday 23rd of October 2023

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

Terri

Saturday 2nd of September 2023

We sing a song in my preschool Sunday school class. My babies would love frog puppets to sing it with.

Sam

Monday 4th of September 2023

Oh, perfect! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

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