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Paper Bag Corn Craft [With FREE Template]

Nothing says fall quite like a trip to the local corn maze, right?

It’s a tradition for many families with young kids and it’s so much fun! Don’t let the fun stop there – bring it back home when you make this paper bag corn craft.

This activity is a simple way to build even more family memories and get the kids excited for fall!

Because this corn craft is so simple, it’s great for young children of all ages including preschool, kindergarten, and elementary children.

Just download the free template, print it, and get crafting! Check out our quick video tutorial below to see how to make these with your kids.

And if you love the idea of this craft and want more ideas, be sure to check out all of our fall crafts for kids!

Corn Puppet Craft For Kids

paper bag corn craft images with the words paper bag corn craft in the middle

Supplies

Directions

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

hands holding paper bag corn craft template

Glue the rounded corn head to the top of the brown paper bag flap. Take the body piece and glue it to the base of the paper bag.

hands gluing head on paper bag corn craft
hands gluing yellow paper on paper bag corn craft

Place one husk on the left side of the body and one husk on the right side of the body, like in the picture, and glue it in place.

hands gluing paper husk to corn puppet craft

Position the eyes just above the smile and glue to secure.

hands gluing eyes to paper bag corn craft

Use a green marker to draw lines on the corn husk, then use an orange marker to draw corn lines all over the open yellow parts of the puppet.

hands drawing on paper bag corn craft with marker

You’re done! Now your kiddos have a fun corn puppet they can play with all day!

light green and dark green corn puppet craft for kids

Want more fall activities? The fall printables bundle for kids is the perfect way to get your child excited for the upcoming fall season. With 80 pages of fun and learning, your child will be entertained for hours. From worksheets to color by numbers and pattern block mats, this bundle has everything you need to keep your child occupied and learning all at the same time.

Fall Ideas For Kids

Want some fun ideas on how to keep the kids entertained and learning this fall?

We’re sharing some of our favorite ideas below. Choose a few for days when the kids are stuck inside or do them all in a week-long unit!

Fall Themed Children’s Books

Next time you’re looking for some fun storytime activities with your little one, grab a book from your shelf and read to them! Below are some of the top fall-themed books for kids.

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Leaf: The mischievous old lady swallowed a handful of leaves! Her tummy started to rumble. So she swallowed some more items. Then even more. But as her stomach grew full, the leaves began to poke out through her mouth… when suddenly – poofffff! – it turned into a scarecrow!

Pete The Cat Falling For Autumn: Pete is not a fan of fall. But he decides to do some detective work and finds out that there are lots of things about this season he loves, like corn mazes, hayrides, wearing scarves, and apple picking! This story helps kids learn that even though they might not love every season of the year, there are still good parts to each one.

We’re Going On A Leaf Hunt: The seasons are changing, the days getting are shorter, and children everywhere are starting to make plans for their favorite outdoor adventures – and what could be more fun than a Leaf Hunt?!

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Fall Crafts For Kids

Crafting is a great way for kids to express their creativity while also developing important motor skills. It’s also a fun way to spend some time together as a family. And crafting doesn’t have to be expensive—there are plenty of projects you can do with materials you already have around the house. So grab some paper, some crayons, and some glue, and get ready to have some fun!

Below are some of our favorite fall craft ideas:

Scarecrow Handprint Craft – Scarecrows are so cute, and they’re such a fun craft for kids to make. This scarecrow craft is perfect for fall. It’s easy to make, and it looks great. You just need some paper, scissors, and glue.

Pumpkin Name Craft – Does your child struggle with spelling their name? If so, this pumpkin craft is for you! Not only is it a fun and festive way for your child to learn how to spell their name, but it’s also a great way for them to practice their fine motor skills.

Yarn Apple Craft – If you’re looking for a fun and easy craft for kids, you’ve come to the right place. This apple craft is perfect for developing fine motor skills. Plus, it’s super cute and makes a great decoration for the fall season.

Handprint Acorn Craft – This acorn craft is the perfect fall activity for kids! It’s a fun and easy way to create cute little acorns that can be used to decorate your fridge. Plus, there’s no need for messy paint – all you need is some paper and a few other simple materials.

Fall Activities

These fall worksheets for preschool are great for reinforcing patterns, counting, shapes, numbers, and more, plus they’re cute and engaging! On top of that, they’re a great no-prep activity!

Get some hands-on activities going with these fall pattern block mats. These mats help kids learn shapes and colors, and work on fine-motor skills.

If your kiddos love I Spy games, they’ll enjoy these forest animal I Spy printables. They help children work on visual discrimination, counting, and writing practice.

Sensory play is necessary to help kids explore new things, process information, support fine motor skills, and more! We love creating and playing with this glittery fall leaves sensory bottle or this fall sensory bin.

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More Fall Fun

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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 Fall Ideas For Kids

light green and dark green corn puppet craft for kids

Paper Bag Corn Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 14 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Make this paper bag corn craft for kids. It's a fun fall activity that's great for preschool and kindergarten children.

Materials

  • Brown paper bag
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Markers
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Corn puppet template (download form located at the end of this post)

Instructions

  1. Download the corn template, print, and cut out the pieces.
  2. Glue the rounded corn head to the top of the brown paper bag flap. Take the body piece and glue it to the base of the paper bag.
  3. Place one husk on the left side of the body and one husk on the right side of the body, like in the picture, and glue in place.
  4. Position the eyes just above the smile and glue to secure.
  5. Use a green marker to draw lines on the corn husk, then use an orange marker to draw corn lines all over the open yellow parts of the puppet.

Did you make this craft?

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Free Corn Paper Bag Craft Template

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Jewel

Tuesday 20th of September 2022

Really like this craft would like to do it with my kids

Sam

Thursday 22nd of September 2022

Awesome! If you need the template, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be sent to you 🙂

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