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Paper Bag Koala Craft

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Koalas are some of the cutest looking animals on the planet! Bring that cuteness home or to the classroom with this brown paper bag koala craft.

We’ve made tons of animal crafts for kids in the past because they’re just so simple and fun.

All you need to do is download the printable template and grab your supplies. Check out our quick video tutorial to see how to make it with your kids or students.

It’s an easy kids craft to make with preschool, kindergarten and elementary children.

Easy Koala Craft

Collage of paper bag koala craft images with the words paper bag koala in the middle

Supplies

  • Brown paper bag
  • Colored paper (in gray, dark gray, black, white and pink)
  • Black marker
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Koala template (download form located at the end of this post)

Related: Koala Card Craft

Directions

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

Hands holding koala puppet template

Use the black marker to draw on some hair at the top of the koala head piece.

Glue the koala mouth towards the bottom of the head piece, in between the eyes. Take the nose and glue it at the top of the mouth.

Hands gluing mouth to paper bag koala puppet
Hands gluing black nose to koala face

Place the pink cheeks just below the eyes and glue in place.

Hands gluing pink cheeks to paper bag koala face

Make the koala ears by gluing the pink or dark gray inner ears to the gray outer ears. Take the completed ears and glue them to each side of the koala head.

Hands gluing dark gray inner ears to koala outer ears

Glue the completed koala head to the flap of the brown paper bag. Glue the koala body piece to the bottom part of the bag.

Hands gluing koala face to brown paper bag

Finish up the koala by gluing the gray belly to the middle of the body.

Hands gluing gray belly to paper bag koala craft
Koala paper bag puppet craft

You’re done. Now let the kids play with this cute koala puppet!

Inside our free printable template, we’ve included two different printables for the koala’s eyes. One is the classic big eyes and the other is the smiling eyes closed eyes.

Two paper bag koala crafts

Let the kids pick their favorite or make one of each.

We’re sure the kids will love not only creating their own but also playing with it once they’re done making it.

Koala paper bag puppet craft

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Paper Bag Koala Craft

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 16 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Make this easy koala puppet craft with the kids when you want some Australian animal fun!

Materials

  • Brown paper bag
  • Colored paper (in gray, dark gray, black, white and pink)
  • Black marker
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Koala template

Instructions

  1. Download the koala template, print and cut out the pieces.
  2. Use the black marker to draw on some hair at the top of the koala head piece.
  3. Glue the koala mouth towards the bottom of the head piece, in between the eyes. Take the nose and glue it at the top of the mouth.
  4. Place the pink cheeks just below the eyes and glue in place.
  5. Make the koala ears by gluing the pink or dark gray inner ears to the gray outer ears. Take the completed ears and glue them to each side of the koala head.
  6. Glue the completed koala head to the flap of the brown paper bag. Glue the koala body piece to the bottom part of the bag.
  7. Finish up the koala by gluing the gray belly to the middle of the body.

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