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Paper Bag Owl Craft For Kids [Free Template]

This brown paper bag owl craft for kids is perfect for fall! It’s super easy and great for young kids to make any time during the season.

We love creating paper bag puppets and this one is the newest addition to our growing collection.

Make it in the traditional brown color, in another fall shade like orange or yellow, or any color your child wants! You could also easily change it into a snowy owl by making it gray and white as well.

Be sure to check out our video tutorial or just read the directions below to see how to make it with your kids (or students).

Owl Puppet Craft

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Supplies

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

Related: Handprint Snowy Owl Craft

Directions

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

hands holding owl paper bag craft template

Glue the owl body to the bottom of the brown paper bag and cut off any excess paper bag that extends past the body.

hands gluing owl body onto paper bag

Place the head to the flap of the paper bag and glue in place.

hands gluing owl head onto paper bag

Begin to assemble the owl’s eyes by gluing the largest outline to the owl’s head. Next, glue the black part of the eye to the middle of the tan outline.

Take the yellow circle and glue it to the top of the black part of the eye. Finally, add the white and black part of the eye to the top of the eye.

hands gluing black circle onto paper bag owl
hands gluing eye onto paper bag owl

Glue the owl’s beak to the middle of the head, slightly overlapping the eyes on each side.

hands gluing beak onto paper bag owl

Take the owl’s wings, then glue the inside the side flap of the brown paper bag.

hands gluing wings onto paper bag owl craft

Finish off the feet by gluing them to the bottom of the paper bag, one on each side.

hands gluing feet to paper bag owl craft

Now that the kids have finished, let them go to town with imaginative play and puppet shows!

brown and orange paper bag owl craft

More Animal Activities For Kids

Get creative this week by adding in even more animal-related activities. We’ve got tons of great ideas to get you started!

Kids will love exploring the world of books with you! Reading is a great way for your child to learn to practice focus and attention, develop reading skills, and also encourage curiosity!

Grab these popular books from your library or grab them from Amazon to add to your home collection!

Bear Can’t Wait– If your child loves the Bear series of books, they’ll want to read the newest one where Bear plans a special surprise for Hare!

A Walk Through the Woods– This beautiful and intricate children’s book will keep children engaged and wanting to turn the page!

Owl Babies– Kids will relate to the message of this cute little book. In it, owl babies are waiting and worrying, will Mommy return? There’s a great resolution and fun illustrations as well.

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You and your child will have a blast making these crafts together! In addition, crafting is an excellent way to relieve stress while increasing creativity. Not only does it make them feel really proud when they complete their projects but also gives you time for some bonding too. Try out one or all of these fun crafts:

Raccoon Paper Bag Puppet – This raccoon craft is perfect for kids! It’s a fun activity that they can enjoy making, and it’s also great for pretend play. Let your little ones have some fun with this adorable raccoon puppet!

Hedgehog Toilet Paper Roll Craft – This hedgehog craft is so much fun for kids and a great way to recycle toilet paper rolls. Plus, there’s a free template you can use to make it even easier!

Paper Plate Skunk Craft – This fun activity is perfect for kids. They can paint and cut their own skunk, which is so cute! It’s a great way to teach them about animals while they have some fun.

orange paper bag owl craft

These animal do a dot printables are a fun way for kids to practice counting and letter recognition. They can use dot markers or stickers to complete the activities. Parents and teachers will love how these printables help with early childhood education skills.

Kids will love these fun and educational zoo animal worksheets that help with handwriting, patterns, letter recognition, and more.

This fun and educational game is a great way to help kids learn about animals. They’ll have to use their critical thinking skills to guess the animal in 10 questions or less. This is a great way to keep kids entertained while also teaching them something new.

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For a chance to have your child’s project 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 Animal Ideas For Kids

brown and orange paper bag owl craft

Paper Bag Owl Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This brown paper bag owl craft for kids is a fun and easy fall activity for preschool, kindergarten and elementary children.

Materials

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

Instructions

  1. Download the template, print and cut out the pieces you'll need.
  2. Glue the owl body to the bottom of the brown paper bag and cut off any excess paper bag that extends past the body.
  3. Place the head to the flap of the paper bag and glue in place.
  4. Begin to assemble the owl's eyes by gluing the largest outline to the owl's head. Next, glue the black part of the eye to the middle of the tan outline. Take the yellow circle and glue it to the top of the black part of the eye. Finally, add the white and black part of the eye to the top of the eye.
  5. Glue the owl's beak to the middle of the head, slightly overlapping the eyes on each side.
  6. Take the owl's wings, then glue the inside the side flap of the brown paper bag.
  7. Finish off the feet by gluing them to the bottom of the paper bag, one on each side.

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ATHENA B. AGARIN

Wednesday 18th of May 2022

love it

Sam

Thursday 19th of May 2022

Thanks!

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