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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

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

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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.

Free Owl Craft Template

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