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Visiting farms is such an entertaining and educational activity for young children to do to learn all about farm animals!

If you’re doing a farm animal theme with your kids for homeschooling or in the classroom, you have to make this easy paper bag pig craft.

Paper bag crafts for kids are so fun to create because they’re a classic kids’ craft that is cheap and easy to create.

This pig craft comes with a free printable template so it’s really simple to make with toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten children.

Watch our quick video tutorial or read our step by step directions to see how easy it is to make!

Pig Craft For Preschool

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two paper bag pig crafts on marble background


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Download the pig craft template, print and cut out the pieces.

hands holding pig craft template

Glue the pig’s ear to the corner of the bag, like in the pictures. Next, glue the pig’s face to the front of the bag, on the flap part.

hand gluing on paper bag pig face

Place the eyes on the face, just about centered over the end of the smile. Glue in place to secure.

hands gluing on eye to paper bag pig craft

Take the snout and glue it in place between the eyes and just above the mouth. Use the pink marker to draw on the nostrils.

hands gluing on nose on paper bag pig craft
hands drawing on nostril hole on paper bag pig craft with pink marker

Glue the pink pig body to the base of the brown paper bag.

hand gluing pink paper onto paper bag puppet craft

That’s it! Isn’t this so easy?!

We think since there are so few pieces and steps it’s a perfect craft to make with older toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten children.

pig paper bag craft on marble background with green fabric

Farm Unit Ideas

This pig puppet craft goes perfectly with a farm unit theme for preschoolers or kindergarten kids.

If you want to create a lesson curriculum around this craft, we have a few ideas for you.

First, you can find some fun farm animal books to read to your kids. We love several of these books, but are especially fond of Click, Clack, Moo.

two pig puppet crafts on marble background

After your introduction to farm animals by reading books, try these fun and educational farm preschool printables. They’re great for working on the following skills:

  • Letter recognition
  • Scissors skills
  • Handwriting practice
  • Memory
  • Sequencing
  • Counting

To have a fun hands-on element you can try this farm small world play or color in these free farm coloring pages.

two pig paper bag puppet crafts on marble background

Once you’ve finished all that, top it off with this cute pig puppet craft.

And if you really love farm animals try one of our other farm animals crafts from our growing list:

We’re pretty sure all these ideas will keep your kids entertained and learning for quite a long time!

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Paper Bag Pig Craft

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

See how easy it is to make this paper bag pig craft. It's perfect to make with toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten children.


  • Brown paper bag
  • Colored cardstock (in light pink and dark pink)
  • White cardstock
  • Pink marker
  • Glue stick
  • Pig craft template (download form located at the end the post)


  • Scissors


  1. Download the pig template, print and cut out the pieces.
  2. Glue the pig's ears to each corner of the paper bag flap.
  3. Glue the pig's face on top of the ears on the flap.
  4. Glue the eyes near the middle of the pig's face.
  5. Glue the pig's snout in between the eyes and just above the smile.
  6. Use the pink marker to draw on the nostrils.
  7. Glue the pig's pink body to the base of the brown paper bag.

Free Pig Craft Template

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