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Paper Bag Put Me In The Zoo Craft [Free Template]

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Dr. Seuss books are some of the best books for little children! They’re engaging, help with vocabulary and help kids develop a love of reading.

If you’ve already read The Cat in the Hat, The Lorax, and Horton Hears a Who, then Put Me in the Zoo is the next book you should read to the kiddos.

It’s a great story about finding out who you are and where you belong!

Once you’re done with that, make this cute paper bag Put Me In The Zoo craft with the kids. It’s an easy Dr. Seuss craft that comes with a free printable template.

This activity is great for young children to make at home or at school. Watch our quick video tutorial to see exactly how to make it!

Spot Craft For Kids

Put Me In The Zoo paper bag craft image collage with the words paper bag put me in the zoo craft in the middle

Supplies

  • Brown paper bag
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • 1.5″ circle punch (optional)
  • Leopard template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the leopard paper bag template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hand holding paper bag put me in the zoo craft template

Glue Spot’s head to the flap portion of the brown paper bag.

hands gluing head to paper bag put me in the zoo craft

Use the circle punch or scissors to cut out approximately 8 circles from red, blue, and green paper.

Glue the spots you created in the previous step to the yellow body piece. If any of the dots hang off the sides, trim them with the scissors.

hands gluing spots to paper bag put me in the zoo craft body

Take the completed body and glue it to the base of the brown paper bag.

hands gluing body to paper bag put me in the zoo craft

And now your child is done!

hand holding paper bag put me in the zoo craft

Dr. Seuss Ideas For Kids

We can’t talk about Dr. Seuss without mentioning the best Dr. Seuss books! These are some of the top rated ones. Grab them from your local library or add them to your home collection.

Are You My Mother? is a cute book about a little bird who’s trying to find his mom in a big world!

Oh, The Places You’ll Go! – This book is a classic Dr. Seuss book about the ups and downs of life. It’s such a great read!

Dr. Seuss Second Book Collection– This boxed set of of five Beginner Books by Dr. Seuss—The Cat in the Hat Comes Back, Dr. Seuss’s ABC, Oh Say Can You Say?, Oh the Thinks You Can Think!, and I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! is a great addition to your home library.

Put Me In The Zoo paper bag crafts

We also have lots of other Dr. Seuss craft ideas you can make with the kids.

If you love Thing 1 and Thing 2, try out this handprint Thing 1 printable craft. Love Horton? Try this Horton Hears A Who printable puppet craft.

We also love this Cat in the Hat craft or this Dr. Seuss paper plate fish craft.

paper bag put me in the zoo craft

Kids will actually want to take a bath when they use these Lorax bath bombs. Get ready for Dr. Seuss dress up day with this Dr. Seuss dress or these Thing 1 & Thing 2 shirts.

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Paper Bag Put Me In The Zoo Craft

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 16 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Read the fun Dr. Seuss book, then make this paper bag Put Me In the Zoo craft with the kids! They'll have a blast making Spot!

Materials

  • Brown paper bag
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • 1.5" circle punch (optional)
  • Leopard template

Instructions

  1. Download the leopard paper bag template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Glue Spot's head to the flap portion of the brown paper bag.
  3. Use the circle punch or scissors to cut out approximately 8 circles from red, blue, and green paper.
  4. Glue the spots you created in the previous step to the yellow body piece. If any of the dots hang off the sides, trim them with the scissors.
  5. Take the completed body and glue it to the base of the brown paper bag.

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