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Pikachu Paper Bag Puppet Craft [FREE Template]

Pikachu is one of the most popular Pokemon characters ever!

After kids watch or play with him, they might want to create their own paper bag puppet and have some fun!

This Pikachu paper bag puppet craft can be a great way for kids who love Pokemon to work on fine motor skills, creativity, cutting – and more!

By using our free template, kids will learn how to turn an ordinary brown paper bag into an adorable Pikachu buddy.

It’s easy enough for kids as young as preschool age (or pre-K) all the way up through elementary school.

Let your child explore their imagination today with this easy Pikachu paper bag puppet craft that just takes minutes to create.

Also, be sure to look through all of our paper bag puppets for even more ideas!

Pikachu Craft For Kids

paper bag Pikachu craft image collage with the words paper bag Pikachu

Supplies

  • Brown paper bag
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Black and brown marker (optional)
  • Pikachu template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

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

hand holding paper bag Pikachu craft template

Begin making Pikachu by gluing his eyes near the middle of the head, one on each side of his nose.

hand gluing eye to paper bag Pikachu craft

Take his cheeks and glue them on the fullest part of the bottom of his face. Cut off any excess that hangs off the side.

hand gluing cheek to paper bag Pikachu craft

Make Pikachu’s ears by gluing on or drawing on the black tips. Place them behind his head and glue them in place.

hand drawing details on paper bag Pikachu head
hand gluing ears to paper bag Pikachu head

Next, glue the completed head to the flap portion of the brown paper bag.

hand gluing head to paper bag Pikachu craft

Create Pikachu’s body by gluing his arms to the middle of the body piece. Cut off any paper that hangs over the sides.

hand gluing arms to paper bag Pikachu craft

Glue the body piece onto the main part of the brown paper bag.

hand gluing body to paper bag Pikachu craft

Finish off your Pokemon by completing his tail. Glue or draw on the brown portion of Pikachu’s tail. Next, place the tail on the back of the paper bag and glue it in place.

hand drawing details on paper bag Pikachu tail
hand gluing tail to paper bag Pikachu craft

Now let the amazing Pokemon puppet show begin!

hand holding paper bag Pikachu craft

Pokemon Themed Learning

If your kids are really into Pokemon, why not create a unit study around this Pikachu craft? Read on below for some of our favorite ideas!

Reading aloud helps children develop their vocabulary, comprehension skills, and imagination. It also encourages parent-child bonding time! That’s why we always like to start our new themes with books.

Below are some of the best Pokemon books for kids:

A Friend Like Pikachu: This book is great for young readers who want to learn a little bit about a variety of Pokemon!

The Rescue Mission: Find out exactly what happens when Ash and his friend find a brand new Pokemon they’ve never seen before in this cute and engaging story!

All About Pikachu: Everything your child ever wanted to know is packed inside this cute book about Pikachu!

2 paper bag Pikachu crafts

Crafting teaches kids how to use their hands, solve problems and be creative. It can also help build self-esteem as they see the results of their work! Add in more Pokemon crafts with this Pikachu card craft.

We created these Pokemon color by number printables that boys and girls will love! It’s got all of your favorite characters from the show, including Pikachu, Bulbasaur, and Charmander. Plus it helps with fine motor skills so your kids are getting an educational benefit!

paper bag Pikachu craft

Sprinkle in some sensory play with this Pokemon play dough kit! Your child will have so much fun squishing and shaping this play dough that they won’t even realize how much fine motor skill practice is involved.

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For a chance to have your child’s craft 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!

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2 paper bag Pikachu crafts

Pikachu Paper Bag Puppet Craft

Prep Time: 12 minutes
Active Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Pokemon fans of all ages will want to create this adorable Pikachu paper bag puppet craft!

Materials

  • Brown paper bag
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Black and brown marker (optional)
  • Pikachu template

Instructions

  1. Download the Pikachu template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin making Pikachu by gluing his eyes near the middle of the head, one on each side of his nose.
  3. Take his cheeks and glue them on the fullest part of the bottom of his face. Cut off any excess that hangs off the side.
  4. Make Pikachu's ears by gluing on or drawing on the black tips. Place them behind his head and glue them in place.
  5. Next, glue the completed head to the flap portion of the brown paper bag.
  6. Create Pikachu's body by gluing his arms to the middle of the body piece. Cut off any paper that hangs over the sides.
  7. Glue the body piece onto the main part of the brown paper bag.
  8. Finish off your Pokemon by completing his tail. Glue or draw on the brown portion of Pikachu's tail. Next, place the tail on the back of the paper bag and glue it in place.

Pokemon Pikachu Template

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