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Snake Paper Bag Puppet Craft (Free Template)

Slithering silently through tall grass or coiled up under a warm rock, snakes are fascinating creatures to kids of all ages.

They’ll love creating this snake paper bag puppet craft when learning more about them. This fun activity is perfect for kids and promises hours of entertainment once the craft is complete!

To get started on this snake puppet, all you need are a few common supplies, a trusty paper bag, and our free template to make the process as smooth as possible.

Puppets are fantastic for creative play, so explore even more paper bag puppets kids can make!

Snake Puppet Craft

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Making this snake puppet is a great way for kids to use their creativity and build skills at the same time. As they cut, glue, and decorate, they’re honing their fine motor skills, mastering scissor techniques, and learning the importance of following instructions. 

Once their puppet is ready, the real fun begins as they let their imaginations go, bringing their snake puppet to life in all sorts of imaginative scenarios!

Supplies

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How To Make A Snake Puppet

Start by downloading the snake template and printing it out. Once you have the template printed, gather the materials needed for this fun activity. Get those scissors ready, and let’s help the kids bring this snake template to life!

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First, help your child glue the mouth to the bottom part of the head.

Hand gluing mouth scale of Snake Paper Bag Puppet Craft

Next, guide your little artist to glue the eyes above the nose.

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Now, let’s add some expression! Encourage your child to draw eyebrows above the eyes.

Hand drawing eyebrows of Snake Paper Bag Puppet Craft

Guide your child to place the tongue in the center of the mouth and secure it with glue.

Hand gluing toungue of Snake Paper Bag Puppet Craft

Take the belly and glue it to the body.

Next, glue the body to the main portion of the paper bag.

Hand gluing body of Snake Paper Bag Puppet Craft

Now, position the head on top of the flap portion of the brown bag and glue it in place.

Hand gluing head of Snake Paper Bag Puppet Craft

Guide your child to glue the underside of the tail to the main part of the tail.

Hand gluing tale scale of Snake Paper Bag Puppet Craft

Lastly, glue the tail to the lower part and side of the brown bag.

Hand gluing tail of Snake Paper Bag Puppet Craft

Be sure to check out all of our animal crafts while you’re here! Your kids will love creating more fun crafts like this one!

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Ideas For Kids

Ideas For An Animal Theme

Don’t miss out on getting your child curious about different animals with our collection of animal themed crafts, books, and educational activities!

Your little ones can go on a wild adventure filled with learning, creativity, and fun with activities they will love whether they’re fascinated by the jungle’s majestic creatures or the tiny critters in the backyard.

Check out some of our favorite suggestions below and be sure to save the ones that will resonate the most with your young learners.

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Animal Books For Kids

The Fascinating Animal Book For Kids is a great book for curious kiddos! Find facts on almost any animal your child is learning about. This is a great resource to have in your home library collection.

The View At The Zoo is a silly book about all the animals at the zoo. When the people come to take a look at the animals, they see all sorts of sights! But, there’s a twist to this book that you have to read for yourself and laugh about!

Giraffes Can’t Dance is a sweet and fun book about Gerald the Giraffe. He can’t dance, but doesn’t stop trying! He finally finds his own rhythm when he meets an unlikely friend.

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Easy Paper Animal Crafts

Skunk Paper Bag Puppet – No need to worry, this skunk doesn’t stink! In fact, he’s quite cute and fun to play with. Kids will use just a handful of craft materials and our free template to make a puppet out of a paper bag!

Monkey Toilet Paper Roll Craft – Get ready to go bananas with this fun and eco-friendly craft! Invite your kids to recycle a simple toilet paper tube into an adorable monkey. They’ll use just a few basic supplies and a lot of imagination to create a playful primate that’s perfect for imaginative playtime. 

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Torn Paper Owl Craft – Let your kids spread their wings and get creative tearing paper! They can craft a wise owl using colorful torn paper pieces and our free template as a guide. It’s a simple activity that promotes using fine motor skills, so let the fun take flight!

Zebra Paper Bag Puppet Craft – Kids can bring this awesome striped animal to life with this cool puppet! It’s a fun and easy project that inspires kids to tell stories and use their imagination. Let your little ones go wild crafting today!

Animal Themed Activities

We have the purr-fect way to teach your kids about the letter ‘L’ and lions! Download these lion worksheets for your young learners to explore the letter ‘L’ and lions through handwriting practice, labeling parts of a lion, and navigating a letter maze.

Each worksheet offers a fun and educational activity to work on letter recognition and problem solving skills. Download now and let the learning roar!

Get ready for a trunkful of fun with our elephant dot to dots! In this printable set, kids will connect the dots to reveal three cute elephant illustrations. Connecting the dots will help enhance hand-eye coordination, number recognition, and sequencing skills in young learners.

Your child’s confidence will grow with each picture they reveal, and they’ll be excited to color in each charming elephant. Download to have an easy and fun no-prep activity on hand.

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Playful primates swing into action across four engaging worksheets in these monkey cutting activity pages. They offer kids a fun way to refine their scissor skills, counting skills, and matching skills as they complete each activity.

These activities are perfect for any animal themed study session, so download and print these worksheets today for a wild adventure in learning!

Jump into learning fun with these frog alphabet printables! These engaging resources are perfect for young learners to practice their ABCs in a playful way. The adorable frogs accompanying each letter motivate kids to explore the alphabet.

Whether it’s matching uppercase and lowercase letters or simply tracing them, these printables offer versatile learning opportunities tailored to various skill levels. 

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More Fun Ideas For Kids

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Snake Paper Bag Puppet Craft

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Kids will love creating this snake paper bag puppet craft when learning about snakes. This fun activity is perfect for kids and promises hours of entertainment once the craft is complete!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Paper bag
  • Markers
  • Snake Template

Instructions

  1. Download the snake template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin, by gluing the mouth to the bottom part of the head.
  3. Next, take the eyes and glue them above the nose.
  4. Draw the eyebrows above the eyes.
  5. Place the tongue in the center of the mouth and glue it in place.
  6. Take the belly and glue it to the body.
  7. Next, glue the body to the main portion of the brown bag.
  8. Position the head on the flap portion of the paper bag and glue it in place.
  9. Glue the underside of the tail to the main part of the tail.
  10. Finish off by gluing the tail to the lower part and side of the bag.

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Tracy

Thursday 9th of May 2024

i like your crafts. can i get the snake template please

Sam

Thursday 9th of May 2024

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