Cheetah Paper Bag Puppet Craft

[Free Template]

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This cheetah paper bag puppet craft is a great way for kids to learn more about these animals while having fun!

Not only will they get to create their own paper bag puppets, but they can also learn about the cheetah itself.

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– Brown paper bag – Colored cardstock or construction paper – Scissors – Glue – Black marker – Cheetah template


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

Glue the eyes on either side of the face under the top part of the curved line.

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Next, glue the nose and mouth piece in the middle of the face, between the curved lines.

Use a black marker to make the top part of the ears black. Also draw spots around the cheetah’s face.

Complete the head by gluing the inner ears to the outer ears.

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Create the body by gluing the body fur to the top and middle of the body.

Use the black marker to draw spots all along the body.

Make the tail by drawing a few stripes along the end of the tail, then spots along the rest of it.

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Place the completed body piece on the main part of the paper bag and glue it in place.

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