Elephant Paper Bag Puppet Craft

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Today, we’re here to share with you how kids can create an elephant paper bag puppet.

Not only will kids enjoy making these cute paper bag puppets, but they will also work on skills like cutting and fine motor control all while having fun!

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– Brown paper bag – Colored cardstock or construction paper – Scissors – Glue – Elephant template


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

Begin to make the puppet by glue the eyes in the middle of the elephant head.

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Next, take the trunk and glue it in between and slightly overlapping the eyes.

Place the cheeks on the outside of the eyes and glue them down.

Create the ears by gluing the darker inner ears to the lighter outer ears.

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Glue the completed ears, one on each side, to the back of the elephant head.

Take the completed elephant head and glue it to the flap portion of the brown paper bag.

Make the elephant’s legs by gluing the nails to the bottom of the feet.

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