Fish Paper Bag Puppet Craft

[Free Template]

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Need a fun craft for ocean animal unit studies? This fish paper bag puppet craft is perfect and comes with a free printable template!

Not only will kids have fun with this craft, but it will also help them develop their creativity and fine motor skills while they play with the puppets they make.

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


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

Optional: To have a colorful background, glue blue paper onto the flap and main portion of the brown paper bag.

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Create the fish’s head by gluing the face to the end of the head.

Place the eye above the mouth and glue it in place.

Take the smaller top and bottom fin and secure them with glue on the fish’s head.

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Next, create the body by gluing the tail fin to the back of the fish’s body.

Glue the main top and bottom fin to the body piece, then glue the side fin in the middle of the body.

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