Paper Bag Cactus  Craft For Kids  [Free Template]

Gather the kids around and learn all about why people with Mexican heritage celebrate Cinco de Mayo!

Make this fun paper bag cactus craft with the kids. It’s a great mixture of arts and crafts and is simple to make.


– Brown paper bag – Colored cardstock – Scissors – Glue – Dark green marker – Cactus template

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

Glue the cactus top to the flap of the brown paper bag, then glue the body on the main portion of the bag.

Use the green marker to draw the lines and spines of the cactus on the head and body.

Position the eyes towards the top of the cactus head and glue them in place.

Glue either the mustache or the assembled mouth right below the eyes.

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