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

Choose any accent color you want for the flowers and end up with a colorful set of paper bag puppets!

What You Need

Brown Paper Bag Scissors Colored cardstock Glue template dark green marker

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.

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

Glue the big flower to the top, middle of the cactus head.

Draw the lines and spines on the arms of the cactus, then glue the smaller flowers on the top of each arm

Place the arms, one on each side, in the middle of the paper bag (not the back) and glue in place.

Don't forget to download your free template!

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