Paper Bag Puppet Lion Craft For Kids [Free Template]

This paper bag puppet lion craft is a great way to bring this cool zoo animal back home or into your classroom for an engaging afternoon activity.

It’s not only fun but also helps children follow directions, work on creativity, and sharpen their fine motor skills.


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

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

Begin to make the head by gluing the mouth/nose piece to the top of the lion’s face.

Glue the eyes on either side of the mouth/nose piece you added in the last step.

Next, take the cheeks and glue them just below the eyes on each side of the face.

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