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Wolf Paper Bag Puppet Craft [Free Template]

Do your kids love going on hikes in the forest and spotting all kinds of animals or wish that they could?

If so, they’re going to adore this fun wolf paper bag puppet craft!

It’s a great way to get them excited about pretend play, and it helps teach them a bit about some of the woodland animals that live in our forests.

With just a few simple supplies, you can help them create an adorable paper bag puppet that they can use to act out all sorts of stories and adventures.

Let their imagination run wild!

Paper Bag Wolf Puppet

wolf puppet craft image collage with the words paper bag wolf

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Supplies

  • Brown paper bag
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Wolf template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

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

hand holding wolf puppet craft template

Begin by gluing the lower face piece to the bottom of the wolf’s head.

hand gluing lower face to wolf puppet craft

Place the nose in the middle of the lower face and glue it in place.

hand gluing nose to wolf puppet craft

Next, glue the eyes above and on either side of the nose.

hand gluing eye to wolf puppet craft

Glue the inner ears to the outer ears.

hand gluing inner ear to wolf puppet craft

Create the body by gluing the fur to the top of the body.

hand gluing body fur to wolf puppet craft

Take the body and glue it to the main portion of the brown bag.

hand gluing body to wolf puppet craft

Finish by gluing the head to the flap portion of the paper bag.

hand gluing head to wolf puppet craft

That’s it! Now your child is a cool animal craft to play with.

hand holding wolf paper bag puppet

Animal Ideas For Kids

One of the best ways to teach kids is through a fun and interactive unit study. Create an animal unit for kids with our favorite ideas. Read through and see which activities are best for your kids and you’ll have your unit study planned in no time flat!

Animal Books For Kids

One of our favorite things to do whenever we start a new unit is to begin with books. Grab these popular books from your library or grab them from Amazon to add to your home collection!

Bear Can’t Wait– If your child loves the Bear series of books, they’ll want to read the newest one where Bear plans a special surprise for Hare!

A Walk Through the Woods– This beautiful and intricate children’s book will keep children engaged and wanting to turn the page!

Owl Babies– Kids will relate to the message of this cute little book. In it, owl babies are waiting and worrying, will Mommy return? There’s a great resolution and fun illustrations as well.

Animal Crafts

There are lots of great reasons why crafting is great for elementary-aged kids. Crafting can help them develop all kinds of skills, from fine motor skills to cognitive skills. It’s also a great way for them to learn about the world around them.

2 paper bag wolf puppets

Crafting is also a lot of fun, so it’s a great way for kids to stay entertained and engaged. Plus, it’s a great way for them to express their creativity. Try out some of our favorite animal crafts below:

Paper Plate Skunk Craft – This is a fun skunk craft that kids will love. It’s simple to make, and only requires a few basic supplies that you probably have on hand already. Plus, it’s the perfect way to teach your little ones about animals from the forest.

Brown Bear Paper Bag Puppet – Bring the forest to your living room with this easy paper bag puppet craft. It’s a great way to get your kids’ imaginations going and have some fun.

Fox Paper Bag Puppet Craft For Kids – This fun fox craft is perfect for pretend play. It’s easy and fast to make, and kids will love playing with it.

Animal Activities

These forest animal I spy printables are perfect for keeping kids entertained while finding different animals that live in the forest. The cute illustrations and fun game will keep them engaged and having fun.

wolf paper bag puppet

Do your kids love do a dot activities? These animal do a dot printables are perfect for learning new things while having a blast. From counting and colors to animals and letters, there’s something for everyone. So grab some dot markers and get started!

This forest playdough kit is a great way for kids to explore their senses and have fun at the same time. The kit includes two different colors of playdough and lots of fun trinkets. Kids can mix and match the items to create their own unique sensory experiences.

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2 paper bag wolf puppets

Wolf Paper Bag Puppet Craft

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This fun paper bag wolf puppet craft is perfect for getting kids in the mood for some pretend play. With a few simple supplies, you can help them create an adorable forest animal that they can use to act out all kinds of stories and adventures.

Materials

  • Brown paper bag
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Wolf template

Instructions

  1. Download the wolf template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by gluing the lower face piece to the bottom of the wolf's head.
  3. Place the nose in the middle of the lower face and glue it in place.
  4. Next, glue the eyes above and on either side of the nose.
  5. Glue the inner ears to the outer ears.
  6. Create the body by gluing the fur to the top of the body.
  7. Take the body and glue it to the main portion of the brown bag.
  8. Finish by gluing the head to the flap portion of the paper bag.

Did you make this craft?

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Wolf Puppet Template

Wolf Template

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Vikas

Friday 3rd of May 2024

Amazing video. This helped me prepare puppet for my daughter's puppet story telling competition

Sam

Monday 6th of May 2024

Thank you so much! Wishing her lots of luck and fun with her puppet story!

Sonja

Sunday 7th of April 2024

The Wolf Template is very lovely. Could i Please get the Template? Sonja

Sam

Monday 8th of April 2024

Thanks! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

Hb

Monday 13th of November 2023

that is a super great idea

Sam

Monday 13th of November 2023

Thanks!

Michelle

Monday 17th of April 2023

Thank you for these amazing resources.

Sam

Tuesday 18th of April 2023

No problem!

Brittani

Thursday 2nd of February 2023

Thank you for such a wonderful resource!

Sam

Thursday 2nd of February 2023

You're welcome! Glad you can use it!

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