An easy way to entertain kids at your next play date or for a family fun activity is to have them create paper bag puppet crafts. One of the great things about this craft is that you probably have everything you need at home already.
Paper Bag Puppet Crafts – Supplies:
For these fun paper bag puppet crafts, here’s what you’ll need for supplies:
- paper bags
- construction paper
- pipe cleaners
- pom poms
- non-toxic glue
- googly eyes
- anything else crafty that your kids like to work with
To create their paper bag puppet crafts, have the kids use their creativity. You may even want to set a challenge for them such as zoo animals, wild animals, pets, cartoon characters, famous people, etc.
After creating your paper bag puppet crafts, lay them flat to dry for a few hours. While they are drying, your kids can start planning for a fun paper bag puppet crafts puppet show. This is a fun family night activity idea!
The kids can assign each parent a puppet to use during the show as well – but don’t forget to leave some family members for the audience in each production! If all of the family members have roles in the play, consider video taping it to watch later as a private movie screening at home.
You can create a fun concession stand for your theatre production with popcorn, candy and drinks. The kids can even create little tickets for the show to hand out to family.
Your stage can be as simple as the kids hiding behind the couch as their stage area. Don’t forget to set up a seating area for your audience.
Your children can think of fun show ideas and draw and color props for the stage like trees, houses, a sun, etc. Anything goes for this fun puppet show – the only limit is their imagination!
Have you ever made a paper bag puppet craft?
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