Gil Paper Bag Puppet

Gil Paper Bag Puppet

Transform a paper bag into your child's favorite guppy!

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Gil Paper Bag Puppet

Craft Features

Lots for Kids to Do
This craft has plenty of steps kids can do, like tracing, coloring, decorating, and cutting with safety scissors.
Allow for Dry Time
You'll need to allow extra time for glue or paint to dry.

Developmental Skills

Create with Us
Create with us skills involve self-expression, experimentation, and imagination through visual arts (like painting and sculpting), dramatic play, cooking, and dance.
Share & Care with Us
Share & Care skills are part of social-emotional learning and include: building self-esteem, cooperating, empathizing with others, and identifying feelings.
Ages: 4-6

Materials

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Print out the templates and help your child cut out the pieces.

  2. Step 2

    With the paper bag flattened, creating a flap that will face toward you in an upright position, begin affixing the template pieces. <br><br> Using tape or a glue stick, attach the face to the paper bag flap, lining up the bottom edge of the face to the bottom edge of the flap. Attach the mouth piece to front of the bag, just below the flap's edge. Attach the body and fins to the front of the bag (see photo for reference). Attach the arms to the sides of the bag.

  3. Step 3

    Allow for the bag to dry (if using glue). Once dry kids can create their own swim-sational adventure!

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