Hoho Paper Bag Puppet

Hoho Paper Bag Puppet

Make Hoho the monkey, the littlest one of the group, who loves to jump and give hugs. Hug-hug! Hug-hug!

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Hoho 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.

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.
MOVE with us
Move with us skills include: gross motor (like running and dancing), fine motor (like tracing and cutting), healthy habits, and safety awareness.
Ages: 3-6

Materials

Tip: Stock up on extra supplies before your child's next play date or birthday party. Paper bag puppets make a wonderful group activity!

Directions

  1. Step 1: Assemble the parts

    Print the puppet printable and then cut out all the pieces.

  2. Step 2: Make the face and the mouth

    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 to the front of the bag, just below the flap's edge. Attach the ears behind the top corners of the bag.

  3. Step 3: Make the arms and the tummy

    Attach the arms to the inside creases of the bag, facing front. Attach the tummy to the center of the bag.

  4. Step 4: Make the feet and the tail

    Attach the feet to the bottom corners of the bag, from the inside. Attach the tail to the back of the bag, allowing it to hang over the side.

Tip: Help your preschooler cut out the puppet pieces. Keep brown paper lunch bags flat with the flap at the top (facing you) as you attach the pieces.
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