Swiper Paper Bag Puppet

Swiper Paper Bag Puppet

It's showtime with Swiper! All you need is a paper bag and Swiper printables.

Explore with Dora every day on Nick Jr.Explore with Dora every day on Nick Jr.

Swiper 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.
Ages: 2-6

Materials

Tip: This activity is perfect for play dates and parties. Keep plenty of materials on hand for group puppet-crafting.

Directions

  1. Step 1: Make Swiper's face and mouth

    Print out the Swiper Paper Bag Puppet printable. Cut out all the pieces, then, 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.

  2. Step 2: Make Swiper's arms, tail, and body

    Attach the arms and tail to the inside creases of the bag, facing front, and the belly stripe to the front of the bag, just under his chin (see photo).

  3. Step 3: Make Swiper's feet

    Attach the feet to the bottom of the bag, from the inside.

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