Friendly Froggy Paper Bag


Friendly Froggy Paper Bag

Ribbit-Ribbit, you've got a friend in me. Friends come easily when you make simple paper bag crafts like this one. The Friendly Froggy Paper Bag is an inexpensive road to fun, and you're new pal can be decorative or a puppet. This adorable frog craft for kids from Amanda Formaro can be a wonderful party activity, and then the friendly toad can hold candy and other party favors as guests go on their way. If you're really lucky this frog might turn into a prince or a princess!


  • Green paper gift bag
  • Patterned scrapbook paper in green shades
  • White, black, and red construction paper
  • Glue stick
  • Black marker
  • Scissors

Note: You can use a regular brown or white paper lunch bag and paint it with green craft paint.


  1. If your gift bag has a white bottom, cover that section with patterned scrapbook paper.

  2. Cut out two large circles for the outer sections of the eyes from green patterned scrapbook paper.
  3. Cut two white circles about 1/2" smaller than the green circles. Glue to the green circles.
  4. Cut two black circles for the pupils, about 1-inch in diameter. Glue to the white circles.

  5. Glue eyes to the top of the bag puppet, sticking out over the top.
  6. Use a black marker to add dots for nostrils.
  7. Cut a forked tongue from red paper and glue to the bag, under the flap.
  8. Cut "spots" from green patterned scrapbook paper and glue to the body of the bag.

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