Owl Paper Bag Puppet

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Owl Paper Bag Puppet
Owl Paper Bag Puppet

"This adorable owl paper bag puppet is fun to both make and play with! Use art supplies you likely have in your home, and spend time with your child as you trace, cut, paste, and decorate your owl. With simple, easy to follow instructions and tips to get creative with your owl paper bag puppet, kids will have fun picking the colors to create their owl and make it their own. Afterwards, enjoy some creative play with your new owl paper bag puppet."

Primary TechniquePaper Crafts


Materials List

  • Colored papers
  • Paper bag
  • Sharpie
  • Craft glue
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Printable template


  1. Select different colored papers for the owl paper bag puppet. Trace and cut out the pattern from the selected papers. The template includes head, face, eyes, beak, wings, and legs.

  2. Attach the face cutout on the head cutout.

  3. Attach the eye cutouts and the beak inside the face pattern.

  4. Select the paper bag.

  5. You can cut the paper bag short if necessary. Trace and cut out a piece of colored craft paper to cover either side of the paper bag, which will be the front side of the puppet.

  6. Attach the paper cutout on either side of the paper bag.

  7. Flatten the bottom side of the bag and then attach the head of the papercraft owl on the bottom side.

  8. Attach the wing cutouts on both sides of the paper bag and attach the leg cutouts on the bottom side (open side of the bag) of the paper bag owl puppet to complete the craft

  9. Tips: Use googly eyes or decorative edge scissors to add some fun detail to your owl. Let your kids pick out a variety of paper colors to make their puppets uniquely their own!

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