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Paper Bag Firefighter Puppet

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Paper Bag Firefighter Puppet
Paper Bag Firefighter Puppet

"What better way to talk about some of your local heroes than with this Paper Bag Firefighter Puppet!? It is so easy and simple to do and a great way to talk about fire safety, our firemen and firewomen, and what they do for our communities! It is the perfect craft to create with easy in home supplies as well! Have a great time crafting with your kiddos and give them a puppet pal they can adventure with for hours!"

Primary TechniquePaper Crafts


Materials List

  • Colored construction paper
  • Paper bag
  • Sharpie
  • Craft glue
  • Pencil
  • Scissors


  1. Grab some construction paper that matches the color of skin and hair you want. Then get some red, yellow, and black or brown construction paper for the firefighter uniform and shoes.

  2. Using the template, trace and cut out the hat and sleeve pattern on the red paper. Next, trace and cut out the head and hand patterns on the construction paper for the skin tone. Trace and cut out the hair pattern on the paper for the hair. Trace and cut out the strips and emblem on the yellow paper and the shoes on the black or brown paper.

  3. Glue the hair onto the top of the head.

  4. Cut a slit in your hat according to the pattern.

  5. Slip the head and hair into the hat from below and glue to attach. Glue the emblem on the hat.

  6. Use the sharpie to draw the eyes, nose, and mouth onto your firefighter’s face.

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