Boy and Girl Paper Bag Puppets
Create a paper bag puppet for story-telling and interactive fun.
Create easy-to-create paper bag puppets for classroom plays and holiday fun. Develop oral skills and build self-esteem as students portray characters with enthusiasm and confidence.
Inspire and encourage students to enjoy story-telling and dramatic play.
Supplies Used: Cardstock, Chalk, Crayons, Construction Paper, Glue, Paper Bag, Scissors
The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.
- Die-cut XL Paper Bag Puppet, Boy or XL Paper Bag Puppet, Girl using various colors of cardstock or construction paper for face, hair, chin, mouth (pink) and tongue (red).
- Leave face whole. Cut along perforation for hair and attach to face. Chalk or crayons may be used to color hair.
- Adhere small pieces of paper behind eye holes. Attach face to bottom flap of paper bag, covering bag corners.
- Leave chin whole. Cut along perforation for pink mouth and attach to chin.
- Cut along perforation for red tongue and attach to pink mouth.
- Align mouth with face under the flap and adhere to bag (see Main Photo).
Fine Arts: Theater
K-4 Standard 2: Acting by assuming roles and interacting in improvisations
- Students imagine and clearly describe characters, their relationships and their environments.
- Students use variations of locomotor and nonlocomotor movement and vocal pitch, tempo and tone for different characters.
English Language Arts: Applying Language Skills
K-12: Standard 12
- Students use spoken, written and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion and the exchange of information).
Standards for the English Language Arts, by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English, Copyright 1996 by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. Reprinted with permission.