Cat Paper Bag Puppet

This adorable Cat Paper Bag Puppet is just what you need for the kitty lovers in your life! They are so easy to make, and you’ll spend hours of fun playing and imagining together!

Cat Paper Bag Puppet

Cat Paper Bag Puppet

My kids just can’t get enough of puppets! They love to make their own puppets, and then use them to act out their favorite storybooks, or even stories that they’ve made up on their own. They had so much fun with this Paper Bag Dog Puppet, so I knew this Cat Paper Bag Puppet would be the perfect addition to their puppet collection! It is so cute and so easy to make! I know your kids will fall in love with this puppet! 

It’s so easy to make this Cat Paper Bag Puppet! All you need are some basic art supplies and these simple instructions and you are all set for some crafting fun. Your kids will have so much fun naming their kitties and imagining stories for them. Don’t miss out on this fun activity! Be sure to scroll to the bottom of this post to get your free template! 

How to Make a Cat Paper Bag Puppet

Cat Paper Bag Puppet

Supplies

Cat Paper Bag Puppet

Directions 

  • Decide a color for the cat paper bag puppet and select 2 different shades of that colored craft paper; we’re using 2 different shades of orange colored paper. Also, select pink colored paper for the inner ear patterns and the nose.
Cat Paper Bag Puppet
  • Trace and cut out a piece of paper to cover either side of the selected paper bag, this would be the front side of the paper bag cat. Attach the spot cutouts on the tail, head, and body cutouts. Attach the inner ear cutouts in the middle of the ear parts of the head cutout.
Cat Paper Bag Puppet
  • Attach the nose and the eye cutouts on the head pattern.
Cat Paper Bag Puppet
  • Use a sharpie or gel pen to draw outlines of the eyes, mouth, and whiskers of the cat on the head pattern.
Cat Paper Bag Puppet
  • Attach the leg cutouts near the bottom side of the body pattern, keeping the round ends of the legs along the border. Attach the tail pattern on either side of the body cutouts, keeping the round end of the tail pointing upwards.
Cat Paper Bag Puppet
  • Now that the body pattern and the head pattern are ready, take the paper bag.
Cat Paper Bag Puppet
  • Attach the body pattern on either side of the paper bag. The legs should be on the open end of the paper bag.
Cat Paper Bag Puppet
  • Attach the head pattern on the bottom side of the paper and then flatten the head part with the body part to complete the paper bag cat puppet craft.
Cat Paper Bag Puppet

Tips and Tricks

  • Try using colored felt sheets to make your cat paper bag puppet extra soft and fuzzy! 
  • For some extra fun details, add some googly eyes, or a pom pom nose to your cute cat paper bag puppet! 

More Cat Ideas…

Your kids will love to read 100 Cats: Cute Kitties to Count! They’ll have so much fun with this book full of charming rhymes and all the cute kitties they can count! 

Get out some playdough and make some cute kitties! Playdough is a great option for sensory play, tapping into your kids’ creativity and imagination while also developing hand strength and coordination. You’ll have so much fun together! 

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Cat Paper Bag Puppet

Cat Paper Bag Puppet

This adorable Cat Paper Bag Puppet is just what you need for the kitty lovers in your life! They are so easy to make, and you’ll spend hours of fun playing and imagining together!

Materials

  • Colored paper
  • Brown paper bag
  • Sharpie
  • Craft glue
  • Pencil
  • Scissors

Instructions

  • Decide a color for the cat paper bag puppet and select 2 different shades of that colored craft paper; we’re using 2 different shades of orange colored paper. Also, select pink colored paper for the inner ear patterns and the nose.
  • Trace and cut out a piece of paper to cover either side of the selected paper bag, this would be the front side of the paper bag cat. Attach the spot cutouts on the tail, head, and body cutouts. Attach the inner ear cutouts in the middle of the ear parts of the head cutout.
  • Attach the nose and the eye cutouts on the head pattern.
  • Use a sharpie or gel pen to draw outlines of the eyes, mouth, and whiskers of the cat on the head pattern.
  • Attach the leg cutouts near the bottom side of the body pattern, keeping the round ends of the legs along the border. Attach the tail pattern on either side of the body cutouts, keeping the round end of the tail pointing upwards.
  • Now that the body pattern and the head pattern are ready, take the paper bag.
  • Attach the body pattern on either side of the paper bag. The legs should be on the open end of the paper bag.
  • Attach the head pattern on the bottom side of the paper and then flatten the head part with the body part to complete the paper bag cat puppet craft.

    Notes

    • Try using colored felt sheets to make your cat paper bag puppet extra soft and fuzzy! 
    • For some extra fun details, add some googly eyes, or a pom pom nose to your cute cat paper bag puppet! 

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