Little Red Riding Hood Paper Bag Puppet

Do you remember the story of Little Red Riding Hood? I know I do! It was a childhood favorite. Well, now you can make your very own Little Red Riding Hood Paper Bag Puppet of her using just a paper bag and some simple cutting and drawing skills. This is a great project for kids, and it’s super easy with this template. So get out your scissors and markers, and let’s get started!

Little Red Riding Hood Paper Bag Puppet

Looking for a fun project to keep your kid occupied? Why not try making a Little Red Riding Hood paper bag puppet? This project is perfect for at home or in the classroom. This paper bag puppet craft is sure to provide hours of entertainment. So get creative and have some fun with this fun little puppet!

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Directions to Make A Little Red Riding Hood Puppet Paper Bag

  • Select colored craft papers for the little red riding hood papercraft figure. The template includes the head, hair, the top part of the cloak (hood), the body part of the cloak, shoes, arms, sleeves, apron, blush patterns, and a bow. Trace and cut out the patterns from the selected craft papers. You can also cut out a simple basket pattern from brown colored craft paper.
little red riding hood paper bag puppet cutouts
  • Glue the hair cutout along the top side of the head cutout, glue the arm cutouts with the sleeve cutouts (on the straight side), and glue the small round cutout in the middle of the bow cutout.
  • Glue the head pattern on the hood cutout, near the round side of the hood.
  • Glue the bow pattern on the bottom-middle part of the hood. Use a sharpie to draw the face of the papercraft red riding hood figure.
little red riding hood face drawing
  • Select a brown paper bag or use craft paper to make your own custom sized paper bag. Measure and cut out a piece of paper to cover any one side of the paper bag (this will be the front side of the paper bag).
  • Attach the apron cutout on the prepared paper.
  • Glue the cloak base cutout near the closed side of the paper bag, above the apron pattern.
paper bag puppet craft
  • Glue the show cutouts along the open side of the paper bag.
  • Flatten the bottom side of the paper bag with the dress (paper bag) and glue the head pattern on the flattened bottom side of the paper bag.
  • Glue the paper arm patterns on both sides of the paper bag puppet.
little red riding hood paper bag puppet craft completed on white background
  • Attach a paper basket on either hand of the paper bag little red riding hood puppet to complete the craft.

Tips Tricks and FAQs

  • This is a fun project for 6-year-olds and above with supervision. If younger children would like to build one, you might want to precut the pieces for them. 
  • Get creative! You can easily decorate your paper bag puppet however you would like once it is together. 
  • Be sure to encourage your kids to use their imaginations as they play with their Little Red Riding Hood Paper Bag Puppet while reading or listening to nursery rhymes.

Paper Bag Puppet Theater Play

Are you looking for a fun and creative way to spend some time with your kids? Why not try making paper bag puppets together? This is a great activity for all ages, and it’s a lot of fun! You can use any type of paper bag to make your puppets, and there are endless possibilities. Like this dragon paper bag puppet, or even a monster paper bag puppet.

Puppet play has benefits that are big and small. When your child participates in puppet play they are using their creativity and developing their language skills. Puppet play also encourages singing and dancing as well as speaking in rhyme. This will help build their confidence as well as their read-aloud ability.

So gather your supplies and make some paper bag puppets like this Little Red Riding Hood puppet and watch as your child plays with puppets. They will start to build confidence, and language skills and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Little Red Riding Hood Paper Bag Puppet

red paper bag puppet little red riding hood

Do you remember the story of Little Red Riding Hood? I know I do! It was a childhood favorite. Well, now you can make your very own Little Red Riding Hood Paper Bag Puppet of her using just a paper bag and some simple cutting and drawing skills. This is a great project for kids, and it’s super easy with this template. So get out your scissors and markers, and let’s get started!

Materials

  • Paper bag
  • Scissors
  • Glue Stick
  • Construction Paper
  • Template

Instructions

Select colored craft papers for the little red riding hood papercraft figure. The template includes the head, hair, the top part of the cloak (hood), the body part of the cloak, shoes, arms, sleeves, apron, blush patterns, and a bow. Trace and cut out the patterns from the selected craft papers. You can also cut out a simple basket pattern from brown colored craft paper.

Glue the hair cutout along the top side of the head cutout, glue the arm cutouts with the sleeve cutouts (on the straight side), and glue the small round cutout in the middle of the bow cutout.

Glue the head pattern on the hood cutout, near the round side of the hood.

Glue the bow pattern on the bottom-middle part of the hood. Use a sharpie to draw the face of the papercraft red riding hood figure.

Select a brown paper bag or use craft paper to make your own custom sized paper bag. Measure and cut out a piece of paper to cover any one side of the paper bag (this will be the front side of the paper bag).

Attach the apron cutout on the prepared paper.

Glue the cloak base cutout near the closed side of the paper bag, above the apron pattern.

Glue the show cutouts along the open side of the paper bag.

Flatten the bottom side of the paper bag with the dress (paper bag) and glue the head pattern on the flattened bottom side of the paper bag.

Glue the paper arm patterns on both sides of the paper bag puppet.

Attach a paper basket on either hand of the paper bag little red riding hood puppet to complete the craft.

Notes

This is a fun project for 6-year-olds and above with supervision. If younger children would like to build one, you might want to precut the pieces for them. 

Get creative! You can easily decorate your paper bag puppet however you would like once it is together. 

Be sure to encourage your kids to use their imaginations as they play with their Little Red Riding Hood Paper Bag Puppet while reading or listening to nursery rhymes.

 
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