Paper Bag Frog Puppet

This adorable Paper Bag Frog puppet is the perfect project to make with your kids! You’ll love how it sparks their imagination and creativity. With these easy-to-follow instructions, you can hop right into creating and playing together!

Paper Bag Frog Puppet

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My family loves to make puppets! We love to get out all of our art supplies and create fun new characters, complete with names and silly voices as we dream up stories about them. This cute paper bag frog was just the right craft project for us! The directions and free frog template are easy to use, and the supplies are easily found around the house. 

Your kids will leap at the chance to make this paper bag frog puppet! You’ll love watching them develop their imagination as they invent more and more stories to tell. Pair this Paper Bag Frog with our Paper Bag Squirrel Puppet or Owl Paper Bag Puppet and let their creativity grow! 

To make this Paper Bag Frog with your family right away, be sure to grab the free template at the bottom of this post!

How to Make a Paper Bag Frog

Paper Bag Frog puppet

Supplies

Paper Bag Frog

Directions

  • Select different colored paper (including green) for the frog paper bag puppet. Trace and cut out the patterns from the provided template. The template includes head, front legs, bag legs, blush, eyes, speckles, and belly patterns.
Paper Bag Frog
  • Attach the eye cutouts on the 2 half-circle parts on the top side of the head pattern. Attach the belly cutout on the front leg part.
Paper Bag Frog
  • Attach the speckles on the forehead and the blush cutouts on both cheeks of the papercraft frog’s head pattern.
Paper Bag Frog
  • Select your paper bag. You can trim extra parts of the blush if necessary.
Paper Bag Frog
  • Cut the paper bag short if required and cut out a green paper to cover the front part of the paper bag.
  • Attach the green paper cutout on the front side of the paper bag.
Paper Bag Frog puppet
  • Attach the head pattern on the bottom side of the paper bag. Flatten the head pattern with the bag after attaching the head.
Paper Bag Frog
  • Attach the bottom part of the body near the bottom side (open side of the bag) of the frog puppet.
  • Attach the 2 separate leg cutouts on both sides of the paper bag to complete the frog paper bag puppet.
Paper Bag Frog

Tips and Tricks

  • Add googly eyes or craft pom poms to your frog for some extra fun!
  • Personalize your paper bag frog by using markers or colored paper to add fun details. Try a silly smile, a bow tie, or anything else you can think of!

More Frog Fun…

Cuddle up for storytime and read I Don’t Want to Be a Frog together! Your kids will love this silly story of a frog who learns to love himself just the way he is. 

Grab some plastic frog figures and add them to a bin with rice or beans for a fun sensory bin! They will love digging their hands in as they play and explore independently. 

Encourage your kids’ story-telling abilities by setting up a puppet theater! They will have so much fun imagining stories for their frog puppet and performing for their family and friends. 

How Do I Access My Free Template?

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How Do I Print A PDF?

You’ll need a program that supports PDFs. Adobe Acrobat is a great option. Open the program, click file then print. Select your printer and the number of copies you want to print. Be sure you click double-sided if you want it to print on both sides. 

Can I Resell These?

You may not resell any printable or template that you find on our website or in our resource library. You may use them for class parties, at church, at home, or in the classroom. You may get these printed at an office supply store or copy center at your own expense.

Paper Bag Frog Puppet

Paper Bag Frog Puppet

This adorable Paper Bag Frog puppet is the perfect project to make with your kids! You’ll love how it sparks their imagination and creativity. With these easy-to-follow instructions, you can hop right into creating and playing together!

Materials

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

Instructions

Select different colored paper (including green) for the frog paper bag puppet. Trace and cut out the patterns from the provided template. The template includes head, front legs, bag legs, blush, eyes, speckles, and belly patterns.

Attach the eye cutouts on the 2 half-circle parts on the top side of the head pattern. Attach the belly cutout on the front leg part.

Attach the speckles on the forehead and the blush cutouts on both cheeks of the papercraft frog’s head pattern.

Select your paper bag. You can trim extra parts of the blush if necessary.

Cut the paper bag short if required and cut out a green paper to cover the front part of the paper bag.

Attach the green paper cutout on the front side of the paper bag.

Attach the head pattern on the bottom side of the paper bag. Flatten the head pattern with the bag after attaching the head.

Attach the bottom part of the body near the bottom side (open side of the bag) of the frog puppet.

Attach the 2 separate leg cutouts on both sides of the paper bag to complete the frog paper bag puppet.

Notes

Add googly eyes or craft pom poms to your frog for some extra fun!

Personalize your paper bag frog by using markers or colored paper to add fun details. Try a silly smile, a bow tie, or anything else you can think of!

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