Paper Bag Monster Puppet

If your kids love monsters, they will go wild for this cute Paper Bag Monster Puppet! It’s perfect for a fun afternoon project together. With these easy-to-follow instructions, you can start creating and playing with your kids in no time! 

Paper Bag Monster Puppet

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My kids love stories with monsters, especially when those monsters end up being cute and friendly! This paper bag monster puppet is the project to work on together. It is so much fun to create all kinds of monsters with different colors of paper and different faces! You could spend hours imagining and telling funny stories with this paper bag monster puppet. 

Making puppets is such a fun way to spark your imagination and creativity! They are so easy to make, and with supplies that you can find around the house. If you enjoy our Paper Bag Monster Puppet, be sure to check out our Paper Bag Dog Puppet and our Paper Bag Squirrel Puppet!

If you are ready to start making these fun Paper Bag Monster Puppets, grab your free template today by scrolling to the bottom of this post! 

How to Make a Paper Bag Monster Puppet

Paper Bag Monster Puppet

Supplies

Paper Bag Monster Puppet

Directions

  • Select 2 or 3 different colored papers for the paper bag monster craft. Trace and cut out the template patterns. The template includes head, antennas, teeth, arms, legs, belly, and eye.
Paper Bag Monster Puppet
  • Attach the 2 antenna cutouts on the top side of the head cutout.
Paper Bag Monster Puppet
  • Attach the eye cutout near the top middle part of the head. Use a sharpie to draw the mouth line.
Paper Bag Monster Puppet
  • Attach the teeth cutouts near the top side of the mouth line.
Paper Bag Monster Puppet
  • Select a paper bag. Measure and cut out a piece of paper to cover either side of the paper bag. The covered side of the paper bag will be the front side of the monster puppet.
  • Attach the leg cutouts on one side of the cut-out paper and attach the belly cutout on the opposite side of the paper.
Paper Bag Monster Puppet
  • Attach the paper on the paper bag. Keep the legs near the open side of the paper bag. Flatten the bottom side of the bag; this will be the top side of the monster puppet. 
Paper Bag Monster Puppet
  • Attach the head pattern on the flattened bottom side of the paper bag.
Paper Bag Monster Puppet
  • Attach the arm cutouts on both sides of the paper bag to complete the monster paper bag puppet craft. 
Paper Bag Monster Puppet

Tips and Tricks

  • You can use googly eyes or decorative scissors to add some fun details to your monster!
  • Let your kids personalize their monsters! Let them choose different colored paper, or draw different faces to make these monsters uniquely theirs!

More Ideas To Continue The Fun With Monsters

Snuggle up together and read The Color Monster for a fun storytime! You’ll have fun laughing at the silly monsters in the story and talking about feelings.

Get out some play dough and make more monsters! Your kids will love using their hands to roll out the dough and create fun monster scenes. 

Encourage your kids’ storytelling skills by setting up a puppet show theater! You’ll have hours of fun imagining and telling stories with your paper bag monster puppets!

Paper Bag Monster Puppet

Paper Bag Monster Puppet

If your kids love monsters, they will go wild for this cute Paper Bag Monster Puppet! It’s perfect for a fun afternoon project together. With these easy-to-follow instructions, you can start creating and playing with your kids in no time!

Materials

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

Instructions

Select 2 or 3 different colored papers for the paper bag monster craft. Trace and cut out the template patterns. The template includes head, antennas, teeth, arms, legs, belly, and eye.

Attach the 2 antenna cutouts on the top side of the head cutout.

Attach the eye cutout near the top middle part of the head. Use a sharpie to draw the mouth line.

Attach the teeth cutouts near the top side of the mouth line.

Select a paper bag. Measure and cut out a piece of paper to cover either side of the paper bag. The covered side of the paper bag will be the front side of the monster puppet.

Select a paper bag. Measure and cut out a piece of paper to cover either side of the paper bag. The covered side of the paper bag will be the front side of the monster puppet.

Attach the leg cutouts on one side of the cut-out paper and attach the belly cutout on the opposite side of the paper.

Attach the paper on the paper bag. Keep the legs near the open side of the paper bag. Flatten the bottom side of the bag; this will be the top side of the monster puppet. 

Attach the head pattern on the flattened bottom side of the paper bag.

Attach the arm cutouts on both sides of the paper bag to complete the monster paper bag puppet craft. 

Notes

You can use googly eyes or decorative scissors to add some fun details to your monster!

Let your kids personalize their monsters! Let them choose different colored paper, or draw different faces to make these monsters uniquely theirs!

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