Easy Diy Paper Bag Elephant Puppet & Free Template

Click and print this FREE template to make a simple paper bag elephant craft puppet. It is such a fun and creative way to teach the alphabet! E is for Elephant! #elephantcrafts #paperbagpuppets #diypuppets #puppets #paperbagcrafts

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Learn about elephants in your next Zoo Theme Unit or put on a zoo and elephant theme puppet show after you and your kids make these cute elephant paper bag puppets. Use the free printable sea otter template, gather up a few supplies and follow along with the step-by-step tutorial!

We are on the roll with paper bag puppets. Check out the Puppy Dog Paper Bag Puppet and our Mermaid Paper Bag Puppet tutorials!

Let’s get crafting!

Paper Bag Elephant Craft for Preschoolers, Kids and toddlers free elephant template

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Easy Diy Paper Bag Elephant Puppet & Free Template

Puppet play is a great way to grow your child’s imagination, helps build emotional development, improves those fine motor skills and boosts self-confidence when speaking in front of an audience.

Watch your kids learn and grow by making these elephant paper bag puppets and putting on a show!

Here are the few supplies you’ll need to gather before getting started. 

Paper Bag Elephant Craft for Preschoolers, Kids and toddlers FREE template

Paper Bag Elephant Craft for Preschoolers, Kids and toddlers free template

1. After cutting out the shapes from the elephant template, trace them on the grey card stock paper.

Paper Bag Elephant Craft for Preschoolers, Kids and toddlers free template

2. Then cut those shapes out.

Paper Bag Elephant Craft for Preschoolers, Kids and toddlers free template

Paper Bag Elephant Craft for Preschoolers, Kids and toddlers free template

3. Next, glue on the elephant’s body and the head.

Paper Bag Elephant Craft for Preschoolers, Kids and toddlers free template

4. Then glue on the elephant puppet’s belly.

Paper Bag Elephant Craft for Preschoolers, Kids and toddlers free template

5. This step is optional, but glue on the heart.

Paper Bag Elephant Craft for Preschoolers, Kids and toddlers free template

7. Next, glue on arms to your elephant craft.

Paper Bag Elephant Craft for Preschoolers, Kids and toddlers free template

8. Now, draw on your elephant’s smile.

Paper Bag Elephant Craft for Preschoolers, Kids and toddlers free template

9. Then glue on the elephant’s eyes and trunk.

Paper Bag Elephant Craft for Preschoolers, Kids and toddlers free template

10. Finally, flip over your paper bag and glue on the ears.

Paper Bag Elephant Craft for Preschoolers, Kids and toddlers free template

11. There are two different options. For the girls there’s a cute bow and for the boys, there is hair. 

Your kids can really get creative with these paper bag elephants! 

For the toddlers and preschoolers, you may need to do the cutting, but bigger kids can do the entire elephant craft by themselves!

Paper Bag Elephant Craft for Preschoolers, Kids and toddlers free template

To print your paper bag elephant template, turn the printer on, click on the link below then click print.

 

Free Printable Paper Bag Puppet for Kids, Toddlers and Preschoolers Template

FREE PRINTABLE ELEPHANT TEMPLATE

When you have finished, be sure to share your creation on Simple Mom Project’s Facebook Page and follow me on Pinterest!

 

 

Kaitlen D.

Simple Mom Project

Paper Bag Elephant Craft for Preschoolers, Kids and toddlers free template

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Easy and Fun Elephant Craft Paper bag Puppet with free printable template

Paper Bag Elephant Craft for Preschoolers, Kids and toddlers free elephant template

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