Ever wonder if there’s a fun activity using inexpensive craft materials for your kids?
Keep your children busy at home with this free printable lion paper bag puppet template. It’s a fun cut and paste craft that uses a paper bag as a base to make your very own lion puppet.
Is your child a big The Lion King fan? Be prepared because this activity is marvelous for children to work on their coloring and scissor skills.
We love it when cut-and-paste crafts are quick and easy, that’s why this free printable lion paper bag puppet is one of our favorites during the weekend.
Have a roaring fun in making this adorable lion puppet come to life! Download and print out as many as you want and offer it to your family and friends.
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Free Printable Lion Paper Bag Puppet Craft
Ideas for Easy Preschool Paper Lion Craft
Here are the few amazing ideas on how to incorporate this free printable lion paper bag puppet in your child’s everyday life.
1. Reading Stories About Lions
Reading together with your kids can help them with language and speech development.
Use this cute printable lion paper bag puppet as one of the book’s characters, then ask questions to your kids during and after the reading.
Paired this free printable lion paper bag puppet template with their favorite lion books.
2. Fun Facts About Lions
Let this free printable lion paper bag puppet template be part of your child’s animal lesson plans.
Lions are known as the king of the jungle and definitely one of the most interesting animals.
Lions are the second largest big cat species in the world, right after tigers.
All mother lions care and feed babies but did you know that male lions watch the cubs while mothers hunt? It’s because female lions are better hunters than males.
Did you know that only male lions grow manes? Male lions are easy to recognize because of their distinctive manes.
The color of the mane varies and darkens with age, but males with darker manes are more likely to attract female lions.
3. Learn the ABC’s: L is for Lion
We think this simple printable lion paper bag puppet template could work for a variety of ideas including L is for Lion crafts or zoo animal themes.
Making this free printable lion paper bag puppet template will encourage your preschooler to learn the alphabet, specifically the letter L.
The king of the jungle is roaring his way into your little one’s ABCs lesson plan. Print out traceable upper and lowercase letter L worksheets for your child to work on their handwriting skills.
4. Improve Communication Skills
Once your preschooler is done with this easy cut and paste lion paper bag puppet template and traceable letter L worksheets, pre-reading skills by practicing saying L-I-O-N together.
If your children are familiar with the letters, ask them to enumerate some basic words that start with letter L and teach them how to correctly pronounce them.
Make sure to do it in a fun way so they can easily remember it.
We are confident your little one will never get bored making this cute printable lion paper bag puppet template during the weekend.
Lion Craft Supplies Needed
- Colored Cardstock or Construction Paper
- White Cardstock Paper
- Colored Pencils, Markers or Crayons
- Printable Lion Paper Bag Puppet Template (FOUND AT THE BOTTOM)
Keep scrolling to get your very own lion paper bag puppet craft today and start with your little ones and their lion puppet buddies today!
Lion Paper Bag Puppet Craft Instructions
Gather all the craft materials and print out which printable lion paper bag puppet template your child wants to do first.
Have your children work on those scissor skills by cutting out the lion craft template into individual pieces.
Glue the lion’s body on the front of the paper bag.
Glue the face to the bottom of the paper bag.
Glue the tail to the backside of the paper bag and finish off with a pair of eyes.
Place the lunch bag on your child’s hand so they can play with it for hours.
More Options to Choose:
- You can print the blank version and trace the cut outs on card stock paper for a sturdier lion paper bag puppet craft,
- Print the lion paper bag puppet template in color for a simple and easy rainy day craft or,
- Print the blank lion paper bag puppet template and use it as a fun coloring sheet activity and then glue the pieces of the lion paper bag puppet craft together.
Free Printable Lion Paper Bag Puppet Template
We have two different versions of this adorable printable lion paper bag puppet template!
Your children one can pick whether they fancy the colored lion template to directly cut and paste it or the plain black and white lion template where they can fill it up with colors first.
Don’t forget to share your learning plans in the comments.
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