This toy story craft is perfect and just in time before Toy Story 4 hits theaters! Plus, there’s no denying the adorableness of this super simple paper bag puppet! It would be the perfect toddler craft to help little ones make and play with, and older kids will love the independence of creating these themselves.
Toy Story Craft: Paper Bag Puppets
Creating crafts is seriously fun for all ages. And what is one of the most enjoyable parts of creating this toddler craft is that they have the possibility to complete it on their own from start to finish. How awesome is that?! When they’re at the preschool/toddler age, their independence is wanting to shine! Why not let them take charge with this adorable paper bag craft?
One other great aspect of this toy story craft is that while they’re having fun, they’re also working on their fine motor skills and their hand-eye coordination as well. And from a parenting standpoint, that’s an absolute win!
Supplies needed to make this paper bag craft
- White paper sacks
- Lime green and light pink paint
- White and black puffy paint
- Green and pink pipe cleaners
- Paint brushes
- Scrap white paper
How to make this Disney craft
1. Lay out scrap paper and paint one bag pink, one bag green and let dry.
2. Cut out 2” ears from a piece of scrap paper, paint green and let dry.
3. Cut a large circle from a piece of scrap paper, paint pink and let dry.4. Glue the ears on the top sides of the green bag and the pink circle on the top of the pink bag halfway on the flap of the bag.
5. Cut a 3” green pipe cleaner, twist the top into a loop and glue to the top center of your green bag.
6. Cut two 2” pieces from your pink pipe cleaner, fold in half for ears and glue to the top corners of your pink bag.
7. Use the white and black puffy paint to draw on eyes, eyebrows, nose and a mouth and let your bag puppets dry.
See how cute they are?!
How long does this paper bag craft take to make?
Honestly, not that long at all. The longest part of this craft is trying to be patient while the paint is drying! (and this can be hard for both adults and kids!)
What if I don’t have any puffy paint?
Don’t fret, if you don’t have puffy paint at home, improvise! You can use regular paint if needed just know it won’t have the same texture as puffy paint does. Or, you can make your own puffy paint by adding a bit of shaving cream to regular paint.
You’ll have a blast creating this adorable paper bag puppet! Make them in time for the movie and take them with you while you watch it!
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