These paper bag crafts are so colorful and fun. From puppets to gift bags, towns, people, and so much more you’ll love these easy ideas.
What can you make from paper bags?
We have so many fun ideas for you. Kids are going to love these paper bag craft ideas, and you’ll have just as much fun making them too.
Mermaid gift bag or puppet
Make our mermaid paper bag craft using a brown paper bag and scrap craft supplies. You can either make this craft as a hand puppet for pretend play or as a gift bag for a mermaid party to fill with treats for your guests. You’ll find my instructions to make your own at Kids Activities Blog.
Brown paper bag Christmas town
Are you looking for a Christmas craft that the kids can make, play with for the whole holiday season, and build on each year? They will love this easy brown paper bag Christmas town craft.
Silly paper bag puppet people
I’m sharing a few posts on here that I recreated from Kids Activities Blog for our book, The Big Book of Kids Activities. These paper bag puppet people are one of those. Even though the instructions are on the Kids Activities site, don’t forget to buy a copy of our book (link in the sidebar) because there are SO many other fun crafts to make.
Paddington treat bags
These Paddington popcorn bags are an easy movie night craft for kids. You could also make these for a Paddington party and fill them with party treats for your guests.
Pretend city with bags
How fun is this brown paper bag pretend city? This is another craft from our book, The Big Book of Kids Activities, that was re-created from a post on the site.
Paper bag octopus craft
This brown paper bag octopus is a craft from Kids Activities Blog that I remade for our book The Big Book of Kids Activities. Even if you don’t have a copy of the book, we are sharing the instructions to make your own octopus at Kids Activities.
Paper bag scarecrow puppet
Put on a fall puppet show with our scarecrow paper bag puppets. This is a fun autumn craft for kids from preschoolers to elementary ages. These puppets are so colorful and fun. They’re perfect for storytime and dramatic play too.
Snowman paper gift bag craft
This snowman gift bag is a fun way to give a gift this holiday season. Fill the snowman paper bag with candy, hot cocoa or cookie decorating supplies, or even small gifts. This is such a fun and colorful craft for kids. You’ll find my instructions to make your own at Kids Activities Blog.
Owl paper bag puppets
Pair these owl paper bag puppets with our scarecrow puppets above and you’ve got the perfect characters for a fall puppet show and storytime with the kids. You’ll find my instructions to make the owl puppets at Kids Activities Blog.