Bunny Paper Bag Puppet

Bunny Paper Bag Puppet for Easter

My kiddo has been obsessed with the paper bag puppets lately. He asked for the leprechaun paper bag puppet long after it had been thrown in the trash, so I decided that it was time to make one for Easter. And that’s how we arrived at this Easter Bunny paper bag puppet.

It’s easy to make, but I included a printable template in case you need it. Don’t laugh too much at my drawing skills; they’re not the best. You can just cut the shapes out with scissors without a template. That’s the easiest way, because you can fold the paper in half and get even shapes on each side. But, if you’re going to let your kids cut the shapes out by themselves, here are the shapes you need for the ears, cheeks and pink belly.

Easter Bunny Paper Bag Puppet Template

Bunny Puppet for Easter

Look over that dirty little face, would you? Thanks.

Materials:

  • Small paper bag
  • Pink and white construction paper (1-2 sheets of each color for each puppet)
  • 2 pipe cleaners (your preference of color)
  • Scotch tape (to hold the pipe cleaners in place)
  • 1 pom pom for the nose
  • Googly eyes or a marker to draw the eyes on

Directions:

  1. Cut the white construction paper to fit the bag. (I didn’t include this in the template because it’s easy enough.) Cut out white ears to make the outer ear.
  2. Cut the pink construction paper for the inner ears, cheeks and belly. Use the template above if you need to.
  3. Cover the bag in white construction paper using glue.
  4. Add the white outer ears first using glue, followed by the pink inner ear.
  5. Glue the pink belly in place.
  6. Cut each pipe cleaner into thirds to make three whiskers on each side of the face. Tape them into place.
  7. Cover up the tape using the pink circles for cheeks.

Rabbit Paper Bag Puppet

That’s it! You can draw a mouth or some cute buck teeth onto the rabbit if you’d like. I didn’t want to push my luck. My craftiness has its limits.

Have you created a fun Easter craft with your kids lately? Share it with us in the comments!

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31 thoughts on “Bunny Paper Bag Puppet”

  1. What a creative and fun craft project for kids this Easter! I’m always looking for easy and creative things to do with my kids and can’t wait to try this!

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  2. Hello! I found you via WE LOVE WEEKENDS linky and I love your site – and your have a similar attitude to crafts as me; I like it but I’m not the best at it but hey, always happy to give it a go!
    Love your Bunny Bag craft. I am “borrow” the idea and give it a go with my kids
    Nice to meet you
    x

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    • Haha. Exactly! I’m no Martha Stewart, but the kiddo and I have fun trying to make things, anyway. We make do with what we have on hand. LOL Thanks for stopping by. Hope your kids like the bunny bag!

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  3. These are really cute. I can see my kids playing with these for several hours after they made them. Thank you so much for sharing this idea with us.

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  4. Oh my goodness, this is adorable! What a simple yet effective Easter bag that the kids will have a blast making. Stopping by from Sunday’s Best over at Mother 2 Mother!

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  7. So cute for Easter – Thanks for linking up to Pin Worthy Wednesday, I have pinned your post to the Pin Worthy Wednesday Pinterest Board.

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  8. This is so cute! My kids love puppets too. Thanks for sharing at What’d You Do This Weekend? I hope you will join us again this Monday!

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  11. Such a cute bunny! I think his pipe cleaner whiskers are my favorite part. I’d imagine this would be a pretty fun Easter puppet 🙂

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  15. This idea is so adorable. I tend to do a ton of crafts with my 7 year old daughter, but not as many with my 3 year old son. This looks like the perfect project for him.

    I shared this project in a roundup I did of 27 Family Friendly Easter Projects on Hello Creative Family. I’d love for you to take a peek and share if you think your fans would like it. 🙂

    http://hellocreativefamily.com/27-family-friendly-spring-and-easter-craft-ideas/

    Best Wishes,

    Crystal

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