Parent-Children Craft and Art Projects From Elmer’s

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Posted Jan 12, 2012 by Elmers
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    Paper Bag Puppet

    Create a hand puppet out of a paper bag!
    • Easy
    • 30 min
    • 5 - 9

    Supplies Needed


    • Ask students to write a character description for the paper bag puppet they create. The description should include the puppet's name, personality traits, favorite foods, hobbies, etc.
    • Provide students with the template of a three-panel comic strip. Have students draw a comic strip that stars their puppet. Encourage students to include any dialogue in speech bubbles. Post students comic strips around the classroom.
    • Have students create animal hand puppets. Then, ask each student to write a list of facts about the animal they chose to create. Ask students to share the facts with the rest of the classroom.

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