Paper Bag Crafts

Use these craft ideas to work on building speech and language with your child. These crafts are wonderful for eliciting sounds and words as well as working on repetition. Please note some of the pages may take a few seconds to load. It's worth the wait! Resource information provided by

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Plastic/Paper Bag Crafts - B

Baggie Butterflies- Make a butterfly out of plastic bags.

Black Bird Puppets - These puppets can also be used as raven puppets for the story of the ravens feeding Elijah. They would make a great craft to go along with the lesson.

Plastic/Paper Bag Crafts - C

Christmas Stocking - Make a great Christmas stocking from a brown paper grocery bag. You can hang it from your mantle and stuff it with Christmas goodies.

Cushion - Instructions to make a small cushion to sit on outside. Great simple sewing project!

Plastic/Paper Bag Crafts - F

Funky Foam Tote Bag - Make a sassy tote bag to coordinate with any outfit. Use it as storage to tote your current craft project. At Michaels, you’ll find a huge selection of foam sheets and shapes from which to choose!

Plastic/Paper Bag Crafts - G

Ghost - Here's a fun Halloween project that's inexpensive...uses primarily recycled household items ...and the kids just love how they "fly".

Ghastly Ghosts- These home made ghosts, ranging from tiny to large, are great additions to your haunted house.

Ghost Tree Ornaments - Scary Halloween Ornaments made from plastic bags.

Grocery Bag Outfit - Children of all ages will enjoy designing their own outfits and then showing them off in an Earth Day Fashion Show.

Plastic/Paper Bag Crafts- H

Big Hat Craft - Make an incredibly huge hat from a large brown paper grocery bag. This is a nice, simple craft that works well at children's parties.

Plastic/Paper Bag Crafts - L

Lawn Spider - A fun decoration for your lawn.

Plastic/Paper Bag Crafts - M

Monster Pinata Craft- A simple-to-make pinata made from a paper bag and tissue paper. Pinatas are great at children's parties.

Plastic/Paper Bag Crafts - O

Olympic Medal- Recycle bags you receive your newspaper in and frozen juice can lids! Children love to receive a medal for playing in their own Olympics!

Plastic/Paper Bag Crafts - P

Parachute - Instructions for making a parachute using an empty film container.

Puppets - Very simple puppets made from small paper lunch bags. You can make a raccoon, dog, cat, rabbit, bunny, mouse, pig, panda, or frog.

Plastic/Paper Bag Crafts - S

Sheep Puppet - This paper bag puppet is adorable.

Spider - Instructions for making a LARGE spider using a garbage bag and a few other supplies.

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