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
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Plastic/Paper Bag Crafts - B
Make a butterfly out of plastic bags.
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
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.
- Instructions to make a small cushion to sit on outside. Great simple sewing
Plastic/Paper Bag Crafts - F
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
- Here's a fun Halloween project that's inexpensive...uses
primarily recycled household items ...and the kids just love how they "fly".
Ghosts- These home made ghosts, ranging from tiny to large, are great
additions to your haunted house.
Ornaments - Scary Halloween Ornaments made from plastic bags.
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
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
Plastic/Paper Bag Crafts - L
Spider - A fun decoration for your lawn.
Plastic/Paper Bag Crafts - M
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
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
- Instructions for making a parachute using an empty film container.
- 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
Puppet - This paper bag puppet is adorable.
- Instructions for making a LARGE spider using a garbage bag and a few other