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Perusing for creative paper bag crafts for kids? Check out this list of hand-picked DIY paper bag activities and projects your kids will love!

From puppets to mermaids to home decor, your only limit is your imagination when it comes to creating with paper bags. Paper bags are an affordable art supply to create kid-friendly projects and activities.

Transform the ordinary brown paper bag into something magical. It can be simple and easy for toddlers to complex and ornate for bigger kids.

Whether it’s for preschoolers or school aged kids, there’s sure to be the perfect paper bag craft idea for your child. To help inspire you, we’ve rounded up some of the best creations below.

Playful Paper Bag Crafts For Kids To Make

Paper Bag Mermaids | I Heart Arts and Crafts

This mermaid paper bag puppet will bring them hours of pretend fun!

Owl Puppets | Messy Little Monster

This owl craft is the perfect paper bag craft for preschoolers and toddlers! Kids will have so much fun making their very own owl puppet to play with.

Easter Bunny Puppet | Gluesticks and Gum Drops

The perfect hippity-hop friend kids will love to make!

Paper Bag Football | All For The Boys

Looking for a quick (but fun) craft your kids can play with during the big game?! This one is simple, fun AND makes a football you can throw in the house!

Paper Bag Fireplace | Crafts By Amanda

This cute paper bag fireplace makes a great gift bag, especially for some homemade cocoa and marshmallows!

Paper Bag Scarecrow | The Crafting Chicks

The cutest scarecrow you ever did see!

Paper Bag Kite | Typically Simple

This paper bag kite craft is a fun way for kids to welcome spring! And all will need are just a few basic craft supplies!

Easter Nest | She Saved

You can make this Paper Bag Easter Nest Craft with supplies you already have on hand!

Paper Bag Ladybug Puppet | Real and Quirky

Do you call this insect a lady bug or a lady bird?  Either way, whip up a few of these adorable paper bag puppet crafts with your kids with just a few simple supplies.

Paper Bag Roses | Chica Circle

This paper bag painted rose bouquet would make a great home decoration, or crafty homemade gift.

Paper Bag Popcorn Boxes | Typically Simple

These easy DIY kraft paper bags are a fun way to serve popcorn at your Halloween parties! Just personalize the stickers to go with your party theme!

Paper Bag Monsters | Our Thrifty Ideas

Lay out all of your random art supplies, spread them across the table and let them have free reign on what their monster looked like.

Paper Bag Stars | Babble Dabble Do

This is a project you can whip up in minutes and make a BIG impact…as in really large!

Paper Bag Book | Pre Meditated Leftovers

This paper bag book tutorial is an easy and fun way for kids to bind their own books.

Paper Bag Stars | Pink Stripey Socks

Half art project, half craft, these artsy paper bag stars are such a unique way to showcase children’s art and decorate your home!

Paper Bag Woodland Animal Craft | Hello, Wonderful

Pick your perfect forest animal to inspire your next paper bag craft.


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