19-year-old Jeni, has provided these fun, easy craft ideas for every day use, holiday crafting and a great way to keep children busy when babysitting. Jeni has been crafting and babysitting for many years.
Brown Bag Bear Puppet
Cut down the side of a large brown paper bag. then cut the bottom out of the bag so that you have a long flat sheet of brown paper.
- A large brown paper bag
- A pencil
- Markers or crayons
- Colored paper
Crumple the paper many times to soften it. Then flatten it out.
Fold the paper in half and draw a bear shape on it. Hold the paper together and cut out two bear shapes.
Glue the outside edges together, leaving the bottom open for your hand.
After the edges have dried, draw on eyes, a nose, and a mouth. Decorate it with colored paper.
Stuff crumpled newspaper into the head to add a little fullness.
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