Are your kids learning about bees or looking for a fun summer craft? Add this fun Bumble Bee Paper Bag Puppet to your idea bag!
Bumble Bee Paper Bag Puppet with Printables
I loved creating paper bag puppets as a kid, and now I enjoy making them with my own kids. These Bumble Bee puppets are easy to put together using supplies you probably already have at home. Gather up your supplies, and make a whole family of bees for your next puppet show!
To get started, gather a few supplies:
Cardstock or Construction Paper
After gather up all of your supplies, download and print out the template found at the end of this post.
Cut large squares of cardstock or construction paper and glue them onto the paper bag, being careful not to glue the flap down. Using scissors, trim off any excess paper from the sides.
Trace and cut out the bee’s face shape onto cardstock. Glue the face shape onto the paper bag and, using scissors, trim off any excess paper from the sides, as shown in the photo.
Cut strips from your black paper and glue them to the front of the paper bag. Again, use scissors to trim off any excess paper from the sides.
Trace the antennae template onto black paper, cut it out and glue it on the back of the paper bag.
Trace the stinger onto black paper, cut out and glue onto the back of the paper bag.
Using white paper, trace the wing template and cut it out. Glue the wings onto the back of the paper bag.
Cut the eyes out and glue them on the bee’s face. Trace the small oval onto red paper, cut it out and glue it just below the eyes.
Use a black marker to add a mouth to your bee’s face and your bee paper bag puppet is finished!
This is such a fun and inexpensive craft for a classroom! Have fun and make bees in every color of the rainbow!