Mirabel Paper Bag Puppet

Mirabel Paper Bag Puppet

Updated 10/4/22

Mirabel Paper Bag Puppet
Mirabel Paper Bag Puppet

" Select construction paper for the Mirabel paper figure. You’ll need brown construction paper for the skin tone, black paper for the hair, and different bright colored craft papers for the dress and the accessory patterns. Trace and cut out the patterns from the selected craft papers. Cut a slit along the scalloped line (yellow pattern) inside the hair pattern. Slide the top end of the head cutout through the slit from below. Apply glue to attach the head and hair patterns together. Glue the earring cutouts (small teardrop cutouts) on the ear parts of the head pattern and attach the glass cutout on the head cutout, slightly below the hair part. Use a sharpie to draw the eyes, nose, and mouth-line of the Mirabel paper figure. You can use the dress patterns from the provided template or draw your own dress patterns according to the size of the bag. The top part of the dress should be white and the bottom part (skirt) should be blue. Cut the dress patterns (designs) from different bright colored craft papers. Select a brown paper bag or craft your own paper bag from brown paper or craft paper. You can customize the dress design according to the size of the bag. Attach the dress design cutouts on the dress pattern. Attach the dress pattern on any one side of the paper bag. Keep the bottom side of the bag along the open side of the paper bag. Attach the arm cutouts with the sleeve cutouts. Attach the head pattern on the bottom side of the paper bag and flatten it with the dress part Attach the arm patterns on both sides of the bag to complete the Mirabel paper bag pattern."

Primary TechniquePaper Crafts

Difficulty LevelEasy

Materials List

  • Paper bag
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • construction paper
  • template

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