Tiger crafts have our hearts! And what could be more adorable than a Paper Bag Tiger Crafts? This easy tiger craft for kids is perfect for every age and super fun to make.
Make this paper craft when you are bored to get your little ones excited or club this interactive tiger puppet craft with a story to bring it to life.
Paper Bag Tiger
Did you know there is a day dedicated to these magnificent cats? 29 July is celebrated as International Tiger Day to raise awareness and conserve endangered species.
This DIY Tiger craft is a great way to get kids involved in the conservation of tigers. Club this tiger craft ideas with a study unit on tigers and fun tiger activities for preschool and kindergarten. Or simply make this paper bag craft for fun on a boring afternoon.
Fun Fact: Did you know Siberian Tiger is the biggest cat in the world followed by Lion? Check out exciting Animal Fun Facts to learn more!
This tiger craft for kids of all ages comes with a free template and uses common craft supplies that are readily available. We bet your kids will love making this puppet craft and playing with it.
Supplies for Tiger Craft
- Colored craft papers
- Paper bag or brown paper (to craft bag for the puppet)
- Pencil – to trace the template
- A pair of scissors
- Craft glue
- Template – Grab a free printable template at the end of the page.
How To Make Easy Tiger Craft With Paper Bag
Time needed: 15 minutes
- Cut & trace the template
Select yellow, orange, or mustard-colored craft papers for the basic patterns (head, outer ears, tail, and body) of the tiger puppet.
The template includes all patterns except for the body base; you will need to measure the bag size and prepare the body base cutout according to the size of your paper bag. Trace the template patterns on the selected craft papers and cut them out nicely.
- Make Tiger’s ears
Paste the inner ear cutouts on the outer ear cutouts. Next glue the upper part of the nose on the face cutout.
- Glue the ears
Paste the tiger’s ear on either side of the face and glue the mouth cut out below the nose.
- Make eyes of the tiger
Use a black sharpie to make the eyes and glue them on the face of the tiger.
- Make stripes on the face
Use a black sharpie to make stripes and the mouth of the tiger.
- Make the body of the tiger craft
To make the body of the tiger craft, measure the size of the paper bag and cut out yellow craft paper to cover it.
- Glue the belly and paws
Paste the belly and paw cutout on the body of the tiger craft.
- Make Tiger’s stripes on the body
Use a black sharpie to make characteristic tiger stripes on the body and the tail cutout.
- Paste the tail to the body
Glue the tiger’s tail cutout on the body of the tiger craft.
- Glue the face on the paper bag
Flatten the bottom side of the paper bag and glue the face on the flattened base of the bag.
- Attach the body of the tiger
Lastly, paste the body pattern on the paper bag to complete the paper bag tiger puppet craft.
Your cute Tiger puppet craft is ready! It is such a pretty craft that uses common supplies and is just so enjoyable to play with. Make it for the Chinese new year to add fun to your decorations.
Also try making this Fun Lion Paper Craft to add another big cat to your crafts.