This cute Uncle Sam Gnome Puppet Craft is sure to bring smiles to your kiddo’s face and fill them up with patriotic pride.
4th of July Gnome puppet is a super fun paper craft for kids and a must make craft for patriotic holidays. Quick and easy to make, these Uncle Sam Gnome Puppets come with a free printable template to make crafting easy.
Easy Uncle Sam Gnome Puppet Craft
Make sure to craft these easy uncle sam paper gnome puppets with your kindergarten and older kids to lighten up your patriotic decorations and add fun to your red, white & blue crafts for kids.
These patriotic puppets make for wonderful keepsakes as well as patriotic favours. Craft a couple of them and let your kids hand them out to your neighbours and their friends to instil patriotism.
Supplies for Uncle Sam Gnome Puppet for Kindergarten
- Construction papers – red, white, blue and pink
- Small popsicle sticks
- Black sharpie or felt tip pen
- Template (grab free template at the end of the page)
How To Make Uncle Sam Gnome Paper Craft
Time needed: 15 minutes
- Print the template and cut the elements out.
Trace the moustache, beard, flag stripes and stars on white craft paper; hat, flag, and boots on red paper; nose and face on pink construction paper; hat’s band, robe and canton on blue paper. Cut out all the pieces.
- Make Uncle Sam’s hat.
To make Uncle Sam’s hat, glue the strip cutouts on the top part, above the band, of the hat and star cutouts on the hat‘s band.
- Paste band on the hat.
Glue the band pattern on the hat pattern. Cut a slit just below the band of the hat pattern.
- Make Uncle Sam Gnome’s face.
Glue the beard cutout along the round side of the Uncle Sam Gnome’s face cutout and paste the pink nose cutout on the top middle part of the moustache cutout.
- Attach hat with the face.
Insert the top end of the face through the slit of the hat as shown. Paste the face to the hat from the back to avoid the face slipping out of the hat.
- Attach moustache on face.
Paste the moustache & nose on the face as shown.
- Make the robe and the flag.
Glue the shoe cutouts along the bottom side of Uncle Sam’s robe.
- Make paper American flag.
Paste the star cutout on the canton (small square cutout) and glue the strip cutouts on the big rectangle cutout to make the American paper flag.
Next, glue canton on the flag’s body and then glue the small strip along a side to complete the paper flag craft.
- Attach Uncle Sam Gnome’s face with robe.
Glue the face of Uncle Sam Gnome on the top side of the gnome’s robe and using a black sharpie draw eyes on the gnome’s face. Next, paste the flag on the paper Uncle Sam gnome to complete the craft.
- Glue Uncle Sam Gnome to popsicle stick.
Lastly, attach the Uncle Sam Gnome on the popsicle stick to complete the patriotic puppet craft.
That’s all! Patriotic Uncle Sam Gnome Puppet paper craft is ready. It is such a simple patriotic paper craft for kids of all ages.
Related: Also make these Cute Handprint Patriotic Gnomes craft that is perfect for young kids.
Younger kids, toddlers and preschoolers, can do all the pasting while parents can make the cutouts. This craft is a fun way for young kids to collaborate with older kids (or parents!) and learn how to work in a team.