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Scarecrow Paper Bag Craft for Kids



Halloween has come and gone!  We are now thinking about Thanksgiving here in the US.  I wanted to do a craft with the kids for this month's All Things Kids Series but was not sure what.  We have been enjoying paper bag crafts.  So we ended up making classic Scarecrow Paper Bags.  A fun craft for kids of multiple ages.  And a great way to get in the spirit of Fall and the Thanksgiving holiday coming up for us. 

Scarecrow Paper Bag Craft for Kids







Scarecrow Paper Bag Craft for Kids


What we used:

brown paper bags

buttons

googly eyes

glue stick

yellow gift wrap ribbon

orange and yellow paper

markers
Scarecrow Paper Bag Craft for Kids

What we did:

I pre cut hats and noses for the kids.  My boys are 2yr and 6yr.  I sat out the hats, buttons, eyes... and let them help pick out what they wanted to use.

Scarecrow Paper Bag Craft for Kids

They then got the glue stick out and started gluing on the hat, eyes, nose...
Scarecrow Paper Bag Craft for Kids

I ended up having to go back and pull the hat up a little to glue the "hair" in for them.  

Scarecrow Paper Bag Craft for Kids

I left them so the glue would dry.  Later I came back and added the mouth with a marker.  The kids can do this too.  I went ahead and did it on my own.

Scarecrow Paper Bag Craft for Kids


We did not turn these into puppets.  I am thinking we could even use these as treat bags for a class party.

I hope you and the kids can enjoy creating a scarecrow too.

Head over to Sugar Aunts who is hosting this months series to see all the great ideas shared today.
















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