Celebrate Groundhog Day in the classroom and show off the groundhog’s news with a printable Groundhog paper bag puppet.
Let’s Make Groundhog Puppets for Kids!
Get ready to have some fun making Groundhog Day puppets with your students this year! We’ve put together the perfect template to help your students get going with puppets in the classroom.
Ideas for Using Paper Bag Puppets
Paper bag puppets can be used in various ways in the classroom to engage students and enhance learning. Some ways to use paper bag puppets in class include:
- Storytelling: Students can create paper bag puppets to act out a story they have read or written. This can help them better understand the story’s characters and events.
- Role-playing: Students can use paper bag puppets to act out different characters or historical figures in a social studies or history lesson.
- Language development: Students can use paper bag puppets to practice speaking and listening skills.
- Character acting and dialogue, They can use puppets to act out and practice different conversations, improving their acting and conversational skills
- Group work: Students can work in groups to create paper bag puppets and use them to present a skit or play to the class.
- Art: Making puppets is an art in itself and helps them explore their creative side.
Get Crafty With A Groundhog Paper Bag Puppet Template
Use this template to have your students craft a fun groundhog paper bag puppet that they can use to retell the story of the groundhog’s discovery when he left his hole, or have them put on a puppet show in the classroom with their own original stories!
Pair this template with writing prompts, and you have the perfect piece to put together your Groundhog Day bulletin board or a February hallway display.
No-Prep Groundhog Day Craft! Just Grab Some Bags!
This resource comes as a printable PDF file in both color and black and white options. You only need paper lunch bags, coloring utensils, scissors, and glue. Open the file, print, and distribute…it’s that easy!
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