here are 20 of the coolest Paper Bag Crafts you can make with your children! (Who knew there were so many fun things you can create with a brown paper bag?)
Brown Paper Bag Crafts
As a former preschool teacher, I’ve done my fair share of paper bag crafts over the years! Puppets, gift bags, paper bag scrapbooks – you name it, I’ve done it!
Today I want to share some of my very favorite paper bag ideas. There are home decor ideas, party favors, crafts for kids and more! Take a look –
20 Paper Bag Crafts
- How to make a paper bag notebook, from The House Lars Built. A genius notebook idea from a brown paper bag that will take you 5 minutes.
- Imagine how excited your guests would be if they were sent home with one of these Paper Bag Party Favors filled with a little treat! From The Party Studio.
- Follow this tutorial to learn how to make super simple paper bag planters.
- Paper Bag Ribbon from Roben Marie. (I seriously LOVE this idea!!!)
- Kick your party up a notch on the “fun meter” with these simple Paper Bag Party Favors.
- The kids will have so much fun decorating and making their very own Paper Bag Kites.
- Paper Bag Animal Puppets, from 86 Lemons. A perfect craft for kids of all ages!
- Here is a simple way to create a pretend city for your child to act out their imaginative stories. From Kids Activities Blog.
- May Day Hanging Flower Basket, from Dukes and Duchesses.
- Paper Bag Cutlery Holder, from Mom 4 real. These are perfect for a picnic and so easy to whip up! They serve two purposes; utensil holders, and since they are paper bags you can put your trash inside when you’re all done!
More Easy Paper Bag Craft Ideas
- Paper Bag Treat Envelopes, from Michelle Wooderson. A fun surprise to stick in your child’s backpack. 🙂
- Paper Bag Mermaid Puppet, from I Heart Craft Things. (We also love her Pirate Puppet too!)
- Paper Bag Scrapbook, from Graphic 45. I love all the embellishments on this one! SO FUN!
- Ideas on using paper bags for wrapping gifts from Mr. Kate
- Yoda Paper Bag Puppet, from A Grand Life. (Check out the Chewy Puppet too! So cute!)
- If you have a little girl who loves enchantment and crafting like the fairies, she’ll love making this sweet and simple paper bag tiara. From happy Hooligans.
- Paper lanterns from paper bags from Landee see Landee Do. The perfect festive touch with very little effort.
- Hanging Paper Bag Lanterns, from Design Sponge. An inexpensive way of creating our own indoor and outdoor lighting.
- Paper Bag Wreath, from Boxwood Clippings. This is probably my favorite project on the list! I seriously LOVE how simple it is!
- Paper Bag Wedding Favors, from Style Me Pretty. Make sure their goodbye is just as memorable as the big event with a sweet thank you.
Such a fun list of things you can make with a brown paper bag – right?
I love projects I can make with items I have lying around the house!