This Thing 1 and Thing 2 Paper Bag Puppet Craft is a fun kids craft that ties in really well with The Cat in the Hat. It’s a perfect craft for Dr. Seuss day which is coming up on the March 2nd!
The Cat in the Hat is such a beloved childrens story, and Thing 1 and Thing 2 are bound to be favourite characters.
Let your children bring them to life and create their own fun stories with these adorable paper bag puppets.
Thing 1 & Thing 2 Paper Bag Puppets
Red Paper Bag (you can use white or brown and paint it red)
Blue, White & Red Craft Foam Sheets
Pencil & Black Permanent Marker
Download and print The Thing 1 and Thing 2 template.
Cut the template out.
Trace the face and chest logos onto white craft foam.
Cut out and then glue the face and chest logos onto the white craft foam.
Allow the glue to dry completely.
Trace the hair onto blue craft foam and then cut out.
Trace the arms and legs onto a red craft foam sheet and cut out.
Outline the arms, legs and hair with black permanent marker.
Glue the blue hair onto the red paper bag.
Be sure to glue it on the bottom of the bag, the part that flaps over.
Glue the face on top of the hair.
Glue on the arms, legs and Thing 1 and Thing 2 chest logos.
Allow the glue to dry completely and then have fun playing with your new puppet!
Don’t forget to read The Cat in the Hat!
Elizabeth Lampman is a coffee-fuelled Mom of 2 girls and lives in Hamilton, Ontario. She enjoys travelling, developing easy recipes, crafting, taking on diy projects, travelling and saving money!