Free "Scarecrow" Puppet Craft Template September 30 2009

ScarecrowPuppetHere's a free "Scarecrow" Puppet Craft Template

Grades: K-2

During the Fall, students will love making scarecrow puppets. Each scarecrow has a crow on his shoulder. These scarecrows are fun and easy to make.


  • Free "Scarecrow" Puppet Craft Template
  • Construction paper (yellow, blue, brown or black)
  • Yarn (yellow) or straw 
  • Paper bag (1 per child)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Large wiggle eyes for scarecrow (2 per child)
  • Small wiggle eyes for crow (2 per child)
  • Black pom pom. This is the crow. (1 per child)
  • Black marker.



    1. Print the  template onto card stock.
    2. Cut out the template.
    3. Trace onto the construction paper.


    1. Cut out the head, body, arms, legs and hat.
    2. Glue the head onto the bottom of the paper bag.
    3. Glue the body onto the side of the paper bag.
    4. Glue on the arms, legs and hat.
    5. Glue on the wiggle eyes.
    6. Make a nose shaped like a carrot towards the middle of the face (in pencil). Trace over it with black marker. Color it in orange (like a carrot).
    7. Make a smile with a pencil. Trace over it with black marker.
    8. Cut the straw or yellow yarn into small pieces and glue onto the ends of the legs and arms. Also, glue a few pieces on the head hanging out from underneath the hat.
    9. Glue the black pom pom (crow) onto the scarecrow's shoulder.
    10. Glue on the crows wiggle eyes.
    11. Glue on the grows beak using a small piece of yarn or straw folded in half. Put a dab of glue in the middle.