Free "Pilgrim" Puppet Craft Template October 17 2009

Here’s a free “Pilgrim” Paper Bag Puppet Craft Template, which required using construction paper. Here's a color, cut and paste Pilgrim Puppet.

Grades: K-2

During the Thanksgiving, students will love making a pilgrim puppets. Each pilgrim has a corn on the cob in his hand.  These pilgrims are fun and easy to make.


  • Free "Pilgrim" Puppet Template
  • Construction paper
  • Yarn (for hair)
  • Paper bag (1 per child)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Wiggle eyes or kids make and cut out their own eyes (2 per child)
  • Pom pom (optional for nose, or use the nose provided.)
  • Black marker.



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


  1. Cut out each piece of the pilgrim.
  2. Glue the head onto the bottom of the paper bag.
  3. Glue the costume onto the side of the paper bag.
  4. Glue on the collar & cuffs.
  5. Glue on the hands. Cut the hand 3 times to make 4 fingers.
  6. Glue the corn on the cob into a hand.
  7. Glue on the hair.
  8. Glue on the hat.
  9. Glue the black ribbon and buckle onto the hat.
  10. Glue on the wiggle eyes.
  11. Glue on the nose provided or use a pom pom.

    [caption id="attachment_7176" align="alignright" width="229" caption="Here's another Pilgrim Puppet!"][/caption]

  12. Make a smile with a pencil. Trace over it with black marker.