Free Santa Paper Bag Puppet Printable Template November 14 2009

SantaPaperBagPuppetPhotoFaceHere’s a free Santa Paper Bag Puppet Template.

Grades: K-2

Your students will love making Santa puppets.  The Santa puppets are fun and easy to make.


  • Free Santa Puppet Template
  • Paper bag (1 per child)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Crayons, colored pencils or markers
  • Cotton balls (Optional. For beard and mustache.)
  • Wiggly eyes (Optional. Eyes are provided, but you could use wiggly eyes instead.)
  • Glitter (Optional. Use to sprinkle on the bag of toys.)



  1. Print one template for each student. 


  1. Color the Santa puppet.
  2. Cut out each piece of the Santa.
  3. Glue the head onto the bottom of the paper bag.
  4. Glue the suit onto the side of the paper bag.
  5. Glue both arms and gloves onto the side of the bag.
  6. Glue on the beard, hat, mustache, nose and eyes (use eyes provided or wiggly eyes).
  7. Glue on the boots, belt and belt buckle.
  8. Glue the bag of toys between Santa's thumb and fingers.


  1. Glue cotton balls onto Santa's mustache and beard.
  2. Glue glitter onto the bag of toys.

Here's a classroom puppet theatre craft, too!