Make Simple & Cute Paper Easter Puppets on Popsicle Sticks!

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These Paper Easter Puppets are super cute and simple to make! Using a free printable template, some construction paper and popsicle sticks you can make a set of five puppets including a sweet chick and bunny, a basket of eggs, a flower, and an Easter egg!

Make Simple & Cute Paper Easter Puppets on Popsicle Sticks! A set of 5 Easter-themed puppets made with colored paper and popsicle sticks. An Easter egg, bunny, basket with Easter eggs, a flower and a chick hatching from an egg. Same puppets featured throughout from same photoshoot from different angles and with different text overlay. Unless otherwise described.

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Paper Easter Puppets

Popsicle stick puppets are a quick, fun, and easy craft for all ages! Not only are they fun to make, but they are also fun to play with and encourage imaginative play in children.

This is a fun activity for a rainy day, after school, on the weekend, for a play-date or even as a bonding activity with grandparents or other family members.

Younger children will need some help with cutting the pieces out, but older children should manage just fine (although you know your child better than I do, so best judge their abilities).

I’ve suggested various paper colors that you can use to make these puppets, but you can use whatever colors you like. And you don’t have to stick to just five puppets either – use the template several times and make lots of different colored chicks, bunnies, eggs, and flowers!

If you want to keep the craft activities flowing at home check out these 28 Awesome Easter Crafts for Kids.

Paper Easter Puppet Craft Supplies

Materials & Tools Used in This Craft

Full instructions are found in the printable tutorial card at the end of this post, but here is a quick outline so you know what to expect from the craft.

I highly recommend always reading everything all the way through before starting any project so you understand all the steps required.

Simple Paper Craft - Easter Puppets!

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Easter Puppet Craft

Download Easter Puppets Template

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I’ve got several step-by-step photos to guide you through making these fun puppets for Easter and Spring which I hope you will find useful!

There is also the how to make Paper Easter Popsicle Stick Puppets slideshow video over on my YouTube channel that you can watch and save to your Playlists for future reference. (Don’t forget to subscribe while you are there!)

Easter Paper Puppets

Easter Paper Puppets

Yield: Set of 5 Easter Paper Puppets
Active Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour
Difficulty: Beginner

These Paper Easter Puppets are super cute and simple to make!

Materials

  • Construction paper in the following suggested colors:
  • Bright Yellow
  • Pale Yellow
  • White
  • Cream
  • Pink
  • Orange
  • Blue
  • Red
  • Green
  • Light Brown
  • Dark Brown
  • Popsicle Sticks
  • Free Printable Template - link in blog post

Tools

  • Pencil
  • Marker
  • Scissors
  • Glue Stick
  • White School Glue

Instructions

  1. Print the template and cut all the pieces out. Trace around each piece onto colored paper - you can use the suggested color list or pick your own.
  2. Starting with the chick puppet, trace the chick template onto yellow paper, the beak onto orange paper, the cheeks onto pink paper, and the hatched egg onto cream or white paper.
  3. Easter Chick Paper Craft Step 1
  4. Use a glue stick to attach the beak and cheeks, and use a black marker to draw on the eyes.
  5. Easter Chick Paper Craft Step 2
  6. Stick the hatched egg to the bottom of the chick and set aside to dry.
  7. Easter Chick Paper Craft Step 3
  8. Trace the pieces for the Easter basket puppet - light brown for the basket and handle, and cut some thin strips of paper in dark brown for the basket weave. Cut the eggs from bright colors.
  9. Easter Basket Paper Craft Step (1)
  10. Glue the handle to the top of the basket
  11. Easter Basket Paper Craft Step (2)
  12. Stick the eggs to the back top of the basket.
  13. Glue the thin strips of dark brown paper to the front of the basket to form the basket weave. Glue some horizontally first, then glue some vertically. You don't have to actually weave them! Set aside to dry.
  14. Easter Basket Paper Craft Step (4)
  15. Easter Basket Paper Craft Step (5)
  16. To make the bunny puppet, cut the base shape, tail, and muzzle from white or cream paper, the inner ears and tummy from pale yellow paper, and the cheeks from pink paper.
  17. Using a glue stick attach the inner ears, cheeks muzzle, and tummy to the front of the bunny, and the tail to the back. Use a black marker to draw on eyes, nose, and mouth. Set aside to dry.
  18. Make the Easter egg and flower puppets in a similar fashion, cutting the pieces from colored paper and sticking layers together with glue.
  19. Once all the elements have dried, use a blob of white school glue to attach each of them to popsicle sticks.
  20. Sticking to Popsicle Sticks
  21. Leave to dry before using to tell springtime and Easter stories or sing songs!
  22. Sticking to Popsicle Sticks

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