Paper Bag Jack o Lantern

A Paper Bag Painted Orange and stuffed with newspaper is the basis of this jack o lantern craft

Paper Bag Jack o Lantern

Project Info

Difficulty Easy
Duration 1 hour
Age 5+
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Materials

  • Colored Paper (Black or Yellow)
  • Green Yarn or Ribbon
  • Newspaper
  • Orange Paint
  • Paper Bag

Instructions

    1. Paint the paper bag orange, and leave to dry
    2. Once dry, cut Jack o Lantern Face shapes (eyes, nose, mouth) out of the black or yellow paper and stick on the paper bag.
    3. Stuff balls of newspaper in the bag until it is about 2/3 full.
    4. Tie a piece of Green Yarn or Ribbon around the top of the bag.

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    Useful supplies

    - our picks from Amazon for this project:
    PAVILIA Kraft Paper Lunch Bags 30-pc
    PAVILIA Kraft Paper Lunch Bags 30-pc
    Prang (Formerly SunWorks) Smart-Stack Construction Paper, 11 Assorted Colors, 9" x 12", 300 Sheets
    Prang
    Crayola Classic Color Pack Crayons 16 ea ( Pack of 2)
    Crayola Classic Color Pack Crayons 16 ea
    MEEDEE Rainbow Ribbon Solid Color Ribbon Satin Ribbon Assortment 10 Colors Double Face Satin Ribbon for Gift Wrapping Happy Birthday Party Decorations, 3/8" X 5 Yard Each Total 50 Yds Per Package
    MEEDEE Rainbow Ribbon Solid Color Ribbon Satin Ribbon Assortment 10 Colors Double Face Satin Ribbon for Gift Wrapping Happy Birthday Party Decorations

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