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    Santa Claus Paper Craft

    This Santa Claus paper craft is so simple to make and is fun to play with when it is done. Make up your own Christmas stories to go with the Santa climbing up and down the chimney. And even though there is a printable template, feel free to draw Santa free-hand, especially for the older kids who enjoy drawing. Making this Santa craft is a great way to spend some screen free time, especially as kids are home more over the holiday breaks. This post contains affiliate links, which means if you make a purchase through these links, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. Save this Santa Claus paper craft for later. Pin it to your favorite Pinterest board... SUPPLIES FROM THE BAG Paper lunch bag Markers (or crayons) ScissorsPaper...

    Inspired Paw Patrol Paper Crafts

    When did Paw Patrol come out anyway? It seems like it is one of those classic cartoons that have been around forever. And yet, it is also new and fresh and loved by preschoolers around the globe. These inspired Paw Patrol paper crafts are made from simple paper bags turned into puppets. They are the perfect easy Paw Patrol crafts for preschoolers or any age really...as long as they love these adorable dogs as much as we do. And we have not just created printable templates for 6 Paw Patrol dogs...but 7! (And I know that there are even more, but it's a good start). I cannot wait to see what puppet shows you put on with these DIY paper bag puppets. Be sure to make use of the Paw Patrol printable PDF templates to help make each character. This...

    Top 9 Best Fall Crafts for Kids

    It's time for a round-up! You can argue with me if you want, but Fall is by far the best time of the year! There is so much beauty and (in the words of one of my favorite fictional characters) scope for the imagination. And so, today we will take a look at some of the fan favorites in this list of best fall crafts for kids and Halloween activities here at "In the Bag Kids' Crafts". As with every craft on this site, these projects use supplies from the same master list of basic and inexpensive items, only 29 in all so that they will fit into your craft bag. I am removing some of the barriers to crafting memories with your family. Less mess, less prep, less time needed to really enjoy creating. So, get away from those screens...

    Teddy Bear Kids’ Craft Gift Bag

    I remember having a Care Bears party when I was little. Now, this isn't exactly the same, though who says you have to paint this teddy bear gift bag brown? Why not make it pink or purple or blue? There are no limits here. Use your imagination with the design of this teddy bear kids craft and also what you will use the gift bag for when it is finished. And don't forget to share your creations and stories at hello@inthebagkidscrafts.com! I love seeing what you make! SUPPLIES FROM THE BAG Paper bagBrown paintNewspaperMedium pompom of any colorClothespin2 large googly eyesElmer's glueSmall or medium black pompomBlack sharpie marker Step 1 Draw bear ears about halfway up on the front of the paper bag Step 2 Cut the ears outTrim the excess off of the sides and back of the bag, making a straight edge Step 3 Pinch the...

    Puppy Gift Bags Easy Kids’ Craft

    It's time to get ready for your next kids' party by making these adorable puppy gift bags. Or better yet, make them at the party for all of your young guests to take home with goodies. And your dog doesn't have to look like this one. Give it your unique flair and personality. Maybe your dog is a pug, or a beagle, or a cocker spaniel, or...you get the point. Make it your own! SUPPLIES FROM THE BAG Brown paper bag2 large googly eyesElmer's glueBlack paintScraps of black and red construction paperGlue stickBlack Sharpie markerPompom (medium-any color)Paper plateNewspaperClothespin Learn how to make creating with your kids actually possible, even with our hectic schedules. Because you know that time spent exploring with their hands to learn and grow is so important for children of all ages! Plus it is just pure fun! Get the...