This stuffed paper bag black cat craft is so easy and fun to make with kids on Halloween day. All you have to do is paint, glue, stuff the paper bag with anything from shredded paper to fabric remnants and staple. Voila! You got yourself a cute little cat. You can also pair this craft with a good story about Pete the Cat or any of the books below that not only have cats as the main characters but are also Halloween stories.
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Stuffed paper bag black cat craft
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- paper lunch bag
- black paint
- paint brush
- cardstock paper: purple, orange, white and black
- big googly eyes
- black pom pom
Step 1: Start by drawing the cat’s ears on the paper bag and cut it out.
Step 2: Paint the front of the paper bag black and let it dry.
Step 3: Once the paint has dried, stuff the paper bag with anything from shredded paper, newspaper strips to fabric or yarn remnants. We used polyester fiberfill.
Step 4: Align the back and the front of the paper bag and staple the two together.
Step 5: Cut 2 little triangles from purple cardstock paper and glue them on the cat’s ears.
Step 6: Glue the googly eyes.
Step 7: Cut out whiskers and the cat’s mouth from white cardstock paper and the nose from orange cardstock paper. Glue them on the paper bag.
Step 8: Cut a curly little tail from black cardstock paper and glue it at the back of the paper bag. We also added a little black pom pom on the tip of the tail.
MORE HALLOWEEN CRAFTS FOR KIDS:
- Vampire haircut – Halloween craft for preschoolers
- Silly paper bag vampire craft
- Handprint Halloween keepsake