Scarecrow Bag

Materials

  • Brown lunch bag
  • Paper or cardstock: white, black, yellow, red, dark red
  • Green plaid print paper
  • Tan cardstock
  • Silk yellow flower with leaves
  • Jute twine

Tools

  • Circle punches: 1”, 7/8”, 5/8”, 3/8”
  • Pinking shears
  • Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, black marker

Directions

STEP 1

  • Print out patterns. Cut patterns from cardstock. Cut bottom edge of hat with pinking shears.

STEP 2

  • Punch two circles of each: 1” yellow, 7/8” red, 5/8” white, and 3/8” black. Cut 5”x1-1/2” rectangle from plaid paper.

STEP 3

  • Using black marker, outline all pieces except white and black circles. Draw hat line.

STEP 4

  • Cut 2-1/2” down from top of bag in each corner. Fold all 4 flaps down and crease. Make 1/4” cuts on flaps for hair.

STEP 5

  • Adhere plaid paper to bottom of bag. Adhere yellow circles under hair. Adhere eyes, nose, and cheeks on face.

STEP 6

  • Using marker, draw wiggly smile from cheek to cheek. Draw small stitch lines along length of smile and around nose.

STEP 7

  • Adhere hat to hair. Make bow with jute and adhere to hat. Adhere flower to leaves. Tie knot in center of 6” length of jute; unravel ends. Adhere jute under flower. Adhere flower to bottom of scarecrow.

Tip

  • 1. If making with a large group, punch all four circle sizes onto 3” square of manila folder. Kids can use shapes as tracers to cut out their circles.
by Linda Valentino

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2062/1fd60982-e0a4-4b2a-87fa-f6e0883d4197.pdf



Scarecrow Bag
Scarecrow Bag