Our bug puppet mania continues with this beetle paper hand puppet template!

There are a million ways you can color a beetle so there really are a million ways to make these DIY puppets.

Beetle Paper Hand Puppet Template Craft for Kids to Make*this post contains affiliate links*

Time for beetles to join the bug party! You really loved the butterfly hand puppets  as those can really flap their wings magnificently.

Our bee puppet and ladybug puppet are super fun to play with too. And now that the beetles are here you are ready to put on a creepy crawly show.

These, along with our other bugs, make wonderful classroom crafts for preschool, kindergarten and higher grades (you can do them with our without our templates easily).

Ready to make these beetles in all the colors of the rainbow?

Let’s get crafty!

Beetle Paper Hand Puppet Template

How to Make Beetle Paper Hand Puppet Template

What you need:

  • our printable template (you can find it at the end of this tutorial)
  • scissors
  • glue
  • colorul construction paper or regular paper (or markers if you will color in the template)
  • printer

Optional: glitter, wiggle eye stickers

Watch The Video Tutorial

Or Follow these Step by Step Instructions On How To Make This Beetle Paper Hand Puppet

Print our template. Regular print paper will work although it’s best to print it on heavier print paper.

If you will color in our templates, we recommend you do it before cutting, it certainly makes things easier.

No need to stay withing the lines ;).

Cut out all pieces.

If you are using the template as a stencil – trace the parts on the cardstock – body on the black one, “wings” on whatever color you want, legs on black one (these colors are totally up to you).Glue the “wings” on the body.

Cut the legs.

Fold the legs – accordion fold. This will make them wigglier and funkier.

Glue them on the bottom of the beetle body.

Glue the strap on the bottom of the body.

Beetle Paper Hand Puppet Template Paper Craft for Kids

Beetle Paper Hand Puppet Template CraftGet the beetle paper hand puppet template here

Enjoy this template: Beetle Hand Puppet

Made one with your kids? We would love to see it! Be sure to tag us on instagram @easypeasyandfun or use the #easypeasyandfun

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