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owl & crow popcorn sacks

Filled with popcorn, pretzels, or other healthy munchies, these paper sacks are a great treat to bring along on hay rides, field trips, or other fall outings.

Materials

  • Paper bags: white, black
  • Cardstock or construction paper: white, black, yellow, orange
  • Paper fasteners: gold, black
  • Jute twine, 24” length

TOOLS

  • Hole punch, 1/4”
  • Beacon Adhesives Paper-Tac Glue

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, black marker, compass or circle templates

Directions

  1. 1
    Punch two holes, 1” from sides, on top of bag going through all layers.
  2. 2
    For owl’s eyes, cut two 1-3/4” and two 1-1/4” white paper circles and two 3/4” yellow paper circles. Outline yellow circles. Fringe edges of white circles. Adhere yellow circles centered on white circles.
  3. 3
    For crow’s eyes, cut two 1” orange circles and two 3/4” white circles. Outline white circles. Adhere white circles centered on orange circles.
  4. 4
    For pupils, punch holes in center of circles; attach black paper fasteners through holes. Adhere eyes onto bag under punched holes.
  5. 5
    Access pattern by selecting the info button near the main image, then select the pattern icon. Download and print patterns. Cut patterns from paper. Adhere small beak onto center of large beak; fold in half.
  6. 6
    Use marker to draw nostrils on beak. Adhere beak onto bag.
  7. 7
    For owl’s wings only, use scissors to fringe edges. Position wings onto sides of bag and punch holes; attach gold paper fasteners through holes.
  8. 8
    Use marker to outline feet. Adhere feet onto bottom of bag.
  9. 9
    Fill bag with popcorn. Insert jute through holes and tie into bow on front.

For a class field trip, enlarge patterns and adhere onto larger bags for fun lunch sacks or treats!
For a class field trip, enlarge patterns and adhere onto larger bags for fun lunch sacks or treats!
Now, post some photos to show everyone how your project turned out!