Learn how to make a paper gift bag from any scrap of paper with these step by step directions and video tutorial!
Supplies to make a paper bag….
The only requirements for making your own paper gift bag are paper, scissors, and tape.
We used lightweight Astrobright paper. The colors are amazing and the light weight makes it easy to fold and crease.
Experiment with making bags out of card stock, wrapping paper, or even try up-cycling old artwork!
Step by step directions to make your own gift bag….
Follow along with the step by step directions in the image above. Making your own paper gift bag is a super easy process once you’ve gotten the hang of it.
Encourage your students to make more than one playing with the size of the paper to create different sizes and shapes of bag!
Let’s make a paper bag together….
Written directions and pictures are a great way to learn- it’s how I teach almost everything. But sometimes learning by watching the action cannot be beat.
Check out this step by step video below and learn how to make a paper gift bag by making one alongside me!
More paper bag crafts…..
Use paper bags to create this DIY book filled with lots of little “pockets” to stash special treasures!
These paper bag houses are a super fun way to create a little village perfect for hours of play!