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How to Craft a Paper Bag Apple

Make a paper-bag apple that will be in season all year long.


  • Step 1: Paint the paper bag Paint the paper bag red. Leave 2 inches from the top, open end of the bag unpainted, for the stem.
  • Step 2: Stuff bag with newspaper Stuff the paper bag with newspaper to form an apple shape.
  • Step 3: Twist the top of the bag Twist the top of the bag and secure it with the rubber band.
  • Step 4: Make three leaves Cut three leaf shapes out of construction paper.
  • TIP: You can also use craft foam or felt.
  • Step 5: Glue the leaves Glue the leaves to the stem.
  • Step 6: Allow to dry Allow the leaves to dry. Don’t forget, an apple a day keeps the doctor away.
  • FACT: It takes roughly 36 apples to make a gallon of apple cider.

You Will Need

  • Brown paper lunch bag
  • Red paint
  • Newspaper
  • Rubber band
  • Scissors
  • Green construction paper
  • Glue
  • Green craft foam (optional)
  • Green felt (optional)

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