Celebrate May the 4th by checking out a Star Wars picture book. If you can’t make it to the library, you can check out a Star Wars book from our digital collection. After reading your book, you may be in the mood to make a Chewbacca paper bag puppet. May the 4th be with you!

Some Star Wars picture books that you can find in our library:

Chewbacca Paper Bag Puppet:

Supplies needed with optional template printed.
Supplies Needed

Supplies Needed:

  • Paper Bag
  • Black Construction Paper
  • White Construction Paper
  • Crayons, Markers, or Colored Pencils
  • Scissors
  • Glue


  1. Use scissors and the black construction paper to cut pupils, the holster, and Chewbacca’s nose.
  2. Use scissors and the white construction paper to cut eyes, the rectangles for the holster, and teeth.
  3. OR you can download and print the template found below and cut out these pieces.
  4. Use glue to place eyes, nose, and holster pieces to the paper bag.
  5. Use crayons, markers, and/or colored pencils to make “fur” and decorate as desired.
Steps 1 and 2
Step 4
Example of finished puppet!

Optional: download and print craft pieces!