Community Helper Paper Dolls

For a theme or lesson on community helpers or people's jobs, color, cut out and make these adorable characters into paper dolls.

Safety Tips

  • Young kids (3 to 8 years) should use child-safe scissors.

Community Helper Paper Dolls craft

Materials

  • A4 or Letter size card stock
  • Crayons or colored pencils
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Steps

Step 1 Community Helper Paper Dolls craft 1. Choose from any of these community helper sets. Take note to download the version labeled as set with stands. Print out your chosen set on A4 or Letter size card stock.
  • Set 1 - Nurse, doctor, scientist, engineer or architect
  • Set 2 - Firefighter, police officer, mail carrier, farmer or gardener
  • Set 3 - Teacher, chef or cook, musician, dancer
Step 2 Community Helper Paper Dolls craft 2. Color the characters.
Step 3 Community Helper Paper Dolls craft 3. Cut out all the characters, including their stands.
Step 4 Community Helper Paper Dolls craft 4. Notice that each paper doll has a pair of dotted lines along the base. Make a slit following these dotted lines.
Step 5 Community Helper Paper Dolls craft 5. Bend each stand in the middle and unfold to come up with a V-shaped piece.

Also notice that each stand has a pair of dotted lines close to the edges. Make a slit along these lines.
Step 6 Community Helper Paper Dolls craft 6. Interlock the slits on the base of each character with those of the stands.
Step 7 Community Helper Paper Dolls craft 7. The interlocked base and stand will allow the paper doll to stand.
Step 8 Community Helper Paper Dolls craft 8. Do the same with rest of your community helpers to make a set of paper dolls.

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