Macon, MO (660) 385-5751 • Monroe City, MO (573) 735-4395

Burlap Bag Scarecrow


  • Burlap bag
  • Black permanent marker
  • Acrylic Paint
    • Green Isle
    • White
    • Tangerine
    • Adobe Red
    • Black
  • Paint brush
  • 24” jute string


    • Cut out eye and nose shapes from templates. Poke holes in dotted lines on eyes so that lines are transferred to bag.
    • Use the black permanent marker to neatly outline the eyes and nose. Draw on the mouth, “X”s around nose and eyelashes.
    • Fill in eyes and nose with paint. Let dry.
    • Fill bag with leaves, old newspaper, etc. Gather top and tie with jute string. Add bow and additional embellishment as desired.

    Optional: spray finished bag with UV protectant or sealant to protect against weathering.


For a full list of materials and directions.

Date: September 28, 2018