Josephine Baker was a civil rights activist, WWII spy, and world famous dancer. Children can learn about this inspiring woman through a short paragraph, then color and cut out the Josephine Baker paper doll and her performance outfit.
If your students love hands-on, interactive activities, our collection of printable paper dolls to color and cut out makes an excellent supplemental resource. With these printable paper dolls worksheets, suitable for students from preschool to second grade, your students can flex their creative muscles, strengthen their fine motor skills, practice simple reading, and even learn about exciting professions!
Create More Possibilities with Printable Paper Dolls
In our modern digital age, creating and playing with paper dolls has become a lost pastime in many regards. However, not only does the process of coloring, cutting out, and putting together these characters improve fine motor skills, but it’s also a wonderful way to introduce your students or child to cultures from around the world, bring stories and characters to life, and allow kids to play the role of firefighter, doctor, artist, or any number of other professions. Take your geography lesson to the next level with our Paper Dolls Around the World collection where children can learn about different countries, flags, local dress, and customs. Have students put themselves in the shoes of various community helpers with a paper doll cut-out and any number of accompanying career uniforms, then use the writing prompt to let them elaborate on their future plans. Breathe life into your history lesson with Civil War soldiers or Victorian era paper dolls. Or just let kids have fun creating and playing a paper puppet pirate, mermaid, or witch! Boys, girls, and kids of all ages and backgrounds will see the appeal of this timeless activity.