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four paper bell peppers in different colors, for pop-up peppers craft

🫑 Pop-Up Paper Peppers

Celebrate the remarkable color of your meal's bell peppers with these simple paper peppers! This 3D craft is easy for kids of all ages.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 paper pepper


  • Red, yellow, green, and/or orange paper
  • Glue or Tape
  • Pen or pencil


  • Trace and cut out shape of bell pepper (without a stem).*
  • Cut out four 1" strips of paper. Bend the edges upwards.*
  • Glue or tape the folded edges of each strip to the pepper to create two X's, laying on top of each other as displayed.
  • Trace and cut out the pepper's stem and glue to top of pepper.*



  • Thick construction paper will give your paper pepper more durability.
  • Tape or glue can be used to secure the strips of paper to pepper's base.  
*Note: For toddlers especially, these tasks require adult supervision and/or assistance.