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Career Paper Dolls

Make paper dolls and then dress them up in the uniforms of various professions.
Career Paper Dolls Activity for Kids

Career Paper Dolls


  1. Cardboard
  2. Construction paper
  3. Scissors
  4. Glue
  5. Crayons


Adult should first trace or draw some different body shapes onto the cardboard—male and female. Add facial features and hair. Discuss with your child the different careers or jobs that people have. Then let him decide which ones will apply to the cardboard shapes. Using construction paper, scissors, and glue, outfit the cardboard dolls appropriately. For example: dancer, chef, doctor, builder, or farmer.

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