How to Make a Paper Bag Puppet
Decorate a brown paper bag with gift wrap scraps to make this adorable bird puppet.
How to Make Pop-up Puppets
Start with a soup can, then add felt and fabric to make this beary cute pop-up puppet.
a can from your recycling bin. For this craft you'll need a soup can , a hammer and nail, assorted colors of felt, a 14-inch scrap of knit fabric, a rubber band , Styrofoam ball, a wood dowel, hot glue gun, double stick tape, and a black marker. Use a hammer and nail to make a hole in the bottom of your can. Use your nail to stretch out the wick of the hole to accommodate your dowel. Using your dowel, make a hole in your Styrofoam ball. Use a bit of hot glue to secure it in place. When that's dry, wrap the ball in this half circle of knit fabric. Secure with a rubber band . To conceal the rubber band , use a small scrap of the fabric and tie it. Next, insert the dowel into the hole in the bottom of the can. Use double stick tape at the top of the can; press the fabric into the double stick tape to secure in place. Use some hot glue along the top and bottom edge, a piece of brown felt, and on side to attach to your can, wrapping all the
How to Make Sock Puppets
Stuff stray socks with cotton batting to turn them into a family of playful puppets.
your family stray socks. For this craft, you will need socks, red card stock , pompoms, white buttons, cotton batting, a rubber band , craft glue and scissors. The first step is to tie a rubber band back 2 inches down on the tip of the sock, and then we're going to stuff the sock with the ball of
the puppet's nose. Now for the mouth, take a piece of red card stock , fold it in half, give it a nice good crease, apply a little glue either side and were gonna place this right
How to Make a Ring Box Puppet
Kids can quickly transform a cardboard ring box into a finger dancing puppet.
cardboard jewelry box with white flip inside, googly yes, a pompom, a hole punch , craft glue and scissors. Punch two holes in the short side of a box, keep punching until you have two holes large
How to Make Spoon Puppets
-Gather up a bunch of wooden spoons and some unexpected materials from your kitchen and you and your kids can create a family of puppets to play with. For this craft, you'll need assorted wooden spoons, office dot stickers, scissors, hot glue, tape, cupcake liners, a sponge, a mesh [unk] bag, wax
For this craft, you'll need assorted wooden spoons, office dot stickers, scissors, hot glue , tape, cupcake liners, a sponge, a mesh [unk] bag, wax paper , a 3 inch piece of paper dot candy and a cardboard box label. First, we're gonna give this guy a bow tie and a hat. We've cut a hat-shaped from a kitchen sponge and a bow tie shape and we're gonna use scissors just to cut a little opening in the hat and an opening in a bow tie . And we're gonna slide on bow tie and slide on his hat. From a nutrition label, we've cut 2 slits one a the top and one at the bottom and slide that on, that will be his tuxedo and from 2 cupcake liners we're going to make a vest. Just flatten up the cupcake liner, place it underneath and just add a little hot glue and glues up his vest. To make his eyes, please 2 white office stickers on his face and we're gonna give him blue eyes 2 smaller office dots and 1 red dot for his mouth and lastly, we're going to cut him some eyebrows trace green office dot stickers and it is all done. To make the spoon lady's skirt, we need about 24 inch strip of wax paper , you fold it over, not quite halfway and you've do an accordion folds about 1 inch apart. You can sit that aside
How to Make Snack Puppets
Attach fruits and veggies together with toothpicks to make these edible food puppets.
need an orange, hair, an apple, cauliflower, grapes, half of a lemon, black eyed peas , dried apple cuts, jelly beans, tooth picks, chopsticks, a knife, and scissors. First cut holes onto the side of orange, the eyes and mouth. -Used black eyed peas for the eyes, a jelly bean to the mouth with scissors cut it in half, insert it for the nose. Use a red grape for the nose. Finish
pear, dried apple cuts for ears, green grape, nose and the same black eyed peas for eyes. For the granny, you use the green apple , cauliflower hair, and have grapes and blacked eyed pea eyes and a jelly bean mouth. The best thing about this craft is that there's no glue and drying time plus all these fruits and vegetables are
How to Make a Dragon Marionette
Kids can craft this dragon puppet from recycled carboard paper towel and toilet paper tubes.
We made this fire breathing dragon marionette using cardboard tubes. And you can craft one at home using these simple steps. For this craft you'll need two paper towel tubes, two toilet paper tubes, green , orange and red color paint, a foam brush, googly eyes, green yard, two 18-inch long sticks, a hole punch, hot glue, scissors and a dragon template available at parents.com/puppets. The first step is to paint two paper towel tubes and one toilet paper tube green. The next step is to paint one toilet paper tube orange then add some red streaks for flames. From one of the paper towel tubes, cut four 1-inch pieces for the tail segments. The remainder will be for the dragon's body. To make the wings, wrap the template around a paper towel tube. Trace and cut out. Using your templates and the remainder of the paper towel tubes, create the tail and the feet. From the green painted toilet paper tube, cut away a small part of the end,