Monster Puppet

You will need: Hand Puppets (felt or plain) Small Pipecleaners Funky Foam Google Eyes Fabric Glue Colossal Pipecleaners Instructions: To make the monster’s face, cut out 2 small circles and a slightly larger semi-circle from funky foam. Glue these pieces onto the head of your puppet using fabric glue. Stick the google eyes onto the circles and then cut out a piece of white foam for teeth and glue onto monster’s mouth. To make the monster’s…

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Easy Butterfly Puppet

You will need: Funky Foam Paper Plates Pipecleaners PVA Glue Glitter/Gems/Sequins Stapler Instructions: 1. Fold 2 Paper Plates in half and cut one of them in half. With the right sides facing in, lay each half in line with the fold on the uncut plate and staple together all the way round. 2. Cut a butterfly shape from Funky Foam, large enough to cover plates and attach using PVA Glue. 3. Add pipecleaners for antennae and decorate body and wings…

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Chinese New Year Dragon Head Puppet

You will need: Polystryrene Cup White Card Tubing (scrap) Acrylic Paint Buttons Fabric (scrap) Masking Tape Double Sided Tape Instructions: 1. Cut a small rectangle on each side of the polycup using scissors to make a mouth. Make a small hole on the underside + push a length of tubing through to make the handle + secure with tape. 2. Cut some triangles from card + attach these to the top of head with masking tape to make spikes. Paint the…

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Chinese New Year Dragon Puppet

You will need: Card Felt Tips Lollysticks Cellotape Instructions: 1. Cut a piece of card 10cm x 40cm for the dragon’s stomach. 2. Make a fold of about 2cm at one of the short ends + continue to fold along the whole length of the card using concertina folds. 3. Cut a head and tail from another piece of card, making sure that it is the same depth as the folded piece of card (10cm). Add scales, spikes + facial details using felt tip markers. 4….

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Bird Puppet

You will need: Feathers Wooden Skewers Funky Foam Wooden Beads Sharp Pencil Double Sided Tape Cord / Clothesline Copydex Glue Tinsel / Feather Boa 70mm Poly ball 50mm Poly ball Instructions: 1. Glue skewers together in an X. For feet cut 2 10cm circles from yellow foam, then cut a wedge in each. Poke hole right through centre of large poly ball with pencil and also make 2cm deep hole in both balls. 2. For legs, cut a 40cm piece of cord, wrap…

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Easter Egg Warmer Puppet

You will need: Childrens socks Feathers Pipecleaners Pom poms Felt Google Eyes Copydex Instructions: 1. Cut socks just below the heel. Glue google eyes onto the toe line. 2. For the Chick push the feathers through the sock at either side. 3. Cut a small square of felt for the mouth, fold in half and glue to the sock. For the feet cut and bend the pipecleaners and simply glue on. 4. For the Rabbit cut out 2 pairs of ears using 2 different…

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Foam Block Puppet

You will need: Foam (5cm + 9cm) – scrap Gaffer Tape Bright Tights / Sock Table Tennis Balls Acrylic Paint Copydex Scissors Serrated Knife Instructions: 1. Pre-cut 2 foam blocks, 1 from each thickness, approx 13x16cm using serrated knife (adult). Round off 1 end of each block to a curved end. Snip of small chunks of foam to create form, using scissors. Lay large block of foam on top of smaller block. Use gaffer tape to create hinge. 2….

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