Children love imaginative play. Encourage imaginative play with puppets. Fun ideas for making and playing with finger puppets, paper puppets and others.


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Step-by-step instructions for creating puppets by Richard Cummings - Paperback - Published 2002 Affiliate Link to Amazon
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Pattern pieces for making 37 delightful hand puppets and 26 finger puppets. by Jo Ellen Moore - Paperback - Published 2000 Affiliate Link to Amazon
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Thirteen original projects they can make on their own, primarily using everyday household materials. by John E. Kennedy - Paperback - Published 2004 Affiliate Link to Amazon
Ballerina Marionette
Enchanted Learning
Bunny Paper Bag Puppet
Haynes Marionettes
Chick & Bunny Hand Puppets
Girl Paper Bag Puppet
Craft and Fabric Links
Hand Puppet Template
Education Place
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Indian - Animated Stick Puppets
These puppets have moveable arms. Aunt Annie
Ladybug, Bummblebee and Ladybug Puppet
Puppets made from felt - printable pattern. Joann
Leap Year Frog
Very simple puppets made from small paper lunch bags. You can also make a raccoon, dog, cat, rabbit, bunny, mouse, pig, or panda. Enchanted Learning
Paper Bag Puppets
Make puppets with paper bags. DLTK's Sites Growing Together
Paper Finger Puppets
Your fingers are the legs (or trunk) of these simple paper puppets. Enchanted Learning
Penguin Puppet
Make a penguin puppet with a black sock, felt and a few craft staples. Kinder Info
Polar Bear Puppet
Learn about polar bears and make a paper bag puppet. Polar Bears
Puppets to Make
Make an elephant, cat, monkey or bunny puppet - printable picture, color, cut and attached to lunch size paper bag. Sunnie Bunnie ZZ
Sock Puppet
Learn how to make a sock puppet. Legends and Lore
Sock Puppet Ideas
Danielle's Place
Spoon Puppet - Wooden Spoon
How to make a wooden spoon puppet. wikiHow
Spoon Puppets
Turn plastic spoons into puppets. Crafts For Kids
Stage - PVC Puppet Stage
How to build a portable puppet stage. Doug Ledbetter

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