I don't have a pattern for this puppet
but it is easily made with construction paper triangles and circles for the face,
an oval for the belly, feet and leaves.
You can use real or construction paper leaves.
and Turtle Puppets
These cute puppets are from Origami n' Stuff
for Kids. Scroll down on the page.
a Cow Puppet
This is from dltk-kids.com
Make an elephant, cat, monkey, or bunny puppet from sunniebunniezz.com.
A cow, pig, panda, and owl puppets are
offered free from abcteach.com. Other puppets require membership.
Make a raccoon, dog, cat, rabbit, mouse, pig, panda, or frog, from zoomwhales.com.
Over thirty animal puppets from dltk-kids.com.
This cute dog puppet is from freekidscrafts.com. Click on the pattern to print.
This easy bird puppet is from pacon.com.
This cute puppet is from freekidscrafts.com.
This idea is from crayola.com. There is
no pattern, but it is easy to make
if students follow the directions.
This is from freekidscrafts.com.
This puppet is from Pacon and could be
used to help teach shapes, as it is
made from circles, squares, and rectangles.
Paper Bag Puppets
Imagination is the key here as the puppets
are made from recycled materials such as paper, beads, feathers, ribbon, yarn, and anything else you can find.
Sock Puppet Ideas
A variety of sock puppets from
To Make a Sock Puppet
Make a simple or fancy sock puppet from these instructions. This is from wikiHow.
Folded Card Frog Hand Puppet
This is from netmums.com
and Chick Simple Hand Puppets
These are from funroom.com.
Dragonfly, or Bumblebee Hand Puppets
These cute puppet patterns are made of fun
foam and are from joann.com.
This cute idea is from montessoribyhand.blogspot.com.
Easy Stick Puppets
All you need are some sticks and pictures
of people. They can cut pictures from
magazines or comics. I think if I were
doing this with kids I would find a
large number of clipart pictures and paste
them on sheets and let the kids choose
and cut out the ones they want. This
is from www.netmums.com.
Puppets from Enchanted Learning
This is a different type of finger puppet
using holes for the fingers.
Washing Up Finger Puppets
These puppets are made from rubber gloves used for cleaning. This idea is from www.netmums.com.
How To Kit
A 37 page book with directions for making different kinds of puppets. There are also story suggestions for using the puppets as well as information on using the puppets at school and
A variety of puppets to make at enchantedlearning.com.