Puppets to make and other puppet resources

Bag Puppets

Animal Bag Puppets

Owl Puppet Owl Puppet
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.

Owl and Turtle Puppets
These cute puppets are from Origami n' Stuff
for Kids. Scroll down on the page.

Make a Cow Puppet
This is from dltk-kids.com

Bear Puppet
From dltk-kids.com

Polar Bear Puppet
Make a Polar Bear Puppet and learn more about polar bears atPolar Bears.

Animal Puppets
Make an elephant, cat, monkey, or bunny puppet from sunniebunniezz.com.

Animal Bag Puppets
A cow, pig, panda, and owl puppets are
offered free from abcteach.com. Other puppets require membership.

Animal Puppets
Make a raccoon, dog, cat, rabbit, mouse, pig, panda, or frog, from zoomwhales.com.

Animal Puppets
Over thirty animal puppets from dltk-kids.com.

Dog Puppet
This cute dog puppet is from freekidscrafts.com. Click on the pattern to print.

Bird Bag Puppet
This easy bird puppet is from pacon.com.

Beaver Bag Puppet
This cute puppet is from freekidscrafts.com.

Moose Puppet
From freekidscrafts.com.

Butterfly Puppet
This idea is from crayola.com. There is
no pattern, but it is easy to make
if students follow the directions.

Lamb Bag Puppet
This is from freekidscrafts.com.

Other Bag Puppets

Snowman Puppet
This puppet is from Pacon and could be
used to help teach shapes, as it is
made from circles, squares, and rectangles.

Scraps 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 Puppets

Giraffe Sock Puppet
From craftyjr.com

Other Sock Puppet Ideas
A variety of sock puppets from

How To Make a Sock Puppet
Make a simple or fancy sock puppet from these instructions. This is from wikiHow.

Hand Puppets

How To Make Hand Puppets
A simple way to make hand puppets from krototak.com.

Folded Card Frog Hand Puppet
This is from netmums.com

Bunny and Chick Simple Hand Puppets
These are from funroom.com.

Ladybug, Dragonfly, or Bumblebee Hand Puppets
These cute puppet patterns are made of fun
foam and are from joann.com.

Stick Puppets

Leaf Stick Craft
These would make cute puppets to make when talking about fall leaves. These are from freekidscrafts.com.

Butterfly Stick Puppet
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.

Finger Puppets

Butterfly Finger Puppets
This idea is from Crayola. You could use
a butterfly pattern instead of drawing freehand.

Finger Puppets from Enchanted Learning
This is a different type of finger puppet
using holes for the fingers.

Elephant Finger Puppet
From Crayola.

Washing Up Finger Puppets
These puppets are made from rubber gloves used for cleaning. This idea is from www.netmums.com.

Shadow Puppets

Make Shadow Puppets
Download this book to learn how to make
shadow puppets on a screen or wall.

Other Puppets or Sites With Different Types of Puppets to Make

Spoon Puppets
An easy way to make wild and wacky
spoon critters. This is from craftsforkids.com.

Puppets 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
at home.

Puppets and Marionettes
A variety of puppets to make at enchantedlearning.com.

Puppet Scripts

Puppet Stages

Other Puppet Resources