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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101 Hand Puppets: A Beginner's Guide to Puppeteering

Step-by-step instructions for creating puppets by Richard Cummings - Paperback - Published 2002 Affiliate Link to Amazon


Hand Puppets

by Laura Ross - Paperback - Published 1989 Affiliate Link to Amazon


How to Make Puppets With Children

Pattern pieces for making 37 delightful hand puppets and 26 finger puppets. by Jo Ellen Moore - Paperback - Published 2000 Affiliate Link to Amazon


Puppet Mania

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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