Puppets and Puppet Resources
Animal Bag Puppets
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
Printable Owl Puppet
All parts of this puppet are printable. This is from
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
These cute puppets are from Catherine Romano. Use colored bags for
bright colored puppets.
Make a Polar Bear Puppet and learn more about polar bears at Polar Bears.
Make an elephant, cat, monkey, or bunny puppet from
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
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.
Other Bag Puppets
Children can color the scarecrow. İAudrey Smith
for heart puppet.
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 daniellesplace.com.
To Make a Sock Puppet
Instructions on how to make a sock puppet from sockholme.com
To Make Hand Puppets
A simple way to make hand puppets from krototak.com.
for a Simple Hand Puppet
This is from eduplace.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
These would make cute puppets to make when talking about fall
leaves. These are from freekidscrafts.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.
This idea is from Crayola. You could use a butterfly pattern
instead of drawing freehand.
Puppets from Enchanted Learning
This is a different type of finger puppet using holes for the
Washing Up Finger Puppets
These puppets are made from rubber gloves used for cleaning. This
idea is from www.netmums.com.
Download this book to learn how to make shadow puppets on a screen
Other Puppets or Sites With Different Types of Puppets to Make
An easy way to make wild and wacky spoon critters. This is from
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.
A variety of puppets to make at enchantedlearning.com.