Julia Donaldson's Gruffalo is a story with lots of humor, cool rhymes and text. It is a great story to act out with funny voices. Check out these DIY: Wooden spoon Gruffalo puppets. How cute and easy for small hands to use!
Paddington Bear. Mixed-media 1970s style. In 1975 Paddington first appeared on the television. Made by FilmFair in the UK, the tv series used a technique of combining a three-dimensional Paddington puppet with two-dimensional backgrounds and other characters. More
I love these adorable quirky paper puppets - with mouthes that open and close with a clothespin! Love this unique, easy clothespin craft for kids (or adults). It includes a free printable for the faces, which you can then color in, and add yarn and googly
Loved this programme as a child, the programme was part of a BBC children's television series titled Watch with Mother, with a different programme each weekday, most of them involving string puppets. The Flower Pot Men was the story of two little men made of flower pots who lived at the bottom of an English suburban garden. The characters were devised by Freda Lingstrom and Maria Bird.
These super cute bee finger puppets are perfect for a spring or summer kids craft or when learning about bees or insects. Try making it as a book extension with a favorite children's book with a bee character.
How to Make a Homemade Puppet Theatre - Cardboard is a fantastic resource for crafting with kids; easily available, free and it offers endless possibilities! This homemade puppet theatre tutorial is the perfect activity for a rainy afternoon, or it could be a surprise project for a wonderful present complete with a different sets of fairy tale characters.