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
How to Make a Homemade Puppet Theatre - Cardboard.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.
Good fun for establishing beat and building up different rhythms for each part. Also good for showing examples of ostinato. Good to stop the video round or so to avoid the 'pipe bomb'. Potter Puppet Pals: The Mysterious Ticking Noise.
(All except for the idea that Loki is the ultimate puppetmaster. He's more like a conniving manipulator, who tends to see his plans blow up in his face, because he sometimes acts either carelessly or with too much emotion.