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Felt Finger PuppetsFelt Finger PuppetsFelt Finger PuppetsFelt Finger Puppets
You will need:
Felt in various colorsgoogly eyes (7 mm)feathers, heavy thread, buttons, etc.scissorsfabric glue or a hot glue gun
Notes:This craft is designed for teens or adults to make for youngerchildren. If young children are helping with this craft, an adult shouldsupervise the use of scissors and glue gun.If these are being made for very young children the googly eyesshould not be used: eyes can be cut from felt and glued on instead.Instructions:
1. Cut out felt shapes for each puppet using the templates on the following pages.2. Refer to the picture for placement of ears, beaks, etc..3. Ears, feathers, or any other piece that stick out from the edges of the body shouldbe sandwiched between the two body pieces. The easiest way to do this is to figureout their placement on one body piece, glue them in place, and then glue the otherbody piece in place.4. Be creative! Use the owl body, scallop the bottom of the wings, cut it out of blackfelt, and you have a bat. Or cut the basic body out of a crazy color, add spots andthree googly eyes, and you have an alien. There are no limits!