How to Make Puppets
Puppet Crafts for Kids
Learn how to make a variety of different puppets using a variety of different supplies.
Cardboard Box Castle and Puppet Theater
A visitor named Kara shared these instructions for making a cardboard puppet theater that looks like a castle.
Cardboard Roll Puppets
Instructions to make home made puppets from cardboard toilet paper roll.
Crawling Spider Puppet
These directions teach you how to turn an old glove into a spooky spider. You can also make it into a not-so-spooky spider if you prefer.
Start out by learning more about the Echidna and then make this fun puppet.
Garden Glove Puppets
If you have an orphaned garden glove laying around, check out these suggestions for turning it into fun puppets.
Video - How to Make Shadow Puppets
This video shares suggestions for make a variety of shadow puppets.
Jumping Spider Puppet Craft
This tutorial explains how to make a marionette style puppet that looks like a spider.
Puppet Making Books
These books will help you to make your own puppets. Find great ideas for beginners and experienced puppeteers.
Learn how you can use a shoe box and toilet paper rolls to make a stand to hold your puppets.
Video - Cardboard Roll Puppets
This video tutorial shows you how to make a puppet out of a simple toilet paper or paper towel roll.
Video - How to Make Sock Puppets
Learn how you can make a puppet out of a sock.
Video - Make Puppets With Household Items
Watch this craft video and you will find out how you can use a variety of recyclables to craft puppets.
Jim Henson Creature Shop - Muppets
Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and all of their friends have their own site. Experience the magic of The Muppets.
Puppets Around the World
It's actually a site to order a book, but it's got some good ideas for making simple puppets.
Vietnamese Water Puppets
These puppets actually walk on water!