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How to Make Paper Puppets


Character Collage Puppets
The Character Collage Puppet is a ton of fun and a cinch to make!
The Character Collage Puppet is a ton of fun and a cinch to make!

Create a family of silly paper craft characters using some old magazines, scissors, glue, and your imagination.

What You'll Need:

  • Old clothing catalogs or magazines
  • Scissors
  • Craft glue

How to Make Character Collage Puppets:

Step 1: Look through old clothing catalogs or magazines. Cut out different heads, hairdos, arms, hands, bodies, clothes, legs, and shoes. Step 2: Paste the different parts together on a piece of construction paper to make a mixed-up, new character. Be creative -- paste a great big hat on a small head and tiny arms on a big body. Make a whole family of characters and give them a silly family name. You can even paste together parts of objects to make an alien character. For example, the alien could have a car-tire head, gift-box body, feather arms, and key legs.Now it's time to take your kids to a show at the big top. Learn how to make circus act finger puppets in the next section.For more fun paper crafts and kids' crafts, check out:

Step 1: Look through old clothing catalogs or magazines. Cut out different heads, hairdos, arms, hands, bodies, clothes, legs, and shoes. Step 2: Paste the different parts together on a piece of construction paper to make a mixed-up, new character. Be creative -- paste a great big hat on a small head and tiny arms on a big body. Make a whole family of characters and give them a silly family name. You can even paste together parts of objects to make an alien character. For example, the alien could have a car-tire head, gift-box body, feather arms, and key legs.Now it's time to take your kids to a show at the big top. Learn how to make circus act finger puppets in the next section.For more fun paper crafts and kids' crafts, check out:


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