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Arts & Crafts by Me Books Asia: DIY Animal Finger Puppets

Friday, December 15, 2017

Finger puppets are super easy and inexpensive to make.

Have your little ones put on a grand puppet show for the family afterwards. It really gets the their creative juices churning! It makes for a great time time filler too, especially as it is holiday season.


If you've never tried making finger puppets, now's the time!

Materials Needed

  • Pipe Cleaners

  • Googly Eyes

  • Puff Balls

  • Hot Glue Gun

How to make your fuzzy little finger puppets?

Step 1:

Choose your coloured pipe cleaners.

Step 2:

Curl two pipe cleaners around your index finger to form the body of the caterpillar.

Step 3:

To create the its head, use one pipe cleaner and bend it into a circle and gradually fold it in till you reach the end.

Step 4:

Glue the head and body together with a hot glue gun. 

Step 5:

Add googly eyes and puff balls to create the caterpillar's face.

Step 6:

Next, to make the butterfly, simply repeat the previous steps.

Step 7:

Bend 2 pipe cleaners into the shape of butterfly wings and feelers.

Step 8:

Attach wings onto the body with a hot glue gun.

Voila! You now have your very own fuzzy little finger puppets.





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