Note: To protect the privacy of our members, e-mail addresses have been removed from the archived messages. As a result, some links may be broken.

Find Lesson Plans on! GettyGames

Re: Quik Puppet Lesson


From: Susan Bennett (sbennett_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Feb 16 2002 - 19:31:50 PST

I do this but have come up with more complex body styles. The more
elaborate that you make them the better they are. I use a 12 inch sqaure and
use construction paper. Susan
----- Original Message -----
From: <>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
Sent: Sunday, February 10, 2002 12:17 PM
Subject: Re: Quik Puppet Lesson

> Yes! Start out with an 8" square - fold into the fortune telling format
> (most kids
> already know how to). This now is the head - glue two sections shut so
> the
> puppet now only opens one way like a mouth. Create body out of 2" or 3"
> wide lengths of paper - take 2 and fold over spring or caterpiller style
> (form an L
> shape with paper and fold one side over then the other side over always
> one direction) Now you have a springy body. Add springy arms and legs-
> hands full size or not. Add other details. I glue and staple the head to
> spring body. If this does not make sense I could try to explain it
> differently.
> If paper is all precut the students can make these in two class periods.
> Roberta
> ---