Let’s make some easy popsicle stick puppets that will allow you to act out your very own play! Now building with wood, nails and a hammer can be quite dangerous, so we’ve created a safer way to still use some wood to craft.
We’ve created puppets out of popsicle sticks!
First, before we get started let’s take a few minutes and create a play.
This is your time to get creative, make a story about anything you wish. You will make your puppets based on your story.
For our examples, we decided we would re-enact a fairy tale with a princess and a frog.
Of course, every princess needs a mode of transportation so we will create a horse too. You could also use this popsicle stick princess
How to Make Popsicle Stick Puppets
With these easy wood crafts we will show you a few ways you can create your puppets – using a variety of different supplies.
Using Craft Foam for Your Popsicle Stick Puppets
|Our first puppet is our main character, our princess. For this one we used craft foam and a marker.
Here’s all you need to do:
Now she’s ready for her debut. These instruction are the same no matter the character you are creating, just cut out the different pieces from craft foam and glue them together.
Puppets out of Pom Poms & Pipe Cleaners
|The next of our easy popsicle stick puppets is our frog, or any other animal character you may have, we decided to use pom poms and pipe cleaners.
This can be adapted for your characters. Use craft foam, construction paper and other supplies as added details.
Here’s what we did:
Using Cardboard and Markers for your Easy Wood Crafts
|Our princess needs a mode of transportation and this horse will do a great job. You can use cardboard and markers to make any character of your play as well.
This one is simple:
Glue your horse onto a popsicle stick and its ready for the play!
Now this process can be repeated for all the characters you need. You can also mix and match with other crafts – such as the Paper Bag Princess craft. This is also a puppet which you can add into your story!
You can also mix and match the supplies you use, or you can use them all. The object of this craft is to be creative and unique – just like your story and play will be!
I have pipe cleaner butterflies that you could also easily attach to a popsicle stick and use them for pretend play!
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More Easy Crafts Like This One:
Tree Branch Picture Frame: A great way to capture your camping memories with a frame made from tree branches.
Bumble Bee Bookmark: With the same idea you can make bookmarks, that can also be used as characters for your play!
Sheep Puppet Craft – why not add a sheep to your collection. This step by step craft shows you how to make a family of 3!
Pig and Piglet Craft With Popsicle Sticks – This pig family want to join the puppet party too.
Do you like these Popsicle Stick Puppets?