There’s a good reason why puppets have been popular for 4000 years—they’re as fun to make as they are to play with. Entertain young kids like Ashley-Rose did in the story, or put on a puppet play at your next family get-together.
Create your own puppets with odds and ends found around your house. Possibilities are everywhere you look. Start with felt (like the one below), or use a sock, a wooden spoon or an empty cardboard paper towel tube. With a little imagination and white glue, popcorn or pasta spirals can be turned into a funny head of hair, bottle caps become eyes, yarn makes whiskers and pipe cleaners form eyeglasses.
Remember, craft projects should always be supervised by your parent or a trusted adult.
Small items should be kept away from smaller children at all times.