If you’ve been watching our STORIES IN THE STUDIO, then you’ve seen some pretty fun puppets and their shenanigans. Did you know that members of our children’s department have worked together to make those puppets? It’s true. Now you can be truly amazed when you watch the show. Anyway, I have to be going now. I have- Wait. What? You want to know how to make a puppet of your own? Well, why didn’t you say so? Here are some fun puppet making books that are sure to get you on the right track of puppet making.
By John E. Kennedy
This book teaches how to make classic fabric puppets. It covers 13 different designs that would give any puppet show a leg up.
By Toby Reynolds
This guide to puppet making introduces how to create puppets out of every day materials. If you have a sock, cup or spoon, then you can make a puppet! This is the perfect craft book for a rainy day.
MAKE YOUR OWN PUPPETS
By Anna-Marie D’Cruz
This kid-friendly guide to puppet making lets kids explore their creativity. You can make a creepy crawly puppet, cool animals, and even plants!
KNITTED FINGER PUPPETS
By Meg Leach
Learn how to knit adorable finger puppets. This book includes clear instructions for several different puppet characters and includes a section where you can learn how to design your own.
DRESSING THE NAKED HAND
By Amy White
This ultimate guide to puppets teaches how to make quality puppets, how to make a puppet stage, and how to make your puppeteering a believable experience for audience members.