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Craft: Greeting Card Finger Puppets

This is a no-cost project that will occupy your kids for a while.

Approximate Time: 5 - 10 minutes each

Supplies

  • old greeting cards
  • scissors
  • cellophane tape
  • glue sick

Instructions

  1. Let the kids cut characters from the fronts of old greeting cards. These may be animals, people, snowmen, etc.
  2. From the back of card, cut a strip measuring about 3/4x3 inches. Roll this strip into a cylinder and tape the ends together to secure.
  3. Glue a cylinder to the bottom of each character cut-out, on the back of the design.
  4. To use the puppets, slide a finger into the cylinder, then move your finger to make the puppet move.
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By Marie from West Dundee, IL

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December 7, 20070 found this helpful

These are so cute! thank you, jeanne3737 in Maine

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December 8, 20070 found this helpful

What a great idea and so easy. I plan to do it with other cards I get that are suitable. I can see a puppet play coming on!

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