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Making Peg (Clothes Pin) Puppets


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November 8, 2015

multiple puppetsMake these fun puppets using wooden spring pegs (clothes pins) and scraps of cardstock.

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Supplies:

  • wooden pegs (clothes pins with spring openings
  • coloured card(stock) - the thicker the better
  • glue of your choice
  • googly eyes or sticky gems
  • scraps of yarn
  • scissors
  • 1 pen or marker
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Steps:

  1. Draw a shape on the card(stock).
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  3. Cut out the shape with scissors.
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  5. Cut across for the mouth. You can make this cut in any pattern you like such as curved, straight, wavy, or zigzag.
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  7. Apply glue to the peg.
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  9. Stick your shape to the peg ensuring the two pieces are lined up properly.
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  11. Use another peg to hold it open while it dries - you don't want the peg to stick together.
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  13. Add eyes. Cut short lengths of yarn for hair and glue in place.
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  15. Use your imagination to make all sorts of characters
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Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 1,246 Posts
November 13, 20150 found this helpful

Adorable. I have a crush on the little jagged-mouth heart shaped one! :) Nice work.

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Bronze Post Medal for All Time! 239 Posts
November 15, 20150 found this helpful

yes - that's my favourite too.

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Anonymous
November 16, 20150 found this helpful

Good inspiration,i would love to make

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