5 Great DIY Puppet Crafts to Make with Your Kids


Shadow puppets and theater. Find out how to make this set at Estéfi Machado


Since I came across a wonderful vintage marionette theater at Christmas, the girls have been so into these puppet shows. And of course, the famous Marionette Scene from the Sound of Music has been pretty inspiring for them too. They would absolutely love some big, handmade marionettes like that. But in the meantime, here are some that are easy to make with the kids and so much fun to play with.

Which one is your favorite?



Sweet and quirky Mushroom theatre and stick puppets from Bloesem kids



Simple and effective printable animal finger puppets from Mr. printables



Here’s one for the boys – Wild West Puppet Theater by Crafts Unleashed 



Black and white puppet theater-found on And we play