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Hand Puppets

| Paper Craft > Paper Sculpting

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Intermediate
Hand Puppets  | Hobbyideas

Create and play, make your own paper puppets of your favourite characters and play with them with your friends

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Hand Puppets  - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take an A4 sized coloured paper

STEP 2:-

Hand Puppets  - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Fold it half vertically and open the fold

STEP 3:-

Hand Puppets  - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Fold it further in such a way that the paper flap is 1/2 a centimeter ahead than the middle folded line

STEP 4:-

Hand Puppets  - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Fold the other flap of the paper overlapping the earlier flap

STEP 5:-

Hand Puppets  - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Stick the overlapping edges of the paper using Fevicol MR
Let it dry

STEP 6:-

Hand Puppets  - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Now fold the paper into half as shown in the image

STEP 7:-

Hand Puppets  - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Fold the paper further backwards to form a sort of a big fanfold

STEP 8:-

Hand Puppets  - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

You will get these two pockets, created for inserting your fingers to play with the puppet that you will create

STEP 9:-

Hand Puppets  - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

Cut two long triangular pieces of paper to be stuck on the inner folds of the puppet to form it's mouth
Cut white and black coloured paper to make the eyes in the shape and size you desire and stick them using Fevicol MR
Cut a few triangular pieces in the other coloured papers and stick them behind the eyes to form the head gear
Colour the head gear and the mouth using Rangeela Tempera Colours as well as Glitter Colours

you will need

Rangeela Tempera Colours, Fine Art Brushes, Fevicol MR , Pencil, Scale , A4 Sized White Papers, A4 Sized Coloured Papers