Holiday Puppet Craft Ideas

This year has certainly been different to say the least, and it can be difficult to keep little ones busy indoors. Keep their minds occupied and their creativity flowing by making PUPPETS this holiday season! We have many projects you can do at home on our DIY (Do It Yourself) Page. And, we found a few fun holiday crafts from other sites that are listed below! If you try them, feel free to tag us on social media!


Penguin Puppet by Artsy Momma

This cute design is easy to make, and fun to play with!  Your little crafter will be walking around with their penguin puppet on hand all day. Make your own design for other animals too!

Santa, elf, snowman, reindeer stick puppet crafts






Holiday Stick Puppets by I Heart Crafty Things

Create a whole holiday cast for your puppet playtime & performances!



reindeer paper bag puppet craft

Paper Bag Reindeer by Simple Everyday Mom

This craft is perfect for younger children, especially with help cutting out the pieces. For a few customizable ideas, you can use hand prints as the antlers and add in a mouth underneath!

sock snowman kids holiday craft



Sock Snowman by Easy Peasy and Fun

  This adorable little snowman is a stuffie puppet!

You can use an old sock and glue a button over any holes.


Colourful Rod Puppet DIY craft for example


One Glove Rod Puppet

Here is a WP Puppet Theatre original. This is a great project to do with that one winter glove that lost it’s partner. It also allows for unlimited imagination in the creative process.





We hope you have fun with these!

Check back for more DIY Puppet ideas every month!


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