Blue Sock Puppet

Blue Sock Puppet

With a stray sock and a little felt, kids can create a Blue's Clues puppet and put on a show!

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Blue Sock Puppet

Craft Features

Parent Supervision Needed
This craft requires extra parent involvement and a watchful eye, because it may require sharp tools or intricate handiwork.
Allow for Dry Time
You'll need to allow extra time for glue or paint to dry.

Developmental Skills

Create with Us
Create with us skills involve self-expression, experimentation, and imagination through visual arts (like painting and sculpting), dramatic play, cooking, and dance.
Ages: 2-6

Materials

  • Small piece of stiff paper or cardboard
  • Red, white, black, bright and dark blue felt
  • Blue sock
  • Fabric glue
  • Scissors
Tip: A youth-sized sock is more manageable for little hands.

Directions

  1. Step 1: Cut and glue

    From the cardboard, cut a small oval for the mouth. Cut a piece of red felt in the same size and shape. Glue the red felt to the cardboard. When the glue is dry, fold the oval in half crosswise.

  2. Step 2: "Dress" your sock

    Apply glue to the back of the oval. Slip the sock over your child's hand and have him or her use the toe to "bite" the oval with the end of the sock, holding it in place until it dry.

  3. Step 3: Put a face on your sock

    From the white felt, cut out two round ovals for the eyes. From the black felt, cut two centers for the eyes. Glue the black centers to the white ovals. Let dry. From the dark blue felt, cut a nose and two floppy ears. From the bright blue felt, cut dots for the ears and face.

  4. Step 4: Finishing touches

    Glue on the eyes, nose, ears, and spots onto the puppet—and bark on!

Tip: Adding the cardboard mouth can be awkward. This is a step you can do for your child if he or she is very young.
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