Shark Clothespin Puppets

Are you ready for shark week? Surprise your kids or your students with this set of shark clothespin puppets. These are a great summer craft for kids to make and they indeed are easy peasy.

There are 4 different shark designs (and they are all available both in black and white and full color as well as facing in the right and left direction).

These are super easy to make (simple instructions are included on each sheet) – print them on heavier print paper, if you printed the white and black version color it first, cut the outline, cut along the mouth line and stick on a clothespin.

Printable Shark Clothespin Puppets

Fish Clothespin Puppets

Dive into the blue ocean (or a green pond) with this set of fish clothespin puppets.

There are 4 different fish designs included in this set and all of the designs come in both full color and black and white as well as facing left and facing right.

To make these puppets, print the template on heavier print paper / cardstock, cut out the outline and the mouth line (designated on the template) and glue them on a (preferably) wooden clothespin. Simple instructions are included on each sheet.

Printable Fish Clothespin Puppets

Little Red Riding Hood Finger Puppets

These are extraordinary for story time or to keep the children occupied on rainy days – you can have a in your dramatic play corner and have the kids act out the story.

6 characters included

  • Little Red Riding Hood
  • mother
  • grandma
  • wolf
  • wolf in a disguise
  • hunter

Little Red Riding Hood Finger Puppets

Printable Farm Animal Finger Puppets

These farm animal puppets will fit on any finger, as you can adjust the perimeter while creating the “body” of each of the animals (cut as much paper as is needed to go around the finger).

Puppets are great multi-sensory toys for play storytelling and help develop other important social skills too.

Printable Bug Finger Puppets

Print out all of the Printable Bugs Finger Puppets – the butterfly, ant, spider, bee, grasshopper and bettle, or choose the bug puppet you want to make. Print out, assemble (simple instructions included) and play!

Unicorn Clothespin Puppets

Unicorn Clothespin Puppets

Spread the magic with this set of unicorn clothespin puppets.

This set comes with 4 fun unicorn designs (4 full color and 4  in black and white for kids to color in themselves).

Any unicorn lover will love these and they are a great addition to your fairy tale unit study or dramatic corner.

These are really easy to assemble, just print them on heavier print paper, cut and stick on a clothespin (wooden clothespin is preferred as regular glue stick can be used then).

Printable Unicorn Clothespin Puppets

Movable Chick Paper Doll Template

This fun chick puppet is a great Easter craft. You can either make it as a chick only version or add an decorated Easter egg to make it more festive.

Simple printable instructions are included.

Chick Doll

Frog Clothespin Puppets

Frog Clothespin Puppets

Hop in to the fun time with these printable frog clothespin puppets.

These paper puppets are a great addition to story time or dramatic center. Kids love to play with them and they are great for working on fine motor skills.

These frog puppets come in both full color as well as black and white version the kids can color in by themselves. They are facing both right and left to make play even more fun.

We recommend printing these on heavier print paper (or even laminating them) to make them last longer.

Printable frog clothespin puppets

Printable Easter Finger Puppets

A simple Easter craft or activity to do with the kids. Print out the puppets, either in color or black and white, cut them out, make two holes for the fingers and the play can begin.

These are best printed on heavier print paper / cardstock.

Bug Clothespin Puppets

Printable Bug Clothespin Puppets

These fun clothespin crafts for kids will keep your students busy for a while. Print out this set of bug clothespin puppets and let the fun chats begin.  These are incredibly easy to assemble, all you need is a few clothespin, scissors and glue (as well as the printable template) and your kids will make them in no time. These come both in full color version as well as in black and white for kids to color in themselves. All bugs come facing both in right and left direction, so you can stick them on both sides of the clothespin. Printing on heavier print paper / cardstock is recommended.

This set of bug crafts includes: bee (and bumblebee and wasp), ladybug, butterfly and caterpillar.

Printable Clothespin Puppets - Bugs - Bee, Caterpillar, Ladybug and Butterfly - Clothespin Crafts for Kids

Chinese Dragon Clothespin Puppets

Printable Chinese Dragon Clothespin Puppets

It’s time for a Chinese new year craft! These Chinese Dragon Clothespin Puppets make a great Chinese new year activity. Kids will love coloring their own dragons (there are 4 different dragon designs to color). Don’t want to color? We have a pre-colored version ready to go to.

These are super simple to make, all that is required is to print the template on (preferably) heavier print paper/cardstock, color the designs (if you printed the black and white version), cut and glue on a clothespin.

If you are a teacher who intends to use these for story time or to use them in centers, we recommend you print, cut and laminate the puppets before you glue them on the clothespin – this will make them more durable and last longer.

Chinese New Year Craft - Printable Chinese Dragon Clothespin Puppets

Bird Finger Puppets

These printable bird finger puppets can be used for a variety of uses, including,

  • puppets for the classroom
  • gifts for bird themed parties
  • paper toys for kids
  • dramatic play

These finger puppets are really easy to make and both color and black and white version are included.

Dinosaur Clothespin Puppets

Clothespin Puppets Dinosaur Craft

This dinosaur craft is perfect for dramatic play or story time. Print out our Dinosaur clothespin puppets, choose your favorite dinosaurs and have fun.

There are 12 dinsoaur designs – they all come both in precolored and black and white version for kids to color in themselves and each of the dinosaurs comes both in left facing and right facing position – so you can also glue them on both sides of the clothespin.

Dinosaurs included: 3 triceratops, 4 t-rex (or other biped carnivores like allosaurus, giganotosaurus…), 3 pterodactyls and 2 stegosaurus. Just print, cut and stick on to clothespin.

Printable Dinosaur Clothespin Puppets - Printable Dinosaur Craft for Kids

Printable Christmas Finger Puppets

These Printable Christmas Finger puppets really are something special as they make your favorite festive characters pop to life. These are a fun Christmas craft idea for kids to make, not only for the crafting part but for playing with them too.

There are 4 different puppets included in this X-mas set: a Santa Claus, Reindeer (with the red nose in colored version), elf and a gingerbread man. This set of printable puppets comes both in black and white for kids to color in as well as in precolored version that does not need coloring.

We recommend printing these on heavier print paper, although they work out just as nice on regular print paper.

Printable Christmas Finger Puppets - Easy Christmas craft for kids

Printable Christmas Puppets

Printable Christmas Puppets

This set of printable Christmas puppets is a great one to do in your classroom. Easy, little to no prep activity that kids will love to make.

This one is also a great Christmas craft for kids to make at home, as not only are these fun to make, they are fun to play with too.

Printable Christmas Puppets