How to Make a Sock Puppet!

How to Make a Sock Puppet!

You will need


  • A sock
  • Fabric or craft glue
  • Scissors
  • Cardboard
  • Templates (download)
  • Coloured felt
  • Eyes
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Other bits and pieces for decorating



Create the mouth

Cut a slit into the toe of the sock to create space for the mouth

Use the downloadable cardboard templates to trace and cut out the cardboard mouth

Fold the cardboard mouth in half

Apply glue to the edges of the cardboard

Open the “mouth” of the sock

Carefully glue the sock to the cardboard

Use the felt template to trace and cut out the felt mouth

Glue the felt into place


Decorate you puppet!

Stick on the eyes

Cut out all the necessary felt shapes for ears, nose, tongue and anything else and stick them on!

Decorate your puppet with anything else that takes your fancy!

Now it’s time to give your puppet a voice and you’re all done!

Hope you had fun


Miss Cathy