In the last blog article we listed some Fun Facts about the platypus. We also featured a free download of a platypus coloring page for the kids (or you) to color. Here’s a few links to craft projects featuring the platypus that we found around the web.
The puppet sewing pattern of the month is the…..platypus! To celebrate we have a FREE coloring page you can download.
You are wondering, why the platypus? It has come to our attention that the more unusual animals are making their way into children’s books. Animals like….platypus, wombat, sloth, to name a few, are now being featured as characters in kids’ books and other media. As an example, Perry the Platypus is a character from the popular Phineas and Ferb show.
The holiday season is coming up fast. Are you having trouble finding the right gift this year? How about adding some puppets to your festive cheer? We have gift ideas for the people who know how to sew, the people who know people who sew and the people who love arts and crafts and hot glue.
Day of the Dead or Dia de los Muertos starts on October 31st and ends on November 2nd. I’ve always loved the intricate and colorful designs of the sugar skulls. Make your own colorful Day of the Dead puppet using the Skeleton Puppet Pattern PDF as a base.
In July, let’s go visit an independent ice cream shop that makes adventurous horseradish ice cream. Or just argue over whether chocolate is better than vanilla.
In June, it’s time to go camping in the great outdoors with a cooler full of dairy products, iced tea and candy.
In May, it’s time to take a photo of your newest barbeque invention before cooking up some hamburgers.
In April, spring and bunnies and colorful eggs abound, so break out your straw hat, poetry book and get that garden in order.
In March, it’s time to think of new ideas for frozen foods featuring celery while crafting daffodils out of umbrellas.
In February, it’s time to kick back for the Big Game with some cherries and tortilla chips after you checked out a few black history books from your local library that you love.