Our pattern of the month is the Elephant! It is true that an elephant has a good memory. They can remember something for 50-60 years! They also can remember where the herd found food and water in the past. They are doing better than me, some days I can’t find my car keys!
Fun Facts About Elephants
- Elephants are the largest land mammal
- Elephants only need about 4 hours sleep
- Elephant families are led by females
- Elephants do have feelings – they mourn the loss of a family member
- The elephant’s brain is similar to a human in terms of structure and complexity
Upcoming Elephant Craft Activities
In our next blog, we’ll be sharing a few ideas and links for some fun elephant craft activities that we found around the web. We’ll also have a free download pattern for the kids to make their own elephant paper bag puppet. You can also check out our Puppet of the Month Pinterest Board.
Until then, enjoy our free download of an elephant coloring page for the kids to color!
Need a Puppet with a Moving Mouth and Makes Expressions? We’ve got the pattern!
You can buy the Elephant Puppet Sewing Pattern here. It is available as a digital download so you can start sewing immediately. Each pattern has step by step instructions and free video tutorial. In fact you can watch our free tutorial on how to sew the elephant puppet right now! Beginner sewists have complimented us on how easy they found our instructions to follow. We recommend using fleece and felt to make our puppets because these fabrics are readily available from craft stores, inexpensive, washable and easy to sew.
What our customers are saying:
“Pattern is well written and easy to follow.”
“These are awesome looking puppets. I love them!”