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Free Bear Felt Hand Puppet Pattern

Make your very own felt bear hand puppet using our free pattern. Very simple to make – just cut felt and glue together. You could hand sew it too, if you wanted.

What you’ll need:
Bear Puppet Pattern PDF
• 2 brown felt sheets
• 1 tan felt sheet or scraps
• 1 white felt sheet or scraps
• 1 black felt sheet or scraps
• Crayons
• Glue (Hot glue, Fabric Tac or any glue that works with felt)
• Scissors
• Pins

How to Make the Bear Felt Hand Puppet:
bearblog1 Trace the body pattern on top brown felt sheet with crayon.

bearblog2 Pin the top brown felt sheet to bottom brown felt sheet so they stay together when you cut.

bearblog3 Cut the felt along the traced body line.

bearblog4 Glue the two layers of felt together around the edge keeping the bottom open for your hand.

bearblog5 Cut out all the felt features.

bearblog6 Glue the eyes and muzzle.

bearblog7 Either cut curved pieces of black felt or a thin line. Tack the middle felt line and curve it while gluing to get the mouth to bend. Glue the ears.

bearblog8 Glue the nose and pupils.

bearblog9 Glue the inner ears.

bearblog10 Glue the paws.

bearblog11 Cut small circles or square of white felt and glue gleams to the pupils.