Make your very own felt bird 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:
• Bird Puppet Pattern PDF
• 2 light blue felt sheets
• 1 blue felt sheet
• 1 yellow felt sheet or scraps
• 1 white felt sheet or scraps
• 1 black felt sheet or scraps
• Washable Crayons
• Glue (Hot glue, Fabric Tac or any glue that works with felt)
How to Make the Bird Felt Hand Puppet:
Trace the body pattern on top felt sheet with a washable crayon.
Pin the top felt sheet to bottom felt sheet so they stay together when you cut.
Cut the felt along the traced body line.
Glue the two layers of felt together around the edge keeping the bottom open for your hand.
Cut out all the felt features.
Glue the eyes, pupils and beak into place.
Glue the wings into place.
Glue the top knot to the back side of the puppet. Cut small circles or squares of white felt and glue to the pupils as gleams.