Make your very own felt monkey 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:
• Monkey Puppet Pattern PDF
• 2 brown felt sheets
• 1 tan felt sheet
• 1 pink felt sheet or scraps
• 1 white felt sheet or scraps
• 1 black felt sheet or scraps
• Glue (Hot glue, Fabric Tac or any glue that works with felt)
How to Make the Monkey Felt Hand Puppet:
Trace the body pattern on top brown felt sheet with crayon.
Pin the top brown felt sheet to bottom brown 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 to the face.
Glue pupils, nose and mouth to the face.
Glue the belly to the puppet.
Glue the ears.
Glue the inner ears and face to the puppet.
Cut small circles or square of white felt and glue gleams to the pupils.