Make your very own felt platypus 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:
• Platypus Puppet Pattern PDF
• 2 tan felt sheets
• 1 grey felt sheet
• 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 Platypus Felt Hand Puppet:
Trace the body pattern on top tan felt sheet with crayon.
Pin the top tan felt sheet to bottom tan 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 nose to the bill. Glue eyes and bill to the body.
Glue pupils. Cut small circles or squares from the white felt. Glue as gleams to the pupils.
Glue feet to the body.