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Free Shark Felt Hand Puppet Pattern

Make your very own felt shark 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:
Shark Puppet Pattern PDF
• 2 blue or grey felt sheets
• 1 white felt sheet
• 1 black felt sheet or scraps
• 1 red felt sheet or scraps
• Washable Crayons
• Glue (Hot glue, Fabric Tac or any glue that works with felt)
• Scissors
• Pins

How to Make the Shark Felt Hand Puppet:
shark1 Trace the body pattern on top felt sheet with a washable crayon.

shark2 Pin the top felt sheet to bottom felt sheet so they stay together when you cut.

shark3 Cut the felt along the traced body line.

shark4 Glue the two layers of felt together around the edge keeping the bottom open for your hand.

shark5 Cut out the teeth area on the pattern and trace the teeth area on the white felt.

shark6 Cut out all the felt features.

shark7 Glue the red mouth over the teeth area.

shark8 Glue the belly into place.

shark9 Glue the eyes, pupils and brows into place.

shark10 Glue the top fin to the back of the puppet.