Our pattern of the month is the Lion! Even though lions are known as “king of the jungle” they actually don’t live in the jungle. They live in the grasslands and plains.
Fun Facts About Lions
- A male lion’s roar can be heard up to five miles away-loudest roar of all cat species
- Male lions are the only cats that have manes
- Female lions do the hunting while the males stay home to guard the pride
- A pride is a group of 10-15 animals
- Lions have always been a symbol of strength, power and ferocity
Upcoming Lion Craft Activities
In our next blog, we’ll be sharing a few ideas and links for some fun lion craft activities that we found around the web. We’ll also have a free download pattern for the kids to make their own lion paper bag puppet. You can also check out our Puppet of the Month Pinterest Board.
Until then, enjoy our free download of a lion coloring page for the kids to color!
Need a Puppet with a Moving Mouth and Makes Expressions? We’ve got the pattern!
You can buy the Lion Puppet Sewing Pattern here. It is available as a digital download so you can start sewing immediately. Each pattern has step by step instructions and free video tutorial. In fact you can watch our free tutorial on how to sew the lion puppet right now! Beginner sewists have complimented us on how easy they found our instructions to follow. We recommend using fleece and felt to make our puppets because these fabrics are readily available from craft stores, inexpensive, washable and easy to sew.
What our customers are saying:
“Pattern is well written and easy to follow.”
“These are awesome looking puppets. I love them!”