Crafternoon–Presidents’ Day puppets

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In honor of Presidents’ Day, we made Presidential puppets for our craft yesterday.  I chose George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The patterns came from this book:  Paper Bag Puppets by Arden Druce.  It includes many other presidents and historical figures, as well as some seasonal and fairy/traditional tale figures.  All I did was run copies on regular copy paper.  The kids then colored them with crayons or markers, cut them out, and glued them onto paper bags.

 

 

 

 

 

I also made copies of the biographical information to be glued on the back of the puppet.  These are written in the first person, so it works well for a puppet show.  I played patriotic music and set up the puppet stage for the kids to play with their puppets.  I really wish I had gotten a picture of them doing so because it was so cute and funny!  This was a super easy and fun craft–as well as being educational!

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