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Cardboard Tube Puppy Puppet

You can make any kind of animal out of cardboard tubes… we made a cute puppy puppet. Make all different kinds and create a special show. 


Empty Cardboard Tube

Jumbo Craft Stick
Tacky Glue
Paint and Brush
Two Wiggle Eyes -- 20mm
Scrap of Cardboard


Glue a jumbo craft stick inside the empty tube for a handle.

Paint the animal face.

Cut out ears and paint. Glue in place.

Glue on wiggle eyes.

Draw on details with marker.

Books you might want to read with this craft:

McDuff Moves In by Rosemary Wells

Love That Dog by Sharon Creech

Pinky and Rex and the Just Right Pet by James Howe 

Labrador on the Lawn by Lucy Daniels

A Dog's Life: The Autobiography of a Stray Dog by Ann M. Martin

Marley: A Dog Like No Other by John Grogan

Other crafts to make storytime more fun

Paper Bag Animals

This craft reprinted courtesy of Terri of MakingFriends.com.

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Cardboard Tube Crafts, Pet Crafts For Kids, Storybook Crafts

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Terri Bose of MakingFriends.com

Terri is the creator of makingfriends.com, freekidscrafts.com, scoutswaps.com and badginabag.com. Her work is republished all over the internet and is considered the queen of kids crafts.

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