Kids will be thrilled with this Native American puppet made out of a wooden spoon and craft cupboard supplies - perfect for Thanksgiving or any time the children feel like putting on a puppet show! Mom may want to keep her wooden spoon so Dollar
stores are a great sorce for wooden spoons.
A wooden spoon
Pale brown paint
Scrap of colored foam
Paint the spoon and leave to dry.
Cut two dress shapes from felt. Trim the bottoms for a fringed effect. Sandwich the dresses together with the spoon handle in between and glue together.
Tie a piece of ribbon around the waist of the dress.
Glue 6 lengths of wool around the edge of the spoon bowl. Plait each side and finish with a bead.
Cut a strip of brown foam to go around the head. Glue a scrap of foam to one side as a feather and decorate the other side with 3D paint. Glue around the head.
Finally glue on two eyes and draw on a mouth and nose.
This craft is reprinted courtesy of ActivityVillage.co.uk.