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I was recently inspired by the movie "Being Elmo" which clearly demonstrates how awesome Kevin Clash is.  I'm also a middle school Art Teacher, so I decided to take a stab at making my own puppet.  I was lucky enough to find all the supplies necessary in my 30 year old classroom.   What follows are the basic steps in making a puppet.  Enjoy!

The first photo is "Steve" and the second photo is Steve's brother "Odelle"  

Step 1: Find Materials

Begin by finding your materials.  

Foam, skin tone micro fleece, cardboard or matboard, string for hair, sticks, felt for mouth/eyes, hot glue gun, and a sewing machine.

sounds like a lot, but remember it's just a bunch of simple things put together to make an awesome thing. 
<p>Loved It. just what I was looking for. Thanks, Mate</p>
<p>thanks for sharing</p>
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I love it! Do you have more puppets to share? I can't get enough of this kind of stuff!
No new puppets lately, but I do have the foam pieces for Steve's sister. Coming soon.
Love it! I imagine him saying something like heeeeeey.
This is awesome! Great work!

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