Introduction: How to Make a Sock Puppet
- WARNING: This activity requires use of a hot glue gun. Adult supervision recommended!
- This is a fun activity for bored kids stuck inside!
Step 1: Gather Supplies
- Pack of socks
- Googlie eyes
- Hot glue gun
- Glue sticks
- Pipe cleaners
Step 2: Plug in Glue Gun
Plug in hot glue gun (may take a few minutes to heat up).
Step 3: Choose Sock & Place on Hand
Choose a sock from the package.
Place sock on hand, heel-side on palm of hand (as shown in picture).
Step 4: Mark Eyes and Hair
Mark on the sock where you want the eyes.
Mark the hairline about an inch above the eyes (as shown in picture).
Step 5: Glue on Eyes
Put glue on back of the googlie eye and place on mark.
Step 6: Make Wig
Choose preferred color of yarn.
Rap yarn around all four fingers until you reach your preferred amount of hair and cut.
Cut a smaller piece of yarn to tie the looped yarn in the middle.
Step 7: Glue on Hair
Put glue on the knot in the middle of wig and then place on mark.
Step 8: Finish Hair
Cut the loops of hair to make strands.
Step 9: Make Eyebrows
Cut pipe cleaners to preferred length.
Step 10: Glue on Eyebrows
Put glue on eyebrows and place above eyes.
Step 11: Color Mouth
Choose a marker and color both grey parts of the sock (toe and heel area) that together will make the mouth.
Step 12: Finish
Place sock on hand and have fun with your new sock puppet!
4 years ago
Great instructions for a classic craft project. Thank you!