How to Make a Sock Puppet Seem Alive!

In my instructable, you will learn how to make sock puppets and other types of hand puppets come to life. Use this in_(*structable to scare friends (or not) at lunch, frighten teachers at show and tell, or use it anywhere else!

Step 1: Tools and Materials

-Paper Bag
-Sock Puppet

Step 2: Preparing the Trick

1. Cut a hole in the bottom of the bag about the size of your arm.

2. Put the puppet on your hand.

3. Stick your hand with the puppet on it in the bag and roll down the top of the bag.

4. Roll up the bottom of the puppet so the sock cannot be seen.

5. Cup bag with other hand. (see tag in picture for more details.)

Step 3: Playing the Prank! >:D

When the time is right, punch the puppet through the top of the bag and open its mouth (if you choose to). People will be startled (maybe) and happy.



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    3 Discussions


    5 years ago on Introduction

    what do you say when people ask why you have a bag on your hand?


    8 years ago on Introduction

    sorry but this is a lame 'ible and if anyone is scared by this they are very sad