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How to make a Puppet from Two Similar Boxes


  • 2 similar cardboard boxes, for example toothpaste boxes
  • Scissors
  • Masking tape
  • Poster board
  • Construction paper
  • Colored markers
  • Stapler


  1. Decorate the two similar boxes to create the head of the puppet.

  2. making the puppet mouth
  3. Connect the two boxes with masking tape, taping from the opening of one box to the opening of the other box. This will create a mouth that opens and closes.

  4. Create a puppet body and staple its neck to the bottom box.

  5. the body for the puppet
a finished puppet
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