Uncle Sam Puppet

Materials

  • White paper plates, 9”, two
  • Craft foam: white, blue
  • Cardstock: red, white
  • Red teardrop rhinestone, 1/2”

Tools

  • Pink colored pencil
  • Acrylic paints: cream, white
  • Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, pencil, stapler and staples, paintbrush, black marker, newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Cut one plate in half. Recycle one half. Staple remaining half plate and full plate together, with back of each plate facing outward.

STEP 2

  • On covered work surface, paint back of un-cut plate cream. Let dry.

STEP 3

  • Print out patterns onto copy paper; cut out. Trace patterns on cardstock or craft foam as indicated on pattern; cut out.

STEP 4

  • Adhere hair to edge of painted plate to cover staples. Draw eyes, nose, and mouth on face using black marker.

STEP 5

  • Paint inside of eyes white; let dry. Color cheeks with pink colored pencil. Adhere eyebrows and beard on face. Use black marker to outline eyebrows, beard, and hair.

STEP 6

  • Refer to photo to assemble and adhere hair, hat, bow tie, and shirt onto plates. Let dry.

STEP 7

  • Adhere red rhinestone onto center of star on hat. Let dry.

Tip

  • 1. Trace and cut pattern shapes from white cardstock. Have kids use cardstock “tracers” to trace and cut out pattern pieces.
by Rebecca Spohn

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/3349/cdb79e89-f1a0-4f84-87a2-eb7511b2b812.pdf



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