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Creative Play Challenge Day 4: When it’s Cold Outside, Put on a Show!
November 29, 2012 at 10:37 AM

If you're stuck indoors due to cold weather, here's one activity that's sure to keep your child occupied and entertained. (This is an art project PLUS an opportunity to play puppets all day long!) Start with a sock that's large enough to fit the child's hand comfortably. Let the child try on the puppet to see where the features should go. (The thumb will be the bottom jaw, and the other four fingers will be the rest of the face.) Then remove the sock and use markers, felt, googly eyes, fabric paint, and yarn to create the puppet. Let it dry and hold your very own puppet show!


What puppet character or story did your child create today?

If you missed yesterday's activity, you can find it here. If you haven't signed up for the Creative Play Every Day Challenge yet, you can do so here!


  • bwsmommy
    November 29, 2012 at 10:43 AM

     This will be something we can try tonight hopefully ! Ill add pics when we get it done !

  • Hottmomma607
    November 29, 2012 at 10:45 AM

    We'll try something with my 10yo later,he has school today!

  • Bookwormy
    November 29, 2012 at 10:46 AM
    We did sock puppets for Winter Solstice one year. That was awesome! DD loved that. She loves to put on shows & do crafts.
  • jenniferlee_12
    November 29, 2012 at 10:46 AM

    I think my 2 year old won't wanna do this.....he will want to draw on himself instead.

  • lillucky8
    November 29, 2012 at 10:47 AM
    Thats a cute idea! Ill have to try it. Dd is two so ive not tried it yet
  • AzariahsMother
    November 29, 2012 at 10:47 AM

    Not stuck inside today :( sure wish I was because work is horrible.  However I think think this will be fun to do for a bed time story kind of a thing, so I will do that this evening to have some fun. 

  • Angelanscalf89
    November 29, 2012 at 10:47 AM
    My kids did this for their papa on his birthday.
  • lasombrs
    November 29, 2012 at 10:48 AM

    we act out 3 little pigs. ds made the puppets in school last month

  • TigerofMu
    November 29, 2012 at 10:49 AM

    We had a dress up fashion show and sorted through the outgrown clothes!

    by JCTVCBN
    November 29, 2012 at 10:49 AM

    Cute idea. : )

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