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Prize puppet

Create a fabulous glove puppet from felt, wool and a few Resene testpots.

Prize puppet - instruction sheet

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Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 101

Difficulty level: Easy

You will need: Artists’ paint brushes, Chalk, Darning needle, Resene testpots of Resene Black, Resene Hopbush and Resene Picton Blue, Scissors, Thin wool, Two squares of blue craft felt

Top tip: Make sure you don’t apply the paint too thickly or it might soak through the felt and stick to the other piece.

Here's another idea: This perky pig puppet was made from pink felt and the face details were painted with Resene Malibu and Resene Black.

Make a glove puppet
Prize puppet

Make a glove puppet pig Another idea:Pink pig!

Step 1
Step one
Place the two squares of felt together and lightly draw a glove puppet shape on the top piece with chalk. Carefully cut out the shape, cutting through both pieces of felt at once – you might need a grown up to help with this bit. Brush off any chalk marks.
Step 2
Step two
Carefully thread the needle with wool and sew the two pieces of felt together, as shown, making sure you leave an opening along the bottom edge – again, you might need a grown up to help with this bit.
Step 3
Step three
Paint the face with Resene Hopbush, allowing two hours to dry.
Step 4
Step four
Paint the eyes with Resene Picton Blue, and, once this is dry, paint the remaining face details with Resene Black. How puppet-licious!

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