What You Need
- tiger pattern
- 2 googly eyes
- felt: 2 sheets of orange; 1 sheet of black; 1 sheet of white
- black marker
- black pipe cleaner
- hole punch and scissors
- 72″ black shoelace
- 6″ plastic twine
What You Do
STEP 1: Cut out the shapes
Use the pattern to cut two tiger shapes out of the orange felt.
Cut the eyes, nose, and teeth out of the black and white felt.
STEP 2: Place the shapes together
Place the two tiger shapes on top of each other and punch holes as shown on the pattern. Lace the shoelace through the holes to make the tiger’s body. Tie a knot at the first and last hole.
STEP 3: MAKE THE MOUTH
Bend the pipe cleaner as shown on the pattern. Glue onto the front of the puppet to make the tiger’s mouth.
STEP 4: ADD WHISKERS
Glue the pieces of twine above the mouth. Unravel both ends to make the tiger’s whiskers.
STEP 5: CREATE THE FACE
Glue on the eyes, nose, and teeth as shown in the photo.
Use the black marker to draw on the tiger’s stripes.