Shy Bunny Puppet

Turn a wooden spoon into a playful puppet.

What You Need

  • bunny poem pattern
  • wooden spoon
  • large white pom-pom
  • small bright pink pom-pom
  • white felt
  • 2 medium light pink pom-poms
  • 2 fluffy white pipe cleaners
  • 2 googly eyes
  • brown paper lunch-bag
  • glue

What You Do

  1. Glue On Ears.
    Twist pipe cleaners into ears and glue onto the back of the spoon.
  2. Make Bunny’s Head and Face.
    Glue large pom-pom onto the back of the spoon to make the bunny’s head. Glue on smaller pom-poms and googly eyes to make the bunny’s face. Add a piece of white felt for the bunny’s teeth.
  3. Cut Paper Bag.
    Cut an oval in the bottom of the paper bag. Cut 3–4″ off the top of the bag. Turn the bag upside down.
  4. Glue On Poem.
    Download the Bunny Poem Pattern. Cut out the poem and glue it onto the front of the paper bag.
    shy bunny poem
  5. Play With Your Puppet.
    Place the bunny puppet through the hole in the bag. Move the puppet up and down as directed by the poem.

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