Classic Sock Puppet Craft for Kids

Making Sock Puppets is a fantastic classic craft for kids! It is a great way to both engage in some recycled crafts, as well as use up some odds and ends suchs a felt scraps and pom poms!

Easy Sock Monsters

These sock puppets are a guest post from the wonderful Mini Mad Things! Do hope over and have a good browse of her site today! You will find a delightful collection of upcycled crafts, crafts made from “classic” childhood materials or “found things”. So fabulous. Eco friendly crafting for kids. With lots of creativity and imagination.

To make Sock Puppets you will need:

  • Old socks (we like using socks that don’t look too old.. or where you have lost a partner!)
  • Googly Eyes
  • Yarn
  • Felt scraps
  • Pom poms
  • Hot glue gun (Or sewing thread and needle)
  • Scissors

How to make Sock Monsters

no sew sock puppets

Cut your felt scraps to make tongue, eye and spike shapes.

How to make sock puppet hair

Wrap yarn around your hand or and scrap of cardboard, remove form your had or cardboard and tie in the middle.

Cut the loops of yarn to make the hair.

Gluing on sock puppet features
sock puppets details

Glue (or sew) your monster features in place onto your sock.

Cute Sock Puppets for kids

Now play!

Please find attached the portrait image for Pinterest and the step by step images.

More from Mini Mad Things:

egg carton people

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Recycled Fabric Crafts