Novelty Puppets


A Handful Of Angels, Big Chief Applesass, Og-17 Hand Puppets

These little finger puppets are made of rolled paper cones topped with wooden bead heads. The faces are painted on. The dresses are made of crepe paper, the arms of pipe cleaners...

Hand And Mouf Hand Puppet, Puppets On Tv

This luminous hand and mouth float before a black background, pantomiming to Al Jolson recordings. The mouth is a doughnut-shaped roll of white cloth sewed to the ends...

Jumbo, Hot Dog, Anna Conda Hand Puppets

Here is a 2-handed elephant in two pieces, front and back. His head is made of cloth over a papier-mache shell, with the trunk weighted to give it an elephantine swing. The body...

Mark Twain Hand Puppet

At one time or another the author has made all of the puppets in this website, with the exception of this one, which is a suggested modern version of the large articulated puppets...

Pecos Pete, Lightning Bug, Huff N Puff Hand Puppets

Here is an old circus carpet clown trick reproduced in miniature for puppets. The body of the horse is made from a sheet of foam rubber bent in the form of a tunnel, with a hole in...

The Maestro, The Worms, Hush Columbo Hand Puppets

His head is a large ball of styro-foam with ping pong ball eyes inserted, a cardboard nose glued in place and a crepe hair wig flowing wildly. The body is a large, loosely draped cloth...

The Thing, The Gashouse 4 Plus 1 Hand Puppets

This is a small cardboard box, painted black inside and open at the bottom for the operator's hand. A loop on the bottom fits the thumb, a loop on the underside of the lid holds the fingers...

Top Hat And Feather Boa, Cecelia Ostrich, Scribbles Mcdibble Hand Puppets

An opera hat and a long feather boa can be sprayed with fluorescent paints and made to dance with one another, the boa weaving sinuously up and down and around the trembling, bashful hat...

Tropical Flower, The Lynch Bros, Finch Hand Puppets

These last two dozen designs include highly specialized comic and exotic puppets and some two-handed puppets. The puppeteer who has come this far is ready to exercise his own ingenuity, and so in...

Wahini Loa, The Dancing Palm Tree, The Purple People Eater, The Weirds Hand Puppets

Like the Lynch Bros., this Hawaiian maiden has a black sleeve coming out of the middle of her back, through which the operator's arm passes. Her hips are attached to the torso by a single...