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Egg Carton Finger Puppets

Duration: any

Age: toddler, child

Skill for Bub: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun


Use recycled materials to make egg carton finger puppets, then stage a puppet show!

A quick and simple craft that provides hours of entertainment afterwards!
- Sarah, TAS.


Egg carton (1 makes 5 finger puppets), textas, bits and pieces to decorate, glue, sticky tape.


  • Cut off the pointy parts of the egg carton to make a triangular ‘cones’ that fit over your child’s finger
  • Decorate with textas and bits and pieces to make into little finger puppet people
  • Add faces, clothes, hair, or hats, using scraps of fabric, googly eyes, small pom poms, pipe cleaners, etc
  • Upturn a lunchbox or shoebox to give your little puppets a stage to perform on!