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Bug Finger Puppets

All you need are some craft supplies before you can put on your own “A Bug’s Life” play with Bug Finger Puppets.

Materials

  • craft foam
  • scissors
  • pom poms
  • pipe cleaners
  • googly eyes
  • hot glue gun

Directions

  1. Cut a piece of craft foam about 2 inches x 3 inches (this is the body of the bug and will go around your finger)*
  2. Wrap the craft foam around your child’s finger and glue the two ends together to make a tube*
  3. Glue a pom pom to one end of the tube*
  4. Bend a pipe cleaner in half and glue it on the center of the pom pom for the bug’s antennas*
  5. Glue on the bug’s eyes*
  6. Cut out wings from the craft foam (experiment with different shapes and sizes for different bugs)
  7. Glue on the wings*
  8. Cut 6 equal pieces of pipe cleaner for the bug’s legs*
  9. Glue the legs to the bug’s body*

*Adults should help young children with these steps

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