Saturday, August 3, 2013

How To Make Spongebob and Patrick Sock Puppets


My daughter, Ashley, made up this craft. Your kids are going to love it!! It is inexpensive and a creative craft for kids. They are so CUTE too. The kids will love playing with them. My granddaughter sure did. We did too !!! Our bloopers and giggles at the end of the video shows how much fun we had.  hahaha  
See Video

Here is what you will need:
*Foam Sheets
*Scissors
*Old Socks
*Goggle Eyes
*Markers
*Pipe Cleaners
*Glue (hot glue, stick glue or tacky glue)
Tip: Hot glue works best but stick glue is easy for kids to use. Tacky glue takes a long time to dry but works good.

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How To Make A Spongebob Sock Puppet

You can download the pattern from our Photobucket. It should give you the full size image to fit your paper when you want to print it off. 
Here is the link:  Spongebob Pattern

1. Cut out the pieces to the pattern and then trace and cut onto the foam pieces.

2. Glue the eyes, pants, shirt, tie, collar mouth and teeth on Spongebob.

3. Draw Spongebobs eye lashes, belt and freckles with black marker.

4. Get a pipe cleaner and make and hand on each end. Glue it on his back so that it is lined up with the shirt on the front. 

5. Fold a yellow pipe cleaner in half and make a foot on each end.

6. Color Spongebobs feet with black marker to make it look like he has shoes.

7. Glue his legs onto his back like this.

8. Glue Spongebob to the sock and let it dry.


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How To Make A Patrick Sock Puppet

Here is the link to Patrick's pattern: Patrick's Pattern

1. Cut out the pieces to the pattern and then trace and cut onto the foam pieces.

2. Glue all the foam pieces into place.

3. Glue his google eyes into place too.

4. Draw Patrick's mouth, belly button and eye brows with black marker.

5. Glue Patrick onto a sock and let it dry.

CHECK OUT OUR VIDEO TUTORIAL
Lots of giggles at the end... hehe


I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and it was simple to understand. If you have any questions I will be happy to answer them. Leave them in the comment section below. Thank you so much for visiting.
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