Clothespin Shark Puppet

Aww sharks! Make an abso-toothly fun Clothespin Shark Puppet & turn playtime into somefin special.

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Supplies:

  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola Metallic Markers
  • Crayola No-Run Washable School Glue
  • Crayola Bright Pop Cardstock
  • Pencil
  • Wiggle Eye
  • Clothespin
  • Toothpick

CIY Staff Tips:

  • This project uses a toothpick. Adult assistance required.

Steps:

1
Step 1

Sketch and cut out construction paper shark.

2
Step 2

Draw gills on shark with markers.

3
Step 3

Glue wiggle eye to shark. Dry 1–2 hours.

4
Step 4

Cut shark in half horizontally.

5
Step 5

Glue top half of shark to top half of clothespin. Glue bottom half of shark to bottom half of clothespin.

6
Step 6

Sketch and cut out small cardstock fish.

7
Step 7

Ask an adult to cut a toothpick to create a small piece.

8
Step 8

Glue toothpick to back of fish.

9
Step 9

Glue fish toothpick to back of shark’s mouth. Let all glue steps dry 1–2 hours.

10
Step 10

Open and close clothespin shark puppet for a chomping good time!

  • Occasion:

    • Summer,

    • Animals,

    • Rainy Day Crafts

  • Age:

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+


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