SUPER STUFFY PUPPET – Form, Colour, Pairs

In this 2-part lesson students learn about pairs as they create a stuffed paper puppet using markers, crayons and glitter glue.

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SUPER STUFFY PUPPET – Form, Colour, Pairs


  • Crayola Marker Paper - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12")
  • Crayola Broad Line Markers
  • Crayola Crayons
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola White GLue
  • Crayola Paint Brushes
  • Crayola Glitter glue
  • Paper Towel Rolls - 1 per student
  • Paper Clips - 8 per student


Step 1
  1. Draw a picture of your character on the paper.
  2. Make it fill the page.
  3. Add colour and glitter glue.
Step 2
  1. Draw an outline around your character.
  2. Paper clip your picture to another piece of paper that is the same size.
  3. Cut along the outline.
  4. Make sure you are cutting through both pieces of paper.
  5. When you have finished cutting it out, remove the paper clips.
Step 3
  1. Squeeze glue around the outer edges of the back of the puppet.
  2. Do NOT put glue along the bottom edge.
Step 4
  1. Remove the paper clips.
  2. Place the blank shape on top of the glued shape.
  3. Press the pair of shapes together.
Step 5
  1. Paper clip the 2 shapes together while the glue dries.
  2. Crumple up the paper scraps and stuff them into the puppet.
Step 6
  1. Squeeze glue along the bottom inside edge of the puppet.
  2. Insert the paper towel roll into the puppet.
  3. Leave about 4 cm of the roll sticking out of the bottom.
  4. Press the glued edges of the paper together and around the paper towel roll.
  5. Add glue to make sure the paper roll is fastened on both sides.
  6. Hold the paper in place for a few seconds to make sure it sticks.
Step 7
  1. Remove the paper clips.
  2. Use your puppet to tell a story.
Illustrated Crayon Character