4 Easter Finger Puppets to make with your kids (or for your kids)!

We’ve made a LOT of different Easter crafts over the years because I kind of have a thing about making the same craft twice.  I’m not big on doing that.  Weird, I know.  I’m the same way with books and movies.  I break the rules for these little guys though!  I make the hooligans a set of Easter finger puppets with pipe cleaners and pom poms almost every year.  They’re just too cute and easy not too!

4 Easter finger puppets - happy hooligans

These little guys are just too cute for words, aren’t they?

Easter finger puppets - blue bird and pink bunny

Oh my goodness. Look at those faces!

If you’re as smitten with these  little guys as I am, I’m guessing you’ll be making a set for your house too!  Want to know how to do it?

To make your Easter finger puppets, you’ll need:

Supplies for Easter finger puppets

  • Chenille pipe cleaners
  • Pom poms in assorted sizes
  • googly eyes
  • small yellow or orange pom poms can be used for beaks, but you can also use card-stock
  • hot glue gun

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See what I mean about using card-stock or pompoms for beaks?  I made this set a couple of years ago, and for this little chick, I used a pom pom for the beak.  Easter finger puppets, bunny and chick

How to make a finger puppet with pipe cleaners and pom poms:

You can do this in whatever order you wish, but basically the steps are as follows:

PicMonkey Collage bird

  1. Glue eyes and nose or beak onto a large pom pom “head”.
  2. In a twisting motion, push a pom pom up into the bottom of the “head”, and secure in place with a tiny bit of hot glue.
  3. For wings: secure by twisting a length of pipe cleaner around the long pipe cleaner “body”.  For bunny ears: push a couple of pipe cleaner loops into the top of the head and secure with a bit of hot glue.
  4. Twist pipe cleaner “body” around your finger several times to form a spiral.  You may have to cut a bit off to shorten it to fit a child’s finger.

That’s all there is to it!  An adorable set of Easter finger puppets for your little one!

easter finger puppet collection

If you’re looking for another adorable easter craft, be sure to check out our toilet roll chicks!  They’re super-easy to make and pretty darn adorable too!

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Yours in play, Jackie from Happy Hooligans

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