Indoor Camping Puppet Theater
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Indoor Camping Puppet Theater

Make the most of your indoor camping adventure by putting on your own puppet show. Felt, markers and a bit of imagination is all it takes. Don't forget to make your own puppets as well.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Science Tri-fold Display Board
  • Kunin™ Felt Package - Green
  • Kunin™ Felt Squares - Lime Green, Kelly Green and Hunger Green
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Chalkboard Markers - Brown, Blue and Green
  • Craft Paint - Blue, Brown and White
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Paint Roller
  • X-ACTO® Knife (Adult Use Only)
  • Ruler
  • Low Heat Glue Gun (Adult Use Only)
  • Paintbrush

Project Instructions

Step 1 Lay presentation board open on protected flat surface.

Step 2 Use the X-ACTO® knife to cut a 14"x10" piece from board as an opening to the puppet theater. Use image as a guide.

Step 3 Use paint roller and paint entire board blue. Let dry.

Step 4 Paint the tree trunks brown and clouds white. Let dry.

Step 5 Cut leaf shapes from green felts and glue to trees as desired.

Step 6 Use the inside piece of cardboard you cut from display to make sign for top of opening.

Step 7 Paint the sign brown and write message on board. Glue to top opening of theater.

Step 8 Cut piece of green felt large enough to cover opening of theater. Glue to top back of theater.


Mom & Dad: This project uses an X-ACTO® Knife and Hot Glue Gun. Please do not let the kids use these tools!