Who else adores the appearance of cheeky elves at Christmas time? Now kids can bring their own elf to life with this adorable Christmas Elf Finger Puppet Craft.
This Christmas elf craft comes with a free printable template so they are really easy to make. You can use the elf puppet template in two ways; colouring it in or tracing around it onto coloured card.
When you’ve made your elf puppets pop your fingers through the holes to make them hop, skip and dance about! What sort of mischief will your elves get up to?
Elf Finger Puppet Craft Tutorial
Supplies To Make Christmas Elf Puppets
- Free Printable Template (Get yours at the end of this tutorial.)
- Cardstock – Red, Green, White
- Skin Tone Cardstock
- Wiggle Eyes
- Pom Poms- Red, White
- Hole Puncher
- Marker Pen
How To Make A Cheeky Christmas Elf Puppet Craft
1 – Print the free printable template and cut out the pieces. (Get yours at the bottom of this post. )
2 – Either Colour the pieces in or trace around them onto coloured card. Green for the body and hat, brown for the elf’s face and ears, red for the thin rectangles and white for the large rectangle.
3 – Cut the coloured shapes out and concertina fold the elf’s hat.
4 – Glue on the red stripes at the bottom of the elf’s body and cut two finger holes with your craft punch.
5 – Glue the elf’s ears and face below the hat.
6 – Glue a white pom pom onto the top of his hat.
7 – Finish off your Christmas Elf Finger Puppet craft by glueing on some wiggle eyes, a red pom pom nose and drawing a cheeky elf smile!
Now your elf finger puppets are ready to help Santa or perhaps get up to some mischief!
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