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Sock Puppets with Daddy

My Little Dragon loves puppets.  We have a couple different puppets we play with occasionally but it was time he made his own.  I thought this would be a great activity for a Daddy Folder!

I provided everything needed inside the folder in a zip lock bag. 
  • Unmatched sock
  • Yarn (different colors to provide choice)
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Super glue
  • Googly eyes (different sizes to provide choice)
  • Pom Poms (different colors and size to provide choice)
  • Sharpie
I give the folder to Little Dragon to present to Jerry.  He is always very excited.  I also tell him he is not allowed to look until he and Jerry are sitting down together.  :D

I leave them to create together, clicking away on the camera to get a picture or two.  
When the puppet was finished Jerry took a turn talking to Little Dragon then Little Dragon tried the sock puppet on. 

Little Dragon was not occupied playing with the puppet for long but I think that is because there was only 1 puppet.  I provided multiple socks in the folder but the two of them only made the one.  
Since then I use the puppet as a visitor during circle time.  Little Dragon enjoys this remembering the special time he spent with Jerry to make it. The two of them are always happy to see each other! 


  1. Looks like so much fun! Cute photos and awesome activity!


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