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Here is a great way to make a simple mouth puppet with a clothes peg and some card board;
1; Sketch a head with the bottom jaw separate from the head.

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2. Whack the sketch onto a light box and transfer it onto card and ink. If you haven’t got a light box then either make one (I’ll show you how I made mine in a later post), or sketch the head in pencil straight onto card and then go over in ink and rub the pencil out. The beauty of using a light box is you can make duplicates and have them facing left and right.

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3. Cut the head out, find some double sided sticky tape and get your clothes peg ready.

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4. Paint the clothes peg black. I used acrylic paint. Leave to dry.

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5. Attach the double sided tape onto each side where the head and jaw are going to attach. Peel the paper bit off to reveal the double sticky side.

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6. Attach the cut out cardboard head and jaw.

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7. Play with it and make more characters. Maybe write a play and act it out!

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