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If You Give a Moose a Muffin is one of the favorite books around our house. I made a moose sock puppet for when I read the book to the boys. Though now they mostly like to chase each other around with it and pretending to eat muffins.
Today I’m going to show you how to make this fun little puppet!
- Sock – I buy white socks from the dollar store and use this method to dye them.
- Felt: light grey, dark brown, and red
- 2 black buttons for eyes (you can use black felt if you’d rather)
- Pattern pieces
- Needle and thread
- Hot Glue gun
Download and print out your pattern pieces here.
Cut out your felt. I made the antlers grey, the face and ears dark brown, the outer eyes white, and the tongue red. Trim the excess off your sock.
Stitch each of your two antlers together. I used the blanket stitch for mine. You can find a handy tutorial here if you don’t know how to do a blanket stitch.
And if you’d rather not hassle with it, you can just hot glue your antlers together.
Glue the face on. You want the face a couple inches up from the end of your sock so you have room for the mouth to move. Add your eyes. (You can see I already have attached the antlers on here. Adding the face first helps you decide where to best put the antlers and ears.)
Sew the antlers on just above the face. You want them sewn on opposite sides of the sock. Attach the ears in front of them.
Glue on the tongue underneath, close to the tip of the sock.
And there you go – a fun moose puppet!
Do your kids enjoy If You Give a Moose a Muffin?