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This mummy has just been woken up from a 2,000 year nap and he is hungry. Get ready for a mummy-ficent crafting adventure that's both eerie and fun! In this DIY Mummy Paper Puppet Craft tutorial, we'll guide you through the process of creating your very own spooktacular mummy puppet. It's a project perfect for Halloween or anytime you want to add a touch of the supernatural to your creative endeavors. With just a few materials and some imagination, you'll be amazed at how quickly this mummy puppet comes to life.
Mummy Puppet Template
White cardstock paper
Markers, crayons or colored pencils
To begin your craft you need to download the mummy paper puppet template. This download is available to all members for FREE! You heard me correctly, memberships are free to join for everyone who is 18 years an older! Click on the link to signup and to find the Mummy Paper Puppet template.
Once, you have downloaded the Mummy Puppet Template, print it on 8.5x11 white cardstock paper and color it in with crayons, markers or colored pencils.
Assembling Your Mummy Paper Puppet:
I've provided comprehensive step-by-step instructions to assist you in assembling your Mummy Paper Puppet. While I've made every effort to illustrate the process with photographs, there is a video tutorial featuring a similar puppet, the Pirate Paper Puppet in a different post. The assembly process for both puppets shares many similarities, and watching the video can be a great way to resolve any lingering questions.
Step 1: Cut
Using scissors, cut out each of the shapes.
Step 3: Fold on the dotted line!
Fold on all of the dotted lines. Start with the head by folding the mouth in half. You do this by aligning the glue tabs together and creasing down on the center of the mouth to get the fold. Then fold all four glue tabs on the dotted line. Then fold the top and bottom lips. Last of all fold the glue tabs on the ears and the two white strips.
Step 3: Assemble the Mummy!
Glue the pieces together to bring your puppet to life. Start by glueing the legs to the body. Then glue the four glue tabs located on the main body to the back of the mouth at the "jaw line". Then glue the ears to the side of the head. Allow for the glue to completely dry before glueing the next pieces together.
Flip it upside down and glue the two paper strips in an arch on the upper and lower part of the jaws. These strips of paper will make it so your hands stay in the puppet and gives you the ability to open and close the bat's mouth.
There you have it! A Mummy Paper Puppet! Embrace the spooky delight of this creative craft as your mummy puppet comes to life with every move. Let your imagination run wild, and perhaps, let it out of it's tomb. Now, it's time to put on a spooktacular show, full of eerie adventures. Happy crafting, and don't forget to check out these other magical puppets.
If you enjoyed crafting this Mummy paper puppet, you're in for a treat! Make sure to check out these other Halloween crafts that will surely add more spook and creativity to your festivities. From wickedly delightful bat to ghostly surprises, there's a plethora of hauntingly fun crafts waiting for you. Unleash your imagination and have a fa-boo-lous time creating these eerie projects. Happy crafting and have a 'boo-tiful' Halloween season!