Flannel Friday: Finger Puppet Glove

Today, I present my finger puppet glove. I used to have a puppet mitt at my last library and I found I really missed have that resource here. So I made my own!

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This was easily done with four simple things:

1. A hot glue gun
2. Magic stretch gloves
3. Felt stickers (I don’t know why only the owls are available online…)
4. Velcro dots

To get the gloves ready, I hot-glued a Velcro dot to each finger. I did originally try just Tacky Glue and the dot did come off after a few uses. To make sure the hot glue didn’t go through the thin layer of the glove, I used a piece of cardboard and kept it inside where the finger should go.

To make the felt stickers work with the glove, I used the back on the sticker as my pattern. I cut a piece of felt the size of the sticker, sewed a Velcro dot onto the back and glued the felt piece to the back of the sticker.

I wound up doing five different sets: monkeys, frogs, owls, birds, and snowflakes:

All in all, a little bit of a time consuming project, but highly cost-effective!


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14 comments on “Flannel Friday: Finger Puppet Glove

  1. itsybitsymom
    August 8, 2014 at 11:27 am #

    I LOVE this! I don’t have space for a flannel board in the room I use for my baby/toddler Story Times – this is the perfect solution! Thanks!

  2. ritusundaram
    August 8, 2014 at 6:22 pm #

    Love this idea!!! So convenient for going out with kids (just store in your purse). Doing this this weekend!!

  3. Erin
    September 19, 2014 at 2:59 pm #

    This is such a fabulous idea! I have seen the gloves before but had never even considered using felt stickers, they are super cute too. Thanks for the fantastic idea! I love your blog!

  4. renee
    January 14, 2015 at 2:24 pm #

    I just love your ideas thanks for sharing

    • Katie
      January 14, 2015 at 6:53 pm #

      Thank you for reading!

  5. Chelsea
    August 22, 2016 at 2:50 am #

    I absolutely love this project and made it to take on the plane with us. It was quick and super cute. Thank you so much for posting this idea! You could do so many stories and songs with this!

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