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Out of the Deep Blue: Make Your Own Puppet @ Home - Tutorial 5

Wed 20 January 2021

Tutorial 5: Make a long-legged lockdown bird

Puppeteer Ben Thompson will show you how to make the final puppet in our web series designed by Samuel Wyer... 🐔 A lesser-spotted long-legged lockdown bird (a silly marionette with a lot of possibilities) 

♻️ You will need:

  • Thin Card (like a cereal box)
  • 1 x Large Plate 
  • 1 x Small Plate 
  • 4 x Plastic Bottle Tops 
  • 2 x Kebab Skewers 
  • Coloured Paper/Pictures from a magazine 
  • Glue Marker 
  • Pen 
  • Pencil 
  • Blutack/Plasticine 
  • Tape 
  • Scissors 
  • String

We would love to see your puppet creations! We invite you and your families to join the ‘Out of the Deep Blue’ online community of homemade puppets and storytellers. Please use the form below to share your videos with us and make sure to post them on social media using #outofthedeepblue