Practical Hand Puppets

A hand puppet can bring a smile to a grouchy toddler's face, and doesn't have to be anything elaborate — just a napkin and a character voice will do.

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The Baby: Open up a napkin and tie a knot in one corner. This forms the baby's head. If there's a tail of cloth above the knot, you can tuck it in or call it the baby's hair.
Illustration by MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff