Made to look like a human, animal or mythical figure, a hand puppet is a type of puppet that is controlled by the hand or hands that will occupy the interior of the puppet. .Puppets has been around since fifth century BC. Pupating culture used puppets for many purposes: to entertain, to inform and as political satires. It is considered as the oldest art form of expressionism. We announce latest rankings of best Hand Puppet. We researched countless popular items & selected the Top 10. Before you buy, please check full rankings carefully for the best choice. Do not miss Hand Puppet Buying Guide also.
Melissa & Doug 9081 Zoo Friends (Set of 4)
This quartet of simple hand puppets (elephant, giraffe, tiger, and monkey) is a great way to lend a hand to kids who are learning to express themselves. Puppet play inspires countless creative stories and amazing imaginary adventures.
- Machine washable.
- Made of quality, long-lasting material.
- Sized to fit adults and children.
Melissa & Doug 9080 Farm Friends (Set of 4)
This set features four themed fabric puppets (farm friends include a sheep, cow, horse, and pig) that are machine washable and made of quality, long-lasting material. Sized to fit both adults and children, these puppets are perfect for role-playing and story-telling.
- Soft stuffed-plush heads encourage cuddles.
- Terrific for self-confidence.
- Invaluable booster for motor skills and communication skills.
Archie McPhee 12530 Handicorn Finger Puppets
This set of five finger puppets (four hooves and unicorn head) takes your humdrum human hand and terrifically transforms it into a unicorn! The hooves are 2 inch (5.1 cm), head is 2-1/2 inch (6.4 cm).
- Slip on easily.
- One size fits all.
- Soft vinyl puppets.
Melissa & Doug 3899 Pirate Puppet
This adventurous pirate puppet can arrange an ocean voyage in your child's imagination. It can ignite a sense of wonder in all children so they can discover themselves, their passions, and their purpose.
- Face is expressive and easy to manipulate.
- Includes gesture rod for right or left hand.
- Well built.
Melissa & Doug 2555 Construction Worker
Use one hand to manipulate the construction worker puppet's mouth and facial expressions, and the other to gesture with the wooden arm rod. It has a permanent hard plastic hat.
- Whimsically designed to inspire 'animated' play.
- Durably constructed.
- Detachable rod is suitable for lefties or righties.
Folkmanis 3033 Funny Frog Puppet
Ready for mischief, the Funny Frog puppet begs for your attention with expressive eyes and wide open smile. Donned in a hip, chartreuse, textured fabric all the way to his gangly feet, this comical character comes to life with movable mouth and front legs.
- Made using the highest quality materials.
- Comfortably slips over the hand.
- Award winning design.
Aurora 32026 T Rex Dinosaur, 10 inch Puppet
This epic T-Rex Dinosaur is a must-choose for those who are looking for something with a bit of charisma about them, made to give you a really creative looking dinosaur design that is going to last for many years to come.
- Fine plush fabric.
- Realistic styling.
Melissa & Doug 2552 Firefighter Puppet
Melissa & Doug 2552 Firefighter Hand Puppet features a detachable rod that is suitable for lefties or righties. One hand can manipulate the puppet's mouth and facial expressions while gesturing with the removable wooden rod with the other.
- Protective hard hat.
- Reflective coat.
- Plastic, polyester.
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Folkmanis 2236 Snowy Owl Puppet
This Snowy Owl puppet has been a long-standing Folkmanis favorite for kids, parents, and naturalists for almost 30 years. It's recently been gaining popularity with fantasy play fans, and was featured in a small role in the critically acclaimed 2014 film, 'Boyhood.'
- 360 degree turning head.
- Playful, engaging versatility.
- Interactive fun.
A bit of history
Hand Puppet Buying Guide
In ancient cultures, objects found in nature as animal bones, branches, flowers, rocks and other inanimate objects were given voice and movement to signify the co-existence of gods and men. Hand and finger puppets wore masks to represent religious figure were used in many cultures.