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Glove and Finger Puppets

May be not what you expected on this website, but we feel that the puppets are something else that you might enjoy.

We are high quality character glove and finger puppets.
Please help us to find a new home. 

At the moment most of us live in a showroom in Sleaford.
We are well looked after but it is time that we move on. 

Items listed by price. 

 

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How to handle your puppets

Bringing your puppets to life – “Oh, but I could never do that!”
By following these few tips, you’ll soon convince family and friends that you’re a natural puppeteer.
  1. Insert your thumb in one paw, and the little finger in the other.  This leaves three fingers for the manipulation of the nose and/or mouth.  NOTE: even if you’re right-handed, you might find your left hand more relaxed for puppeteering (or vice-versa.)  This is a common experience, and one we can’t explain. 
  2. With the animal on one hand, hold it in the crook of your other arm.  This gives your puppet a nice nest and conceals the secret of your participation.  Remember that nothing looks more awkward (or unconvincing) than a puppet perched on the end of an extended arm and hand. 
  3. If your puppet has a snout (bears, beavers, raccoons, skunks) two twitching fingers will produce a wiggling nose. 
  4. Have your puppet crawl up your shoulder, tug at your sleeve, scratch, twist around, or hide in the crook of your arm. 
  5. For animals with tails, nest the puppet on your free arm, extending your fingers of that arm toward the elbow of your “puppet arm.”  Position your thumb under the base of the tail and move it up and down to swish the tail. 
  6. The sea otter, small panda, and cats look particularly endearing on their backs, in the crook of your arm.  From this position, have them gaze at their audience, occasionally hiding their eyes behind their paws, scratching, or nestling down for a snooze.
  7. Props like rubber balls, oranges, small mirrors, cups, or wrapped candy will awaken the natural curiosity of your animal.
  8. Insert your whole hand through the hidden sleeve of the larger, cuddly animals for animated head action.
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Mouse - White

Mice Finger Puppet
3" long

Made of soft white plush and suedecloth, this finger puppet Mouse is designed to bend with your finger the same way a real mouse bends.
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Mini Tabby Cat

Finger Puppet
Mini Tabby Cat
10cm tall

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Mini Dog

Finger Puppet
Mini Dog
10cm tall
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Kitten in Basket

15cm wide
Kitten are animated from below with your fingers.
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Puppies in Basket

Finger Puppet
15cm wide
3 puppies are animated from below
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Kitten Black & White

Hand Puppet
20cm
Is that a ball of fluff lying there so quietly? No, it's a newborn kitten that comes to life when you slip your hand inside his head and paws. Animate this puppet and he wiggles and pounces and twitches his nose, just like the real thing.
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Witch Mini

Character Hand Puppet
20cm tall
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White Mouse

Animal Hand Puppet
20cm tall
Alert and eager, this adorable rodent sits hoping for cheese, or maybe it would rather keep you company at your computer? With big ears and a movable mouth and arms, he's a small fellow who will be a big favorite.
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Girl Black Hair

Character Finger Puppet
23cm tall
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Racoon Baby

Animal Glove Puppet
23cm
This little masked critter would rather snuggle in your arms than steal food! With a bit of encouragement, you'll have it acting as curious as only a racoon can be.
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Wizard small

Character Puppet
26cm tall
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Bear Walking

Animal Character Puppet
20cm tall
Fingers move/walk the legs.
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Bears in Chest

Animal finger puppet
13cm wide
3 bears in a chest
Bears are animated from below.
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Turtle Baby

Hand Puppet
23cm long
workable mouth
Plush, plump and huggable, this Turtle puppet in dark green plush has movable feet and mouth. Grab and pull the front of his shell and he hides inside. Even though he may be shy, he won't be slow to win your affection. Larger Turtle #2021 also available.
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Turtle

Animal Hand Puppet
32cm long
workable mouth
Plush, plump and huggable, this Turtle puppet in dark green plush has movable feet and mouth. Grab and pull the front of his shell and he hides inside. Even though he may be shy, he won't be slow to win your affection. Baby Turtle #2521 also available.
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Rabbit in Hat

Animal Character Hand Puppet
34cm tall
The magician wearing this well-traveled top hat has a few tricks up his sleeve! When you poke your hand up through the velvet hat, out pops a fluffy white bunny waving his paws and twitching his nose.
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Hedgehog

Animal Hand Puppet
18cm
rolls into a ball
Don't hedge your bets! This Hedgehog puppet has places for all five digits, has a soft, short plush face and underbelly and a shaggier back and head. It can turn inside out to form the kind of ball a real hedgehog rolls into for protection from predators.
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Rat

Animal Character Puppet
Rat - grey
50cm long

This is a very realistic looking rat. Soft and cuddly and no danger to anyone. Really!.

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Shark

Animal Hand Puppet
Workable mouth
54cm
You can run but you can't swim fast enough to evade this awesome predator of the deep. Fortunately, his skin is soft velour and his teeth are vinyl, so even if he catches you, you'll feel no pain from this cuddly (but fierce!) Shark puppet.