puppets

Dirk, a Life-Like Homeless Robot, Is an Interesting Social Experiment

Wandering through Maker Faire Nantes, Dirk begs for change and plays a tune for the onlookers. At a glance, people think he’s a real person.

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Modern-Day Gepettos Keep Marionette Making Alive

Mirek Trejtnar has researched puppets from around the world gathering techniques and knowledge that he shares with other artisans.

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Follow Along with Adam Savage as He Learns to Build a Puppet

Adam Savage gets a lesson from the experts in how to build a puppet.

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G Is for Ground: Adafruit Teaches Electronics to Kids

Adafruit has delivered another in their fantastic educational electronics series called Circuit Playground. They’re working their way through the alphabet, explaining the principals of electronics in ways that even children can understand. These videos are a great way to introduce kids to the basics (and safety information) involved with electrical components. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MwgVp0oV7A] In this […]

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DIY Toys: Clothespin Animal Puppets

DIY Toys: Clothespin Animal Puppets

Have clothespins? Make toys! These DIY clothespin animal puppets are sure to be a huge playtime hit for your creative kids. Aren’t they cute? Whip up your own set of these cheap and charming toys with this clothespin animal puppets tutorial with free printable animal templates from Delia Creates. This project definitely proves, once again, […]

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