The Three Little Pigs – Retelling Puppets Craft and Activity

Create your own Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf story re-telling puppets and houses out of construction paper and popsicle sticks.

See the pictures below for inspiration, then create your own set!

Make Three Little Pigs Puppets:

Cut circles out of pink construction paper to make each pig’s face and body.

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Add rectangles for legs. Add Eyes, Ears, and a Curly tails made out of a thin strip of curled construction paper to each puppet. Tape a Popsicle stick to the back of each puppet.

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Draw pupils, nostrils,  and mouths with a black marker.

 

Make The Big Bad Wolf Puppet:

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The Three Little Pigs’ houses.

Take a piece of yellow construction paper and cut out a window and a door.  Decorate  it with an orange markers so it looks like a straw house.

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Use a piece of brown construction paper to make a house made of sticks.  Add details with a brown marker.

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Create a house made of bricks.  Cut out a chimney, and draw on bricks with a red marker. Add a door knob and shutters with a black marker.

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Play

Kids introduce the characters to the set and play by arranging the puppets and houses in different positions.

The Three Little Pigs and The Big Bad Wolf Puppets

 

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Kids re-telling the story of The Three Little Pigs and The Big Bad Wolf in the classroom.

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Pig Craft – Pig On A Farm

If you need a fun pig craft then this is the perfect project for you! For this barnyard craft you will be using different colors of construction paper to create a farm scene with a pig and some crows. The pig pokes his head and nose out for a cool 3D effect.

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For this craft, you will need glue bottles, construction paper in a variety of colors, and scissors.

 

First, cut out a yellow circle for your sun. Cut clouds out of white or blue construction paper. Arrange the sun and the clouds on the background
and glue them into place.

For the pig, cut three circles out of pink construction paper. Arrange the circles in order from biggest to smallest on the background.

Take a strip of construction paper and fold it into a “Z” shape.

Glue the head onto one side of the “Z” and then glue the other side of the “Z” to the nose. This creates a 3D effect of the nose popping out from the face. Do this again to connect the body to the head. You may need to use a fatter strip of paper to connect the head to the body.

The eyes are made by cutting small circles out of white construction paper. The pupils are made with black construction paper. If you fold a small piece of black construction paper in half and then cut out a very small circle, you will have two pupils of the same size. Cut out the nostrils in the same manner and glue into place.

Cut out a mouth shape with black construction paper and glue it into place.

Make ears by cutting diamond shapes out of pink construction paper and rounding the side edges. Glue these to the back of the head so that they
are poking out a bit.

Make the tail by cutting a long, thin piece of pink construction paper and rolling it up around a pen to make it curly. Tuck the tail behind the body to complete the pig.

Add construction paper grass by taking a long, thin strip of green construction paper and snipping it along one side. Try to cut about half way through. If you accidentally cut the grass in half, its okay – just paste it onto your paper in two pieces.

Finally, add some crows to complete the farm scene!

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