March 29, 2023

Elephants are the world’s largest land mammal. They use their superb trunks for many jobs, like ingesting water or showering cool mud on themselves. In addition they use their trunks the best way we use our palms; to select up objects and set them down. Cool!

Use your elephant sock puppet for a enjoyable playtime exercise or as an early math instructing device. Arrange some peanuts on the desk and see what number of the elephant can accumulate, counting as you drop them in a bowl. We’d love to listen to your elephant sounds whereas taking part in together with your new elephant sock puppet. 

Belongings you’ll want

Elephant Sock Puppets
  • Paper plates
  • Building paper, black and pink
  • Markers
  • Gray craft paint
  • Paint brush
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Espresso cup
  • Gray adult-sized sock
  • Stapler or double sided tape
  • Googly eyes


Elephant Sock Puppets

First, paint the underside of two paper plates with the gray craft paint. Attempt matching the gray paint to your chosen sock for a sensible impact. Set the paper plates apart to dry.

Elephant Sock Puppets

As soon as dry, place a espresso cup top-side down onto the unpainted aspect of one of many plates. Place it within the centre in the direction of the underside, and hint round it with a marker. Subsequent, draw a circle inside your circle, leaving about ¼ inch inside the sting. 

Elephant Sock Puppets

Grownup half: rigorously pierce the centre of the circle and lower out the smaller circle. 

Elephant Sock Puppets

Subsequent, lower one inch down from the highest of your espresso cup. 

Elephant Sock Puppets

Place the highest of the lower espresso cup contained in the sock with the rib of the cup and sock opening on the similar finish. 

Elephant Sock Puppets

Place the sock contained in the paper plate gap from the unpainted aspect. Push the sock nostril by means of the paper plate till the espresso cup rim and the plate join. 

Elephant Sock Puppets

Now let’s make some elephant ears! Reduce the second paper plate in half. Spherical the perimeters to make ear shapes. 

Elephant Sock Puppets

Connect the ears to the paper plate face with staples or double sided tape. 

Elephant Sock Puppets

Glue the eyes in place. You too can lower paper and make a crescent formed pink mouth. Attempt utilizing black paper for eyebrows and eyelashes. Cute! 

For extra enjoyable with elephants, watch Right here Comes The Hearth Truck! 

You possibly can even make the Right here Comes The Hearth Truck Play Set Craft! 

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