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How to Build a Pumpkin Puppet's Moveable Mouth

Updated on October 15, 2015
Jaw and teeth glued in 3 parts. Painted with acrylic paint.
Jaw and teeth glued in 3 parts. Painted with acrylic paint.
I use a pumpkin drink bottle from the dollar store. I cut out the mouth area to fit the mouth into. It is afixed to a pivot made from an orange stick.
I use a pumpkin drink bottle from the dollar store. I cut out the mouth area to fit the mouth into. It is afixed to a pivot made from an orange stick.

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Pumpkin puppet mouth instruction part 1

What you need to make pumpkins mouth

Items you will need for this project

Magic marker

Hot glue gun and glue sticks

Orange sticks

Nail(for making holes)or sub a drill if you have one

Exacto knife or carpet cutter to cut out eyes and mouth area

Scissors for trimming areas of mouth and foam

Fishing line .008 inch

Craft foam in 8 x 11 letter size(color white)you can buy these at Walmart or a dollar store.

Further instructions in the videos. Have fun making your puppet!!!

Please be very very careful using knife and scissors. If your a child please get assistance from an adult.


Pumpkin puppet mouth instruction part 2

Pumpkin puppet mouth instruction part 3

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      Brian Smedley 21 months ago from Fredonia, Ks

      Your welcome tomasz. I will be posting the pterodactyl slideshow on stage32.

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      Tomasz 21 months ago

      Awesome stuff. Thanks for sharing.