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Lesson 9: Adding Craft Item Details to Sculpture Puppets


We will choose and add craft details to our sculptures. Students will understand that adding details gives more information about their character.

Grade Level



Paper Mâché, Sculpture

  • Unit & Lessons


  • Tacky glue
  • Scissors
  • Beads
  • Yarn
  • String
  • White clay
  • Felt
  • Cotton
  • Buttons
  • Model Magic
  • Wood pieces


Step 1

Look at craft materials (beads, yarn, string, white clay, felt, cotton, buttons, Model Magic, wood pieces, etc.). As a group, discuss their shapes, and how they could be used.

Step 2

Demonstrate adding craft details. Show how different objects need to be attached.

Step 3

Have students select craft materials and add additional details to their puppets.


Students will introduce their puppet to the class using a special voice for their character and answering the following questions:

What is your character’s name? 
What does your character like to do? 
What would your character like to say? 

Writing Prompt (Optional):

Students will continue writing their final pieces.

My character’s name is _______.
My character wants _______.
My character feels _______.
My character can/cannot _______.