Improve your Child's Brain Using Puppets Puppets are one of the greatest objects of entertainment. Puppets were first introduced in Greece to replace the supporting actors in the theater to reduce the cost of staging the show. Now puppet shows are widely used to communicate various matters to the society and also as an educational tool for kids. Kids as well as adults around the world enjoy puppet shows. There are puppets patterned as animals, birds, humans, etc. There are simple to complex puppets used for different purposes. The simplest form of puppets are the hand puppets. It is easy to make different forms of puppets using paint, markers, papers, fabric pieces, glue, beads, and buttons or any other material. The different types of puppets are sock puppets, paper plate puppets, paper cup puppet, Popsicle stick puppet, spoon puppet, fabric puppet, string puppet, etc. You can use your imagination to create the best puppets for entertainment. Children are usually fascinated by the puppet shows and they love to play with puppets. It is easy to make the information reach the children using the puppets. Children can be educated through the use of puppets without even making them aware that they are learning. Puppetry provides a visual learning experience for children as well as for adults. Animal puppets are liked by very small children especially. Creating puppets using soft materials like socks, felt, and wool will make them comfortable for the children to handle and play. Here are the guidelines for making some easy puppets that children will love to play with.