Zoo Animal Stick Puppets

Print out, color and make these adorable zoo animals into easy stick puppets.
Zoo Animal Stick Puppets craft


  • Printable paper
  • Scissors
  • Colored pencils or crayons
  • Craft sticks or drinking straws
  • Glue stick


Step 1 Zoo Animal Stick Puppets 1. Choose the zoo animals that you want to print out from the following animal sets:
  • Jungle or Rainforest Animals - binturong, chimpanzee, crocodile, elephant, frog, gorilla, okapi, orangutan, pygmy hippo, jaguar, sloth, snake, sun bear, tapir, tiger, toucan
  • Polar Animals - Arctic fox, Arctic hare, caribou, elephant seal, killer whale, penguin, polar bear, seal
  • Safari or African Savanna Animals - baboon, cheetah, elephant, giraffe, hyena, impala, lion, rhinoceros, zebra
  • Sea Animals - coral reef fishes, crab, dolphin, jellyfish, octopus, seahorse, shark, sea turtle, starfish, whale
Step 2 Zoo Animal Stick Puppets 2. Color the animals.
Step 3 Zoo Animal Stick Puppets 3. Cut them out.
Step 4 Zoo Animal Stick Puppets 4. Glue or tape a craft stick or drinking straw at the back of each paper animal. Once the glue dries, your zoo animal stick puppets are ready to use!

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