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Perfect for supporting growing imaginations, Kaplan has a puppet for every home or classroom need. From plush woodland animals and friendly community helpers to finger puppets and diverse representations of children and families, our puppets enrich classroom environments and promote learning through imaginative play.

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Image of Occupation Puppets - Set of 8
Occupation Puppets - Set of 8
Item: 46167
Status: In Stock
$134.95
12 months & up. Excellent for creative role-play, career, and cultural awareness activities. These 8 puppets have appropriate outfits which illustrate different occupations. Set includes: doctor, chef, fireman, postal worker, construction worker, farmer, veterinarian, and policeman.
Image of African Animal Finger Puppets
African Animal Finger Puppets
Item: 86651
Status: In Stock
$47.95
12 months & up. Set of six finger puppets represent the most beloved African animals. Each has an elastic fitting inside to keep them on your finger and are great for hours of creative play. Includes 6 finger puppets: crocodile, giraffe, lion, monkey, elephant, and zebra. Animals have full bodies and measure 6"L.
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Puppet Stand
Item: 23052
Status: In Stock
$44.95
Display up to nine puppets at graduated heights for easy selection at storytime. Add this convenient puppet stand to any dramatic play area to display all the puppet options for your children. The wire design has rounded wire prongs which won't tear fabric or scratch fingers. With this puppet stand children can always see the smiling faces of their puppet companions. Puppet Stand measures 13.75"L x 6"W x 15"H. Puppets not included.
Image of Diversity Puppets - Set of 8
Diversity Puppets - Set of 8
Item: 32208
Status: In Stock
$134.95
2 years & up. These puppets are a great way for children of all ages to learn about diversity through interaction and play. This set of eight puppets represents four multicultural groups of children with aspects of their culture represented in their clothing designs. Use these puppets in the classroom for a fun lesson about diversity and inclusion. For further learning, discuss the cultures these puppets represent and the history of their clothing. Puppets measure 12" long and are 10"… More »
Image of Kaplan Kids Puppets - Set of 7
Kaplan Kids Puppets - Set of 7
Item: 46713
Status: In Stock
$134.95
2 years & up. Come join the fun as you learn with the Kaplan Kids. Add excitement to circle time, storytelling, language lessons and more. Our adorable puppets have their own personalities plus they include diversity and inclusion. Each puppet is 14" long with a working mouth, and movable arms and legs. They have permanently stitched features and are made of soft plush durable polyester that is easy to clean and maintain.
Image of Old MacDonald Book and Finger Puppet Set
Old MacDonald Book and Finger Puppet Set
Item: 32371
Status: In Stock
$25.95
18 months & up. These six interactive finger puppets accompany the Old Macdonald board book to engage children and bring this classic song to life.
Image of Woodland Animals Finger Puppets - Set of 6
Woodland Animals Finger Puppets - Set of 6
Item: 86584
Status: In Stock
$46.95
12 months & up. Set of six finger puppets represent the most beloved woodland animals. Each has an elastic fitting inside to keep them on your finger and are great for hours of creative play. Includes fox, squirrel, gray wolf, frog, rabbit, and field mouse. Animals have full bodies and measure 6"L.
Image of Bird of Paradise Hand Puppet
Bird of Paradise Hand Puppet
Item: 300904
Status: In Stock
$23.95
$18.95
18 months & up. This bright bird encourages imaginative play, language development and creativity. The puppet has a wonderful face, long pile, and beautiful finishes along with a squawk and full working mouth!
Image of Old MacDonald's Farm Finger Puppets - Set of 6
Old MacDonald's Farm Finger Puppets - Set of 6
Item: 63626
Status: In Stock
$18.95
18 months & up. Encourage dramatic play and fine motor skills with these easy to grip Old MacDonald's Farm Finger Puppets. These farm animals are great props for interactive storytelling. Have children make the noises of each animal as they use them. This six-piece finger puppet set includes five farm animals (pig, chicken, sheep, horse, and cow) and a farmer. Great to use with the nursery rhyme "Old MacDonald Had a Farm". The set is made from soft vinyl. Farmer is 3"L.
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Puppet Stand
Item: 15201
Status: In Stock
$34.95
This light wood colored stand is perfect for any classroom to display their prized puppets. Up to 8 puppets can be held on the wooden stand. Ideal for organizing smaller spaces or storing your group of puppets. Minor assembly is required. Stand measures 16"L x 6"W x 12.75"H. Puppets shown are not included.
Image of Wooden 6 Puppet Portable Tiered Stand
Wooden 6 Puppet Portable Tiered Stand
Item: 88033
Status: In Stock
$46.95
Our Tiered Puppet Stand is an accessible, effective organizer of any classroom´┐Żs puppets. Puppets provide educators with a fun, engaging way to teach concepts or give directions, and they enable children to tell stories, which will spark their imaginations and strengthen their language skills. This puppet stand will help teachers keep their puppets organized and ensure puppet play is fun and relaxing for everyone. Measures 12"L x 6"W x 10"H.
Image of Safari Animal Puppets - Set of 6
Safari Animal Puppets - Set of 6
Item: 63786
Status: In Stock
$61.95
18 months & up. These exciting hand puppets realistically represented animals from the jungle. The Safari Animal Puppets promotes dexterity, fine motor skills, and dramatic play. Use these puppets during an interactive storytime or an engaging lesson about safari animals. Encourage children to identify the animals and make their sounds as they create stories to act out. Set of 6 puppets includes zebra, giraffe, toucan, elephant, monkey, and lion. 9"L. Surface washable.
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Imagination Playstand
Item: 37926
Status: In Stock
$249.95
3 years & up. Inspire imagination with a beautiful, colorful playstand. Children will use the included primary-colored chiffon fabrics to drape over the top, creating a vibrant background for play with light and shadows, dramatic play, puppet shows and collaborative activities along the wide shelf. Entire playstand measures 36"W x 36"H x 14"D. Clean with mild soap and water. Do not use cleansers, bleach, etc. Some assembly required.
Image of Turtle Plush Hand Puppet
Turtle Plush Hand Puppet
Item: 19655
Status: In Stock
$45.99
3 years & up. Plush, plump and huggable, this turtle puppet in bright green plush has movable mouth and feet. Grab and pull the front of his shell and he'll hide inside. This turtle may be shy, but he won't be slow to win your affection. Puppets foster interaction, inspire expression, and nurture cooperation. Puppetry also helps children explore cause and effect and fine motor skills. Use this Turtle Plush Hand Puppet as a prop for storytime or add it to any dramatic play area in your classroom.… More »
Image of Mini Bugs Finger Puppets - Set of 5
Mini Bugs Finger Puppets - Set of 5
Item: 86586
Status: In Stock
$38.95
12 months & up. Set of five finger puppets represent some of the most common bugs you would find in the backyard. Each has an elastic fitting inside to keep them on your finger and are great for hours of creative play. Includes bumblebee, butterfly, caterpillar, spider, and ladybug. Bugs have full bodies and measure 6"L.
Image of Playful Pets Hand Puppets
Playful Pets Hand Puppets
Item: 146162
Status: In Stock
$32.95
2 years & up. Have fun role-playing together with these friendly animal hand-puppets by Melissa & Doug®. Set features 4 soft pet-themed hand puppets with fun patterns and adorable stitched detailing. Machine washable. Size: Approximately 14"H. Included: 4 hand puppets: kitten, puppy, parrot, and rabbit.
Image of Border Collie Finger Puppet
Border Collie Finger Puppet
Item: 86593
Status: In Stock
$7.95
12 months & up. This fluffy border collie finger puppet represents a beloved house pet. It has an elastic fitting inside to keep it on your finger and is great for hours of creative play. Dog has a full body and measures 6" high.
Image of Little Turtle Hand Puppet
Little Turtle Hand Puppet
Item: 29736
Status: In Stock
$19.95
3 years & up. This Little Turtle is a slow and steady friend with a lot of personality. He has a movable mouth and front legs. Measures 5"L x 6"W x 7"H.
Image of Old MacDonald Song Mitt
Old MacDonald Song Mitt
Item: 32582
Status: In Stock
$14.95
12 months & up. Designed to fit an adults' hand, song mitts are perfect for using with young children. Provides hours of fun with songs that children enjoy singing. Comes with a card showing the rhyme.
Image of Turtle Hand Puppet
Turtle Hand Puppet
Item: 32051
Status: In Stock
$19.95
3 years & up. A soft, cuddly hand puppet that is always ready for fun and adventure! What better way to teach children compassion and support them emotionally then by having a "friend" to talk to and to love in the classroom. Features a mouth that opens and closes. Surface washable. Puppet measures 12" high.
Image of Ginger Cat Finger Puppet
Ginger Cat Finger Puppet
Item: 86621
Status: In Stock
$7.95
12 months & up. This sweet ginger cat finger puppet represents a beloved house pet. It has an elastic fitting inside to keep it on your finger and is great for hours of creative play. Cat has a full body and measures 6" high.
Image of Plush Bigmouth Tiger Hand Puppets
Plush Bigmouth Tiger Hand Puppets
Item: 62376
Status: In Stock
$16.95
12 months & up. Add another friendly face to your dramatic play area with this soft Plush Bigmouth Tiger Hand Puppets for Dramatic Play and Interactive Reading. This large, 12 inch puppets has realistic features and an easily moveable mouth. Puppets are great for promoting imagination, literacy, hand-eye coordination, creativity, fine motor skills. Encourage your children to mimic the sound tigers make. The plush material is surface washable.
Image of Baby Raccoon Hand Puppet
Baby Raccoon Hand Puppet
Item: 89443
Status: In Stock
$27.99
3 years & up. This little masked bandit will come to life with a little imagination and its movable head and arms. Measures 10"L x 5"W x 4"H.
Image of Nursery Rhymes Song Mitts
Nursery Rhymes Song Mitts
Item: 32347
Status: In Stock
$39.95
12 months & up. 12 months & up. Bring nursery rhymes to life with these fun character mitts. Designed to fit an adults' hand, these song mitts are perfect for using with young children. Provides hours of fun with songs that children enjoy singing. Comes with a card showing the rhyme. Includes: "Ten In a Bed" Song Mitt, "Ten In a Bed" Song Card, "Old MacDonald Had a Farm" Song Mitt and Finger Puppet, and "Old MacDonald Had a Farm" Song Card.