Puppets

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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Look Who's Talking Animal Puppets - Set of 8
Look Who's Talking Animal Puppets - Set of 8
Item: 63576
Status: In Stock
$109.95
12 months & up. This set of eight puppets are large with extra wide mouths making them easy for everyone to use. Both children and teachers will enjoy giving voices to their favorite animal friends and making up stories for them to follow. Animals included: bear, raccoon, leopard, dog, cat, lion, fox, and rabbit.
Diversity Hand Puppets with Movable Arms and Mouths - Set of 8
Diversity Hand Puppets with Movable Arms and Mouths - Set of 8
Item: 32208
Status: In Stock
$124.95
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 »
Family & Friends Puppets - Set of 8
Family & Friends Puppets - Set of 8
Item: 63788
Status: In Stock
$124.95
18 months & up. Set includes a variety of people puppets, from children to adults, found in communities and neighborhoods throughout the country. Surface washable.
Occupation Puppets - Set of 8
Occupation Puppets - Set of 8
Item: 46167
Status: In Stock
$124.95
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.
Kaplan Kids Puppets - Set of 7
Kaplan Kids Puppets - Set of 7
Item: 46713
Status: In Stock
$124.95
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.
Puppet Stand
Puppet Stand
Item: 15201
Status: In Stock
$24.95
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 6"L x 16"W x 12.75"H. Puppets shown are not included.
Asian Family Puppets - Set of 4
Asian Family Puppets - Set of 4
Item: 10929
Status: In Stock
$62.95
$49.95
3 years & up. Attractive set of family puppets include Mother, Father, Sister and Brother. Features real working mouths to encourage self-expression and build language skills. They have permanently sewn on clothes, made of polyester and can be spot cleaned. Adult measures 10" high.
African American Family Puppet Set
African American Family Puppet Set
Item: 10927
Status: In Stock
$62.95
$49.95
3 years & up. Attractive set of family puppets include Mother, Father, Sister and Brother. Features real working mouths to encourage self-expression and build language skills. They have permanently sewn on clothes, made of polyester and can be spot cleaned. Adult measures 10" high.
Caucasian Family Puppet Set
Caucasian Family Puppet Set
Item: 10926
Status: In Stock
$62.95
$49.95
3 years & up. Attractive set of family puppets include Mother, Father, Sister and Brother. Features real working mouths to encourage self-expression and build language skills. They have permanently sewn on clothes, made of polyester and can be spot cleaned. Adult measures 10" high.
Monarch Life Cycle Hand Puppet by Folkmanis
Monarch Life Cycle Hand Puppet by Folkmanis
Item: 145373
Status: In Stock
$49.95
3 years & up. Three stages - one puppet! This Monarch Life Cycle Hand Puppet changes from caterpillar to chrysalis to an adult monarch butterfly. Utilize the zippers to tuck and reveal one stage to the next and witness the life cycle of a butterfly unfold right before your eyes! Once metamorphosis is complete, insert your hands into the wings of the adult monarch to flap its wings to simulate flight. Encourages pretend play and story-telling. Wingspan measures 22".
Puppet Stand
Puppet Stand
Item: 23052
Status: In Stock
$33.95
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. 15"L x 10.125"D x 13.75"H. Puppets not included.
Golden Retriever Puppy Hand Puppet
Golden Retriever Puppy Hand Puppet
Item: 19885
Status: In Stock
$40.95
3 years & up. Make any house a home with this life-like golden retriever puppy puppet! This adorable puppet features soft golden plush, a workable mouth, and soulful black eyes. The realistic detailing will make this pup a beloved pet as a companion for storytime, puppet shows, and all the pretend play fun. Puppet measures 17"L x 7"W x 12"H.
Turtle Plush Hand Puppet
Turtle Plush Hand Puppet
Item: 19655
Status: In Stock
$32.95
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 »
Shark Hand Puppet
Shark Hand Puppet
Item: 19654
Status: In Stock
$27.99
3 years & up. Bring your stories to life with this realistic looking hand puppet. Puppet doubles as a soft plush that is great for all sea animal loving kids to snuggle. This shark hand puppet features soft velour skin and vinyl teeth. With award-winning design, this cuddly creature is a great addition to any puppet theatre. Puppet measures 22"L x 6"W x 5"H.
Flying Squirrel Hand Puppet
Flying Squirrel Hand Puppet
Item: 19649
Status: In Stock
$21.99
3 years & up. This nocturnal wide-eyed flying-squirrel puppet is designed in ultra-soft plush in his flying position, allowing the puppeteer's hand to glide this adorable creature along. Movable front paws and tail. Puppet measures 15"L x 6"W x 2"H.
Eagle Hand Puppet
Eagle Hand Puppet
Item: 19648
Status: In Stock
$49.95
3 years & up. This striking eagle puppet features feather-like brown and white plush fabric and broad, wings can be flapped and the head is movable. His beak and talons are gold-colored velveteen. Puppet measures 14"L x 29"W x 6"H.
Baby Dutch Rabbit Hand Puppet
Baby Dutch Rabbit Hand Puppet
Item: 19645
Status: In Stock
$21.99
3 years & up. This hand puppet looks and feels like a real bunny. With cream and coffee colored markings and the design of the ears and haunches, this bunny could hop off at any moment. Bring the baby to life with its movable head and paws. Puppet measures 7"L x 5"W x 10"H.
Fox Hand Puppet
Fox Hand Puppet
Item: 19641
Status: In Stock
$46.95
3 years & up. This popular figure from folktale and fable comes to life as a puppet when you animate his muzzle. Features a moveable mouth and soft velveteen paws. Puppet measures 20"L x 5"W x11"H.
Mo Willems Elephant/Piggie & Pigeon/Duckling Finger Puppets
Mo Willems Elephant/Piggie & Pigeon/Duckling Finger Puppets
Item: 148038P
Status: In Stock
$13.95 - $26.95
3 years & up. Great friends come in small packages! The Elephant & Piggie and Pigeon & Duckling finger puppets inspire creative interactive play. Each finger puppet is made of sewn tricot with screen-printed eyes, felt wings and beaks, and have friendly screen-printed expressions. Through role play, The Elephant & Piggie and Pigeon & Duckling finger puppets encourage social skills and imagination to take flight in children of all ages! Surface wash and air dry only. Each box… More »
Parrot Hand Puppet
Parrot Hand Puppet
Item: 32054
Status: In Stock
$14.95
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.
Calico Cat Hand Puppet
Calico Cat Hand Puppet
Item: 32053
Status: In Stock
$14.95
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. Surface washable. Puppet measures 11" high.
Turtle Hand Puppet
Turtle Hand Puppet
Item: 32051
Status: In Stock
$14.95
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.
Tiny Friends Zoo Puppets - Set of 4
Tiny Friends Zoo Puppets - Set of 4
Item: 31799
Status: In Stock
$37.95
Birth & up. These plush little friends with soft fabrics and embroidered faces and eyes are sized perfectly for infants and toddlers! Each puppet is approximately 5.5" high. Machine washable. Set includes monkey, giraffe, elephant, and bear puppets.
Zoo Friends Puppet Pals - Set of 4
Zoo Friends Puppet Pals - Set of 4
Item: 31766
Status: In Stock
$25.95
2 years & up. Four adorable hand puppets make up a perfect play set to help children and caregivers to role-play together! Four simple glove puppets in a zoo animal theme make it easy and so much fun to act out scenes, practice new vocabulary, and spend quality time playing together. Great for motor skills and self-confidence, too! Made with brightly patterned, washable fabrics and built to last, these soft and sweet hand puppets are sure to be go-to toys for years to come. Enriches imaginative… More »