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.
Puppet Stand
Puppet Stand
Item: 15201
Status: In Stock
$25.95
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 12.75"H x 16"W x 6"D. Puppets shown are not included.
Standing White Rabbit Hand Puppet
Standing White Rabbit Hand Puppet
Item: 00386
Status: In Stock
$28.99
3 years & up. This charming puppet is just like the real thing, but even more cuddly! Rabbit features movable front paws and mouth, and stands up on his own! Measures 8"W x 10"L x 17"H.
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".
Playful Pets Hand Puppets
Playful Pets Hand Puppets
Item: 146162
Status: In Stock
$25.95
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.
Lana the Iguana Hand Puppet
Lana the Iguana Hand Puppet
Item: 20455
Status: In Stock
$32.99
3 years & up. Bring Lana the Iguana to life with this beautiful green Lana the Iguana Plush Puppet. Versatile and realistic, you can animate her forked tongue, jaws, and front feet. Her soft, scaly textured body is fun to touch and will never shed! She is an excellent addition to any classroom puppet theater. Use this puppet to teach children about the unique features of the iguana. Measures 32"x 6"x 12".
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.
Bobcat Finger Puppet
Bobcat Finger Puppet
Item: 24678
Status: In Stock
$10.99
3 years & up. Looking deceptively like a domestic cat, the bobcat remains wild at heart as it hunts through the night for prey. Bring the wonder of nature to your fingertips with this Bobcat Finger Puppet. 4"L x 3.5"W x 4.5"H.
Cardinal Finger Puppet
Cardinal Finger Puppet
Item: 24679
Status: In Stock
$9.99
3 years & up. This little crimson bird is waiting to perch on your hand. Bring the wonder of nature to your fingertips with this Cardinal Finger Puppet. 5.5"L x 3.5"W x 5.5"H.
Hermit Crab Hand Puppet
Hermit Crab Hand Puppet
Item: 24788
Status: In Stock
$28.99
3 years & up. Feeling crabby? This brilliantly colored crab puppet can cheer you up in a pinch with his bright orange body and soft patterned shell. This realistic hand puppet is a great addition to any puppet theatre and promotes dramatic play. Use your fingers to wiggle the legs and pincers. With award-winning design, you can even pull the puppet into its shell! Use this hermit crab puppet for storytelling and ask children if they have a pet hermit crab. 13"L x 9"W x 11"H.
Tyrannosaurus Rex Hand Puppet
Tyrannosaurus Rex Hand Puppet
Item: 26165
Status: In Stock
$42.95
He's a lean, scaly green eating machine. The giant Tyrannosaurus Rex continues to fascinate young and old alike, retaining his legendary status as king of the dinosaurs. Animate his jaws and feel the raw power of the mighty 'Rex. Ideal for stage and puppet theater, storytelling, teaching childcare, preschool, and pretend play, Your hand controls the mouth and expressions. Measures 11"L x 14"W x 15"H.
Little Turtle Hand Puppet
Little Turtle Hand Puppet
Item: 29736
Status: In Stock
$16.95
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.
Mo Willems Elephant/Piggie & Pigeon/Duckling Finger Puppets
Mo Willems Elephant/Piggie & Pigeon/Duckling Finger Puppets
Item: 148038P
Status: In Stock
$14.95 - $27.95
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 »
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.
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.
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.
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 »
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 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.
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.
Snow Leopard Cub Hand Puppet
Snow Leopard Cub Hand Puppet
Item: 34045
Status: In Stock
$74.95
3 years & up. Children discover and learn about endangered species with this beautifully crafted puppet. Features a movable forelegs and mouth. Measures 17"L x 7"W x 11"H.