Classroom Activities—Jolly Jester

With the help of this adorable jester puppet, students will love retelling favorite jokes and funny stories.


  • Westcott 5” Kids scissors
  • jester hat tracer
  • 3 bells
  • tagboard oval
  • felt
  • ribbon or yarn
  • permanent marker
  • crayons
  • glue
  • jumbo craft stick

Step 1
Use the tracer and permanent marker to draw the jester hat on the felt. Then cut it out.

Step 2
Glue the felt hat on the oval (head). Draw a face. Then glue the head to the craft stick.

Step 3
Cut a piece of ribbon or yarn, thread it through a bell, and tie it around a point on the hat. Repeat for the other two bells.

Step 4
Cut a longer piece of ribbon and tie it around the craft stick, just under the head, to complete the puppet.

Adult supervision is recommended when children use scissors.
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