Tag Archives: hand puppets

Folkmanis Puppets’ Raccoon in a Garbage Can

The latest Folkmanis hand puppet to come my way is the Raccoon in a Garbage Can, which seems appropriate — garbage cans are one of raccoons’ favorite places. (Trust me — I know this from personal experience. I also know … Continue reading

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Folkmanis Puppets’ Rat In a Tin Can

I seem to have another Folkmanis puppet lurking around, this one the Rat In a Tin Can. The Folkmanis website describes him as being ready for a playful picnic (note the napkin in one paw). However, it seemed to me … Continue reading

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Folkmanis Puppets: Basset Hound

Basset hounds seem to generate the kind of passion normally reserved for sports teams, and looking at Folkmanis’ Basset Hound puppet, it’s easy to see why. This little guy (well, not so little — 14 inches from nose to rump) … Continue reading

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Folkmanis Puppets: Piglet

My second Folkmanis puppet is the Piglet. I have to confess, as I sat here looking at him reclining on my bed — he’s rather large, about 14 inches from nose to curly tail (not corkscrew curly, but it’s making … Continue reading

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Folkmanis Puppets: Little Hedgehog

Well, I finally got my first Folkmanis puppet to review, and appropriately enough, it’s the Little Hedgehog — and let me tell you, he’s a real charmer. The construction is up to Folkmanis’ usual standard. The body is covered in … Continue reading

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Folkmanis Puppets: Baby Sea Otter

Well, another cutie from Folkmanis came across my desk — or maybe I should say, “swam” across my desk: it’s their Baby Sea Otter hand puppet, and it’s a real cutie. As is the norm with Folkmanis, the workmanship and … Continue reading

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Folkmanis Puppets: Alpaca

I have another puppet from Folkmanis — the Alpaca. It strikes me as rather odd to make an alpaca puppet, but this one is not without its charm. First off, it’s a very woolly little critter, and fairly large — … Continue reading

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