Free Finger Puppet Patterns {Links With Love}

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Free finger puppet patterns? I love finger puppets and who doesn’t love free patterns?! Create a finger puppet of your favorite character to accompany story time or stick a set of finger puppets in your purse for a quick on-the-go quiet time activity.

More than 20 free finger puppet patterns to download and sew today

Finger Puppets from Felt With Love Designs

Baby Shark Finger Puppet Free Pattern and Tutorial

Ocean Exploration Finger Puppets Tutorial and Free Pattern - Felt With Love Designs

  • Ocean Finger Puppets – Set 2 – The second set contains a tutorial and free pattern for creating an eel, seahorse, pelican, lobster, and manta ray!

Ocean Exploration Finger Puppets Tutorial and Free Pattern Set 2 - Felt With Love Designs

  • Halloween character finger puppets – While there isn’t a free pattern yet, these guys are too cute not to share with you all (again.)
  • Puppy finger puppets – I created these little guys from a free pattern I found on Pinterest. They were the first set of finger puppets (and one of our other most-loved posts) we shared here!

Puppy Dog Finger Puppets + Free Pattern - Pinterest Projects - Felt With Love Designs

Woodland Creatures Finger Puppet PDF Sewing Pattern - Felt With Love Designs

Newsletter Exclusive Teddy Bear Finger Puppet - Felt With Love Designs

Other Adorable Finger Puppet Patterns

felt finger puppet patterns - crayon finger puppet set

  • Precious patterns shares an adorable set of crayon finger puppets – perfect for practicing colors!
  • Floral Blossom has a lot of fun and creative finger puppet patterns. We made our finger puppets from her dog pattern
  • Precious patterns has a set of 5 little monkeys finger puppets. Finger puppet sets that go with books or songs are an awesome way to make the songs and stories come to life!

Free Finger Puppet Patterns

After making the puppy finger puppets, I went on a search for other free finger puppet patterns and compiled a list of my favorites! Send me a link if you find any other free patterns that should be added to the list.

  • The Purl Bee – I love the combination of white and bright spring colors in these bunny finger puppets. I made these for Easter and we love them! The free pattern and tutorial were extremely easy to follow. My set of 6 were finished during Monkey’s nap!


Kermit from the Muppets free finger puppet pattern

  • Craftiness is not Optional – Free finger puppet patterns to accompany Tacky the Penguin (If you haven’t read this yet, I highly recommend it. It’s one of our favorites!) We LOVE anything that brings stories to life and I can’t wait to make a set of these to go along with our copy of the book  (and the sequel!) Although she doesn’t include a pattern, she also made some cute Star Wars finger puppets you should check out.

Tacky the Penguin Finger puppet Free Pattern

  • Nichole Heady – A tutorial and free pattern for a lion, hippo, and monkey finger puppet. The hippo is probably my favorite. So cute!

Hippo, Lion, and Monkey free finger puppet patterns

Funky Alien Free Finger Puppet Pattern

  • Bright Apple Blossom – Eight different animals including a bear, lion, frog, cat, dog, peacock, monkey, and pig (and an update with a giraffe – not pictured) are included in this free finger puppet pattern!  She also shared some paper animal finger puppet Valentine’s for download that could easily make cute templates for a felt version!

bear, lion, frog, cat, dog, peacock, monkey, and pig free finger puppet patterns

  • Homemade by Jill – A free pattern for finger Puppets to go along with the Monkeys and Crocodile song, complete with printable lyrics to the song. While over there I got lost in all of her felt projects, including some really cute felt play food that I want to make for Monkey.

Monkeys and Crocodile free finger puppet pattern and printable song

  • Just Another Day in Paradise – These Old McDonald characters are hand puppets, not finger puppets, but they are way too cute not to include in this list! I know Monkey will love playing with these. I need to find time to make our own set!

Old Macdonald hand puppets free pattern - horse, cow, cat, chicken, duck, dog, sheep, and pig

  •  Red Fly Creations – I usually just store our finger puppets in zippered pencil pouches so they are easy to toss into my purse  when we need a quiet time activity for errands but this drawstring puppet storage bag is adorable for storing the felt finger puppets you sew from these free patterns! It would be perfect for the Old Macdonald set above!

Barn drawstring puppet storage bag

There are SO MANY more free finger puppet patterns out there, head over to our Finger Puppets board on Pinterest for more inspiration!

If you sew some free finger puppet patterns, I would love to see them! Join the FWLD Facebook group to share things you’ve sewn from our patterns! I also pin photos of our patterns to the “FWLD Patterns in Action” Pinterest Board. Or tag us on Instagram!

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