Innovative Lives

Lewis Latimer (1848-1928): Renaissance Man

The Story of Inventor Lewis Latimer

Make your own puppet!

The body of your puppet can be a glove or a sock or a paper clip Puppet Body
Mitten Puppet Hair can be feathers, yarn, or pipe cleaners
Eyes can be made of felt circles, buttons, beads, bottle tops, paper, springs, or balls Puppet Eyes
Puppet Arms Arms can be made of forks, straws or pipe cleaners

Connect the pieces of your puppet with glue, string or tape.

All text and images © Smithsonian Institution. Updated 26 February 1999.

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