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Folkmanis Mini Praying Mantis Finger Puppet

by Folkmanis Puppets

Regular price $12.50

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Description

Introducing the Mini Praying Mantis Finger Puppet by Folkmanis Puppets, a unique and engaging addition to your child's playtime collection. Perfect for imaginative play and exploring the fascinating world of insects, this puppet is designed to look incredibly realistic. Kids will love examining the intricate features of the praying mantis, from its detailed eyes and antennae to its long legs. It's a fun and interactive way for children to learn about these amazing creatures.

Crafted with exceptional attention to detail, the Mini Praying Mantis Finger Puppet brings the wonders of the insect world to life. Its lifelike design and high-quality materials make it a captivating companion for storytelling and creative play. Whether your child is reenacting a nature documentary or inventing their own insect adventures, this puppet adds a touch of realism and excitement to every play session.

Small and portable, the Mini Praying Mantis Finger Puppet is ideal for on-the-go fun. From outdoor explorations to cozy indoor playtimes, this puppet ensures that educational play is always at hand. Folkmanis Puppets are celebrated for their lifelike features and excellent craftsmanship, making them perfect tools for open-ended play and educational activities.

Why We Love the Folkmanis Mini Praying Mantis Finger Puppet:

  • Imaginative Play: Encourages creative storytelling and role-playing, allowing children to invent their own insect adventures.
  • Skill Development: Enhances fine motor skills as kids manipulate the puppet, promoting coordination and dexterity.
  • Language Growth: Supports early language development by inspiring children to create and narrate their own stories.
  • Travel-Friendly: Compact and easy to carry, making it perfect for travel and outdoor play.

Invite the wonders of the insect world into your child's playtime with the Mini Praying Mantis Finger Puppet – a fascinating friend for endless exploration!

  • Features

    • Measures 7" long

  • Materials

    • All Folkmanis puppets are carefully crafted by hand using high-quality materials. This includes soft fabrics like plush faux fur or felt for the puppet's body and durable plastics or metals for moving parts such as eyes or mouths.
    • They also use armatures in many of their puppets. Armatures are metal structures that provide support for the puppet's movements. This allows the puppeteer to control the puppet's actions more efficiently and create more realistic movements.

  • Age/Safety

    • Recommended for children 3 years+
    • All Folkmanis puppets meet the safety requirements of European Union EN- 71 Toys (Safety) Regulations and the U.S. ASTM F963 toy safety specifications.

  • Care/Cleaning

    • Folkmanis puppets are surface-washable only.
    • Do not submerge the puppet in water.
    • For spot cleaning, use lukewarm water and a sponge with mild liquid detergent to wet and lather fur. Rinse the surface with a sponge. Be careful not to wring or twist the puppet, or you may end up with lumpy stuffing. Dry by gently squeezing between towels, or hanging from clothesline to drip-dry. After it’s dry, shake it out. For short pile plush, use a brush to fluff the fur. When brushing face, be careful to avoid scratching the eyes or pulling out the threads in ears, nose, or mouth areas.

  • About the Brand

    Folkmanis Puppets, established in 1976, is renowned for crafting innovative and engaging hand puppets that inspire creativity and hands-on discovery. Founded by Judy and Atis Folkmanis, this family business combines meticulous craftsmanship with a love for nature, offering over 200 realistic and heartwarming creatures. Designed to promote fine and gross motor skills, early language development, and imaginative play, Folkmanis Puppets are cherished companions for children, treasured for years to come.

  • Shipping & Delivery

    • FREE shipping over $150
    • $12 flat rate shipping across Canada on orders under $150
    • $15 flat rate shipping on US orders under $150
    • For more information, check out our full Shipping Policy

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