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Quick View. Realistic Chef Puppet. Jolly Helpers Hand Puppets. Melissa's Pick. Police Officer Puppet. Smoulder the Dragon Puppet.A hand puppet is a type of puppet that is controlled by the hand or hands that occupies the interior of the puppet.
Rod puppets require one of the puppeteer's hands inside the puppet glove holding a rod which controls the head, and the puppet's body then hangs over most or all of the forearm of the puppeteer, and possibly extends further.
Other parts of the puppet may be controlled by different means, e. A smaller variety, simple hand puppets often have no significant manipulable parts at all. Finger puppets are not hand puppets as they are used only on a finger. The simplest hand puppets are those with few or no moving parts. They can be stiff, made from e. The mouth may be a mere decoration that does not open and close, or the thumb may enter a separate pocket from the rest of the fabric and so simulate a mandibleallowing the puppet to talk.
Simple hand puppets are usually not much larger than the hand itself. A sock puppet is a particularly simple type of hand puppet made from a sock. A glove puppet is slightly more complex, with an internal division for fingers allowing independent manipulation of a character's arms.
The unconsumed hand of the puppeteer is usually concealed from the audience to maintain the illusion of the puppet. Simple hand puppets, especially popular licensed charactersare sometimes distributed as children toys or party favors.
Children usually like to experiment in play with a puppet creating voices and movements and in many cases staging a strictly private performance. A rod puppet is made out of wood wire and string and is manipulated with wooden or wire rods.
A rod puppet can have a fixed facial expression. Arms are usually a requirement as rods are attached to them. A fish rod puppet could have a rod attached to the tail to manipulate this section of the puppet. Sometimes special variants exist with additional manipulable parts: e. Many rod puppets depict only the upper half of the character, from the waist up, with the stage covering the missing remainder, but variations sometimes have legs. The legs usually just dangle, but in special cases the legs may be controlled either from behind the stage using rods from below.
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