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Jumping jack robots kids crafts by Mini Mad Things

Once in a while a craft project comes along that is a winner every time, for us this is it. Everyone loves making puppets, add robots into the mix and it's a home run. Whenever we have made these at home the kids love it. The best part about this project is that there is no right or wrong way to make a robot. In fact, the more crazy the better!


  • Cardboard
  • Split pins
  • Paints, crayons or pens to decorate
  • White paper
  • Craft glue
  • String
  • Scissors


Begin by cutting body, arm, leg and head shapes from the cardboard, then decorate your robot body parts. We used white paper to make the robot eyes, mouths and control panels and glued them on.

Jumping jack robots kids craft activity

robot puppet children's craft project

Punch holes in your robot arms, legs and body, then attached with split pins. Attach strings at the back to make your robot arms and legs jump up and down.

Jumping jack robot puppet kids craft activity

Jumping jack robots kids crafts by Mini Mad Things

cardboard robot puppet kids craft activity

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