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19th Century People (Mix and Match)

Templates of men, women, and children in 19th century attire with individual heads, upper, and lower bodies and attributes. These templates are suitable to act out stories from the Underground Railroad and other historical events, as well as some 19th century folk and fairy tales.

  • Boys and girls heads
  • Girls body
  • Boys body
  • Womens heads
  • Womens upper body
  • Womens Skirts
  • Mens Heads
  • Gentlemens Upper Body
  • Working Mens Upper Body
  • Mens Legs
  • Hats, Bonnets, and Bows

Animals

This section contains templates of animals to be used in any of the  categories below it. They will be downloaded as JPEG rather than PDF files so that the size may be adjusted in Google Drawings (see this  instructional video–but use an animal pattern instead of a pattern for a human).

  • Blackbird
  • Rooster (large)
  • Donkey
  • galloping horse
  • Walking horse
  • horse's moving legs

Bible Stories Printables

Here you will find templates of men, women, and children in biblical clothing with heads, upper and lower bodies and attributes. These puppets can be used for stories from both the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) and the New Testament.

  • Mary and Jesus
  • Angel
  • Joseph
  • Biblical men heads (1)
  • Biblical Men's Heads (2)
  • Biblical women heads
  • Biblical Boys
  • Biblical Girls
  • Biblical men upper bodies
  • Biblical men lower bodies
  • Men's headwear
  • Biblical women upper bodies
  • Biblical women lower bodies
  • Man (Adam)
  • Woman (Eve)
  • body front facing sideways
  • Moses/Old man
  • Jesus
  • DonkeySM

Black History Printables

In this section you will find printables of famous African Americans, including puppets that may be used to act out stories from the Underground Railroad (see also “19th Century People (Mix and Match)..

  • Famous African Americans-1
  • Famous African Americans 2
  • Aretha Franklin
  • Henry Box Brown (simple)
  • Henry Box Brown (foldable, moving jaw)
  • Harriet TubmanSM
  • William Still
  • Sojourner Truth
  • Martin Luther King
  • Phillis Wheatley
  • Table, chair, quill

Folk and Fairy Tales Printables

Few stories are more popular with children and families than folk and fairy tales! More will be added over time.

  • Dragon
  • Jester
  • Knight
  • Lady
  • Horse or unicorn
  • Wolf
  • Wolf disguises
  • Mother Goat
  • Little Goats 1-2-3
  • Little Goats 4-5-6-7
  • Clock
  • Three little pigs
  • Mother pig
  • Man wih bricks
  • Little Red Riding Hood
  • Grandma
  • Huntsman
  • Jack (use plant for bean stalk)
  • Troll and Bridge
  • Billygoats
  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Greek Myth Printables

Greek Mythology is a fun and popular subject in many classrooms and homes. Click on the icon above each image to view and download the PDF file.

  • Zeus
  • Hera
  • Poseidon
  • Hades
  • Hestia
  • Aphrodite
  • Hephaestus
  • Demeter
  • Ares
  • Apollo
  • Artemis
  • Hermes
  • Athena
  • Dionysus
  • Persephone
  • Daphne
  • Charon
  • Charon's Boat
  • Heracles (Hercules)
  • Theseus
  • Ariadne
  • Perseus
  • Nemean lion
  • Hydra (1) and Crab
  • Hydra (2)
  • Cerberus
  • Minotaur
  • Medusa
  • Gorgon sister
  • Pegasus
  • Pegasus wings and tail
  • Greek Man and Woman

Music and Composers Printables

On this site you will find printables for musicians, composers, and compositions, including the symphonic fairy tale Peter and the Wolf. Puppets will be added over time.

  • Beyonce
  • Aretha Franklin
  • galloping horse
  • Erlking
  • Father and child
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Organ and violin
  • Harpsichord
  • Clavichord and writing desk
  • Peter and Grandpa
  • Tree, Cat, Duck, Bird
  • Wolf
  • Hunter

Puppet Templates to Use with Profile Silhouettes

Here you will find templates of puppets with just shapes for the head, which you need to replace by a profile silhouette. The downloads will be in JPEG rather than PDF format, so that they can be copied and pasted into Google Drawings. You can then copy and paste a silhouet and match it in size with the generic head on the pattern. You will find instructions how to make a silhouettes of somebody’s face from a photo in the following blog posts:

  • Puppet sizes
  • Older & younger child
  • Man
  • Woman
  • Male puppet
  • woman with bent knees
  • female puppet with long or semi-long dress
  • Female puppet with pantsuit
  • boy
  • girl
  • Girl (skirt)

Transportation

Here you will find 18th and 19th century vehicles and horses to transport puppets, which may be used to act out stories from the Underground Railroad.

  • galloping horse
  • Walking horse
  • horse's moving legs
  • Wagon
  • Covered wagon bottom
  • Covered wagon top
  • Rowing boat
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