Backpack puppets are built on a pole which is attached to
a backpack which is worn like a regular backpack. The
advantage is that the movement is very natural; the puppet
simply does everything you do. The disadvantage is that
it takes help to put it on.
Note:The easiest way to make a backpack is to
buy a packpack frame from the Salvation Army and to
screw or duct tape it to the upright.
Making a homemade backpack
Putting it on
See Photos of Backpack Puppets
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