Folkmanis Puppets do for plush puppets what Apple does for electronics. Their realistic puppet designs have earned them a reputation as one of the most innovative puppet makers in the world. Folkmanis has a puppet for everyone. They make over two hundred different animal puppets in several styles. There are exotic animals and familiar ones too. One would never guess the humble beginnings of the company when looking at their current success and popularity.
The Founding of Folkmanis Puppets
Judy Folkmanis started making puppets in Watertown, Massachusetts in the late 1960s. It began as a creative way to entertain her children. Before long Judy’s neighbors and friends learned about her puppets and her crowd of customers began to grow. People wanted to get their hands on Folkmanis puppets. A hobby to entertain the Folkmanis family quickly turned into a lucrative business endeavor. Judy’s husband Atis joined her in 1976 to launch her puppet designs for production. Over 40 years later, they are still making puppets and providing quality products. Judy’s creative impulse has brought joy to children and adults all over the world.
Fantastic Finger Puppets
Check out some of the one-of-a-kind finger puppets by Folkmanis Puppets. The striking realism is eye-catching and literally brings fun, and then the learning, to your finger tips. Here are three examples from the collection of finger puppets available at Stuffed Safari.
Showstopping Hand Puppets
Folkmanis hand puppets come in many types of animals. You have to see it to believe it! These expertly crafted puppet stuffed animals stimulate the imagination. The really get creative juices flowing! Interactive learning is important to child development. Hand puppets are very interactive and are perfect for storytelling.
Unique Glove Puppets
The pictures simply don’t do these glove puppets justice. Their attention to detail is mind blowing. It starts with a love and appreciation of wild animals. The only thing more surprising than their appearance is their affordable price. As soon as you see one in person you will see what we mean. The quality and the price are unbeatable!
At Stuffed Safari, we are proud to carry Folkmanis Puppets along with contributing to the fun, learning, and creativity they inspire. Their puppet stuffed animals have entertained countless children since their inception. Want to stimulate your child’s imagination and let it run wild? Get them a puppet by Folkmanis. When they get their hands on it the creativity will flow!
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