Storybook Puppets: Goldilocks and the 3 Bears Crochet Pattern
Design By: Joy Lewis
Skill Level: Intermediate
Sizes: Using Sport Weight Yarn – about 11" tall
Using Worsted Weight Yarn – about 14" tall
Materials: Yarn Needle; Hot or Craft Glue;
Sport or Worsted Weight Yarn:
Pink (P) - ½ oz, 33 yds;
Yellow (Y) - ¼ oz, 17 yds;
White (W) - 1 oz, 66 yds;
Blue (B) - ½ oz, 33 yds;
Small amount Red (R);
¼" Pink Pom-Pom for Nose;
15 mm Movable Eyes - 2;
Dark Brown (DB) - 6 oz, 396 yds;
Light Brown (LB) - ¾ oz, 51 yds;
Small amount Black (BL), Red (R),
White (W) and Blue (B);
12 mm Animal Eyes - 6;
small amount Fiberfill stuffing.
Crochet Hook: Size G-6 (4 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: With Sport Weight Yarn and G hook: 4 dc = 1"; 2 Rows dc = 1"
Goldilocks & 3 Bears Puppet Crochet Pattern
Goldilocks and the three bears are here to play! Dramatic play is an important part of learning. It is during this time where children are able to develop their imagination and self-confidence. It brings laughter and fun, while promoting cooperation and communication skills. Based on a traditional tale, The Three Bears first appeared in printed form in the English poet, Robert Southey's book THE DOCTOR published in 1837. Follow Goldilocks and the Three Bears through a story of surprises. Now your children and grandchildren will enjoy hours of fun acting out this fairy tail with the new storybook puppets. Goldilocks, Papa, Momma and Baby Bears are now available in a hand puppet size. Simply slip your hand up the bottom of the puppet into the mouth and arms. Puppets measure about 12" or 15" inches tall depending on sport or worsted weight yarn used.
Summary of the story
Three bears decide to go for a walk because their breakfast is hot. While they are out, a bad girl named Goldilocks, walks into their house. She goes into the kitchen and tries the food that is in three bowls. The food in the first two bowls is not nice, but the third bowl she thinks is good. She tries their three chairs and likes the third one the best, but breaks it. Then she tries their three beds and falls asleep in the third one. The three bears come home and are angry about baby bear's breakfast, chair and bed. They roar at Goldilocks and she runs home.
Safety Notice: Buttons and small parts can be a hazard to small children. To be safe, all animals intended for use as toys should have embroidered eyes.
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