Even a very young child can make this adorable stick puppet of Queen Esther!


  1. Paint the lima bean “head”. Glue it to a craft stick. Add yarn hair and facial features.
  2. Cut a 6” (15 cm) circle of fabric or paper for the dress.
  3. If you are making an angel cut a 4” (10 cm) circle of fabric or paper for the wings. Fold it in half.
  4. Find the centre point of the “dress” by folding the larger circle in half and then in quarters.
  5. Make a tiny snip at this point, just enough to slide the craft stick through. Glue the dress in place at the neckline. Re-fold dress at the sides according to the photo. Glue down.
  6. To make an angel, glue the wings to the centre-back of the dress.
  7. To make Queen Esther, add a paper crown and decorate her dress: Ditali pasta, painted a bright blue, is the trim on the dress! Children will have fun designing their very own version of Queen Esther’s crown!