Orangutan Felt Craft For Kids – International Orangutan Day

Make this adorable felt Orangutan puppet using a variety of felt colors. It’s easy to make and can last a long time!

What you will need

  • Orange felt
  • White felt
  • Brown felt
  • Black felt 
  • Glue
  • Scissors


  1. Cut out all the shapes from your felt as shown below.

  2. Attach the orangutan’s hair to the top of your orange circle.

  3. Put two black felt dots in the center of the white felt circle to complete the orangutan’s eyes.

  4. After you’ve added the brown oval as the mouth, add your next two black felt circles.

  5. Add the long back felt strip for the mouth.

  6. Add the orangutan’s arms next. Long orange strips are used here.

  7. The last step is to add the hands to the arms.

  8. Apply a strip of felt to the back of the circle to make this craft into a puppet.

  9. You have now made your own Orangutan felt puppet craft!


This is a fun craft to make on International Orangutan Day with your family.

This is a super puppet craft to add to your collection at home. It’s all made from felt so it will surely be treasured by your kids!

Happy International Orangutan Day!


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