Stampeding from the American plains straight into your living room, this Folkmanis BISON is a puppet of historical importance. With shaggy forelocks and curved horns, he stands tall and proud of his heritage. Animate his mouth and he may tell you stories of the great thundering herds of yore.
Sculpted fabric enhances the ethereal look of the SKY DRAGON puppet. With rich detailing, this spectacular dragon features a movable mouth, forelegs and velvet wings to take flight. This champion of mythical creatures is destined to guide your journey into realms of fantasy.
Captivating is understating the charm of the Folkmanis Enchanted TREE Puppet. Made for storytelling and all things fantasy, this magical tree has movable eyes, limbs and mouth - perfect for spellbinding fun. Launch date: July 2012.
What’s more fun than a barrel of monkeys? Well, a MONKEY IN BARREL puppet of course. When you pull the monkey down into the soft microfiber barrel, the barrel lid closes. Guess what kind of monkey business is going on in there or pop the monkey out for a playful surprise. Launch date: January 2013. — In an April 2013 survey Mary Porter Green, owner of Curiosity Zone in Ashburn, Va., told TDmonthly that Folkmanis puppets are a best-selling toy for infants/toddlers.
This homespun PATCHWORK RABBIT is as scrappy as they come. With lots of personality and differently textured and patterned fabrics like a vintage quilt, this rabbit is great for snuggling, storytelling or bringing homey comfort on a long trip. Launch date: July 2012.
Familiar to any garden, these tiny marvels of nature's engineering have their own protective armor. This PILL BUG PUPPET has segments that overlap and can roll up into a ball. A movable head and buggy legs are ready for crawling and exploring. Launch date: July 2012.
Folkmanis Little Puppets are small hand puppets that are perfect for younger children. This puppet is 7" tall and 5" wide. Fluffy golden lion has an orange tufted mane and expressive, movable mouth. Awards: 2012 Dr.Toy Best 20 for $20 — In a May 2012 survey, four out of 11 retailers told TDmonthly that Folkmanis was their best selling brand of plush or puppets.
This two-toed BABY SLOTH PUPPET is taking it easy and wants to be carried everywhere. This fascinating creature comes from the rain forest. BABY SLOTH PUPPET measures 15-inches tall. Launch date: 2012.
This adorable NIBBLING MOUSE PUPPET sits coveting his wee wedge of cheese. His rotating head is always on the lookout for cheese thieves. NIBBLING MOUSE PUPPET measures 6-inches tall. Launch date: 2012.
Looking deceptively like a domestic cat, the bobcat remains wild at heart as it hunts through the night for prey. Bring the wonder of nature to kids' fingertips with this Bobcat Finger Puppet from Folkmanis. Launch date: July 2011.
This little crimson bird is waiting to perch on kids' hands. Bring the wonder of nature to children fingertips with this Cardinal Finger Puppet from Folkmanis. 5.5" long. Launch date: July 2011. — In a May 2012 survey, four out of 11 retailers told TDmonthly that Folkmanis was their best selling brand of plush or puppets.
The FolkMonsters back story is that a meteorite fell from outer space into a pile of fabric in the designers’ workroom one night. The resulting spores mutated the fabric, and FolkMonsters were born. Two debut this spring: Blueper and Twickety. They are 16-inches tall and feature a two-handed design. Twickety is a bird-like creature with a fluorescent green-yellow body and colorful flying dinosaur-like wings. She has a tuft of yellow hair, likes lemonade, popping bubble wrap, and doing crafts. Her favorite place to sleep is in a nest of super-soft things. FolkMonsters are delightful friends, not scary at all,” Elaine Kollias, marketing director at Folkmanis, told TDmonthly. “Their heartwarming faces and bright colors will endear all.”
Kids who have a yen for the Presidential can begin their service by adopting this adorable Portuguese Water Dog puppet. This Presidential breed is beloved for its hypoallergenic qualities as well as its sunny disposition. At 24-inches lon, it is designed to look like a real pup and has an easy to use movable mouth. It is styled as a life-size floppy puppy.Launch date: 4Q 2011.
The Rattlesnake is very distinctive in its native environment, and now as a puppet. Designed with the signature diamond back in browns of the desert, this rattler stretches out to 36 inches, has a movable mouth and a rattle in its tail.