The opportunity presented itself when this Clifford book was torn. Instead of recycling it, we turned it into puppets by putting them on popsicle sticks. Now they are perfect for pretend play or retelling a story. This book was thicker like a board book. If you are going to use a book with regular pages, you might want to mount them on cardstock or cardboard first.
Old Book to Puppets
On a recent post about what books to look for at garage sales, Erin from Letter Soup had a great idea about turning an old book to puppets.