Collage Puppet Workshop

In Hindu mythology, the god Surya personifies the rising sun, and is often depicted as a red man with three eyes and four arms riding in a horse-drawn chariot.

Join Julie Carpenter as she shows us how to make a Surya Sun God puppet from cardboard and collage! For this activity, you will need the following:

  • – Cardboard
  • – Old magazines
  • – Pencil or pen
  • – Scissors
  • – PVA glue and a paint brush, or a glue stick
  • – Split pins, paper clips or string
  • – Stapler
  • – Hole punch
  • – Gaffer tape


Have fun! And don’t forget to send us your creations – email us at or tag us and use #FirstLightFromHome on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to share your collage puppet!