Category: Whitest Kids U'Know

Stork Puppet

Posted: 25 February, 2011-Likes: 0-Comments: 3-Categories: Props, Whitest Kids U'Know-Tags: Props, willkrause, critters

I made this stork puppet for the recent season of Whitest Kids U’Know. It needed to be used as both a sock puppet when the head peeked through a window, and as a full-size flying puppet. The head is removable to serve as a sock puppet, and it fits back onto the body when the […]

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Whitest Kids U’Know – Great Wall of China puppet

Posted: 7 October, 2009-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Props, Whitest Kids U'Know-Tags: Props, willkrause, foam

I went to Chinatown and picked up some pyjamas from a bargain rack to get some fabric for this puppet. The head is made from foam and cardboard (with googly eyes) and the mouth is opened and closed with a piece of clotheshanger wire.  

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Whitest Kids U’Know – Outer-Space Handcuffs

Posted: 2 October, 2009-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Props, Whitest Kids U'Know-Tags: Props, whitest kids, handcuffs

I made these handcuffs from clear vinyl tubing, plastic beads, cable routing plastic and scraps of wire.

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Whitest Kids U’Know – Sphinx puppet

Posted: 27 September, 2009-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Props, Whitest Kids U'Know-Tags: Props, willkrause, foam

Layers of foam were used to make this puppet and give it an appearance of wind-worn stone.

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Whitest Kids U’Know – Eiffel Tower puppet

Posted: 22 September, 2009-Likes: 0-Comments: 2-Categories: Props, Whitest Kids U'Know-Tags: Props, willkrause, foam

I sewed a tiny beret for this puppet, and gave it a painted wooden dowel for a cigarette. the mouth is opened and closed by a thin wooden dowel, since the puppet is too thin for a puppeteer’s arm to fit inside.

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Whitest Kids U’Know – Pyramid puppets

Posted: 4 September, 2009-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Props, Whitest Kids U'Know-Tags: Props, willkrause, foam

A pair of gossipy pyramids. Made out of latex-coated upholstery foam.  

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Whitest Kids U’Know – Landmines

Posted: 25 August, 2009-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Props, Whitest Kids U'Know-Tags: Props, willkrause, landmines

I made these landmines out of foamcore, velcro, and plumbing components.

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Whitest Kids U’Know – Killer Robot’s Chest

Posted: 23 August, 2009-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Props, Whitest Kids U'Know-Tags: Props, willkrause, robot

This light-up chest was used by a killer robot, on the prowl for human organs. I made an identical door so that one could be attached to the actor’s costume (so that with the magic of editing, he could have a hollow chest.)

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Whitest Kids U’Know – Ninja Stars

Posted: 17 August, 2009-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Props, Whitest Kids U'Know

I made these ninja stars out of foam so that they wouldn’t hurt anyone. They’re weighted in the middle so that they could actually fly through the air.

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Whitest Kids U’Know – Deep Fried Kitten

Posted: 10 August, 2009-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Props, Whitest Kids U'Know-Tags: Props, willkrause, whitest kids

For some reason, everyone wanted to pick up this kitten by the legs and hold it like it was a tommy gun! It was made from papier mache over an armature of wire, tape, and newspaper.

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