Hang a carpet up in a doorway, for example, or turn a table onto its side.
Ice cream sticks, felt tip pens, and wool ends (if available), cardboard, scissors, glue.
Each pupil chooses his or her part and makes his or her 'own' puppet by painting a face and the upper part of the body. The head can be fixed up with hair, a crown, etc. by glueing it to the ice cream stick.