A 1969 video, posted on the Iowa Public Television YouTube channel, is a master class by Jim Henson.
In this video, recorded shortly before Henson and his partner Don Sahlin achieved ultimate success with Sesame Street and The Muppet Show, they both teach children how to make puppets with almost anything anyone can find around a house .
Making these puppets might seem like an easy task, but the video reveals the genius of both Henson and Sahlin, who were able to give personality and character to a tennis ball, a mop, a potato or an envelope.
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