P. S. If a behind-the-sofa setup doesn't work for your production, make a simple theater from a cardboard box (see a charming example here.)
Little Monster Blog created these little guys, which are made with painted wine corks. I love their style and their soft pom-pom bodies!
It's Always Autumn's snapping monsters seem to be evolutionary cousins to the clothespin Nommers above. The jaws lunge forward, thanks to a surprisingly simple mechanism. Older kids will love this one.