FUNetic Farm's “Puppets and Activities for Early Literacy” is an excellent resource to help children develop literacy skills, creative expression, artistic skills and imagination. In addition to 111 cute animal alphabet puppet patterns, there are also several ideas for early literacy games, activities, and songs as well as ideas for how to help children create and decorate puppet masterpieces.
This valuable resource is a component of FUNetic Farm's Phonics-based Early Literacy program; however it can also be used as a stand-alone resource for hours and hours of creative literacy learning and artistic expression.
This resource includes:
26 Paper bag puppets
26 Stick Puppets(faces)
26 Stick Puppets (bodies)
7 Sock Puppets
111 Puppet patterns total!
Ideas for literacy games, activities and songs to do with puppets.
Lots of easy ideas for decorating puppet masterpieces.
The activities, games and songs in this resource can help teachers meet several of the Common Core State Standards for Kindergarten (in reading and language) in a fun and engaging way. These activities also align with the recommended teaching practices and guidelines for teaching literacy to preschool children, set forth by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the International Reading Association.
Your students may also enjoy using their puppets with the FUNetic Farm Phonics songs (26 lively songs to teach the phonetic sounds of letters – one phonics song for every animal alphabet character and letter of the alphabet). For more details please see my store at TeachersPayTeachers.com.
This resource is a component of the FUNetic Farm's Phonics-based Early Literacy program. FUNetic Farm is the Animal Alphabet children love to SOUND, SIGN, SING, SPELL and READ!
FUNetic Farm is a multi-sensory, phonics-based method that uses cute animal visuals, music, American Sign Language finger spelling, lots of hands-on activities, and FUN to help emergent readers develop early literacy skills and find joy in learning to read.
For more information about the FUNetic Farm Early Literacy program and other teaching ideas please visit my website: LittleStarrLearners.com.
For a video preview of the FUNetic Farm system, please copy the following link and paste it into your browser: http://youtu.be/DfhLCGERYRk
If you have any questions, comments or concerns please email me at TeresaStarr@LittleStarrLearners.com.
For more FUNetic Farm fun, please look for the following products on my Teachers Pay Teachers Store:
FUNetic Farm Phonics Songs (downloadable MP3 files - one song for each letter of the animal alphabet)
Music demo videos (demonstrates how much fun it is to teach letter sounds, signs and songs with music)
Wall chart and activities
FUNetic Farm Finger puppets and Finger plays
Phonics Card games
First Letter Sound Games and manipulative activities
Phonics Activity sheets
FUNetic Farm Rap (song, flashcards and activity sheets)
Word building activities
And more to come!