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Create A Puppet: Basic Following Directions Activity

Speech Time Fun
Grade Levels
PreK - 1st
Formats Included
  • PDF
46 pages
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Are you looking for more ways to target basic following directions throughout the school year? This activity is great for students with autism and ABA, and it focuses on goals such as following directions, expanding utterance length, and more!


How can you use this awesome activity?

★ Puppet themes for a variety of seasons and holidays (see below)

★ Instruction pages

★ A communication board is provided to elicit more conversation during this activity.


What seasons/holidays are included?

★ Fall

★ Halloween

★ Thanksgiving

★ Christmas

★ Winter

★ Groundhog Day

★ Valentine's Day

★ St. Patrick's Day

★ Easter

★ Spring

★ Cinco de Mayo

★ Graduation


What goals are targeted by this product?

★ Following directions

★ Expanding utterance length

★ Building basic vocabulary

★ Requesting

★ Categorization

★ And more!


How can you use this product?

★ Print the pages necessary for the appropriate season or holiday.

★ You may print and laminate all of the direction pages so they are ready to go for the year.

★ Provide student(s) with coloring page and a brown paper bag.

★ Student can follow the step by step directions to color, cut, and glue the puppet onto the brown paper bag.

★ You can use this activity with older/higher functioning students by just removing the basic step by step directions. You can also use this activity to work on describing, articulation sounds, conversational skills, sequencing, follow-up activity to a storybook, and so much more!


What are other customers saying about this product?

"I. LOVE. THIS. PRODUCT. I use this with some of my ID kids for following directions. Works really well for them!"

"I immediately started using this product with some of my AAC users. The students always enjoy the activity and the visuals are awesome. Thank you for putting in the time to create a product that is extremely useful."

"One of my home health students' mom was so impressed with this product and enjoyed how I was doing the activity because she has never used puppets with her child. So awesome THANK YOU!"


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