How to Make Puppets with Children contains all the necessary pattern pieces for making 37 delightful hand puppets and 26 finger puppets that lend themselves to a variety of curriculum areas.
Use the puppets to provide a variety of opportunities for practicing oral language skills:
retell a story
create original puppet shows
use the puppets to accompany oral reports about the animal
beginning readers may use the finger puppets as they learn their initial sounds
Hand puppet subjects include:
Other subjects include:
This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.