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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Paper Bag Puppets


A great way to enhance learning is to make a puppet to go along with what you are talking about. Children love crafts and they love puppets. Are you talking about the letter F? Why not make a Fox? Maybe you are learning about bears this week and want to make a bear puppet. And the great news for you is that the internet is full of instructions on how to make these.

Enchanted Learning has some great instructions for some paper bag puppets: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/puppets/paperbag/

DLTK is another classic resource with some great puppets: http://www.dltk-kids.com/type/paper_bag.htm



If you don't find what you are looking for on these pages, go to Google and search "paper bag puppet ____ "(insert key word here, like Dog). You will get tons of ideas. 

1 comment:

aliah said...

Paper finger puppets are popular & making finger puppet is easy and link you shared is good.
hand puppets for children
http://www.marionettes-puppets.com/Hand-puppets.html

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