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Use puppets to promote communication skills
Puppets are a fantastic way to tell stories. Children respond to a
puppet differently to the way they respond to adults or to other children. Puppets hold children’s attention for
longer and also enhance imagination, creativity and promote spontaneity.
Puppet play is particularly good for labelling children’s feelings
and for teaching social skills. Use a puppet to talk about their problems or to highlight any behaviour that may be
an issue. Puppets useful for helping children think through any problems and the puppet can also help generate
Puppets also enhance any story book you may be reading. You don’t
need a puppet for each character, just one puppet as the main character is sufficient to re-create the story and
further enhance a good story line.
In this video clip'Choosing puppets for children, what every parent should know' Dr Amy Wickstrom discusses choosing puppets to encourage creativity and emotional
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Here are eighthand
puppets. Each of these delightful fabric puppets has a working mouth with a huge smile, embroidered features and
durable, sewn-on clothing. They make ideal puppets to promote expressive and receptive language skills. Purchase
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