We have quite the collection, so they have been great for not only inspiring creativity, but for teaching new concepts or preparing the kids for new experiences. Mom (that's me!) even had the opportunity to teach Bible stories using puppets to young children this summer- so fun!
Below you will find a variety of ways that we've used puppets...
Puppets and Conflict Resolution
5 Ways to Prepare Your Child for the Dentist
Making Puppets- Ideas!
Interview with an Animal
Peanut's dragon puppet- fun activity we did while teaching
about the Chinese New Year! Goodness, she's just a little squirt in this picture.
When I was a child, I was fascinated with Marionette puppets- remember the ones with the strings that you would control from the top? Wouldn't this be a fun craft to do with our older children?
The video below shows how we've used puppets to enrich little man when he was just a tiny little guy! Love watching videos of the kids when they were just babies... tear!
What are some creative ways that
you've used puppets?
The above photo of the Marionette puppet is from Family Fun.