Puppets have been a sophisticated means of expression, communication and instruction for many years in the home as well as educational institutions. Working the edge between entertainment and education, these puppets can both teach and persuade. Their creative potential is just waiting to be used. They line themselves up alongside drama and storytelling, children can easily get lost in a world that the bug puppets can create.
The Bug Puppets are bright, attractive, active and interactive to help children improve their skills of co-ordination, control, manipulation and also communication. This Bug Puppet Pack is great for not only discovering the great outdoors and the different bugs and their lifestyles, but also different topics such as Mini Beast.
These early years resources will greatly help any child develop an understanding of Science and Nature and also fits in with the Early Years Foundation Stage Principles Communication, Language and Literacy, Personal, Social and Emotional Development and Knowledge and Understanding of the World.
This group of bug puppets are delightful for children of all ages and especially good for the early years foundation stage children (EYFS) section of the National Curriculum.
Each of Bug puppets can be given a name and be a character from many different books, they may have individual persona, children often use puppets to talk through how they are feeling, and these give a different perspective on the usual dolls or human type puppets, looking at how the puppets are feeling today and how we are feeling.
Some of these puppets may be used as well known characters from famous books so enhancing the story telling for young children, they are able to act out the story as it is told, they become part of the story and learn to love reading and have the understanding that print carries a good meaning and that books are fun and not just something they have to look at.