Storybook Friends Hand Puppets
Item # 9083
This four-piece hand-puppet set includes a beautiful collection of friendly characters! Designed to help children and caregivers role-play together in a sweet and simple way, the princess, fairy, mermaid, and ballerina are sure to inspire countless creative stories and amazing imaginary adventures. The simple glove puppets fit children and adults and are easy to use, so even the littlest puppeteers can see exciting movement with very little skill - terrific for self-confidence, and also an invaluable booster for motor skills, hand-eye coordination, communication skills, parent-child bonding, and so much more! Made with brightly patterned, washable fabrics and built to last, these soft and sweet hand puppets are sure to be go-to toys for years to come.
- Four soft hand-puppets in a fairy tale friends theme
- Sized to fit adults and children
- Soft stuffed-plush heads encourage cuddles
- Washable fabric
- Great for motor skills, hand-eye coordination, communication skills, self-confidence, and parent-child bonding
- Product: 14" x 9.5" x 2" Packaged 0.5 lbs
- Package: 14.25" H x 9.5" W x 1.75" L
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Help the child identify each character. Ask the child to give each character a name.
Use the puppets to ask the child questions, and let the child ask questions of the puppets, too. For instance, the puppets might ask the child what it's like to be a kid or ask about favorite snacks, games, or friends.
Place one puppet on your hand and one of the child's hand. Use your puppet to ask the child's puppet questions. For instance: "I like singing songs with my friends. What do you like to do with friends?"
Use the puppets to act out a scene for the child. For instance, you could pretend the ballerina is sad because she doesn't know how to swim, and the mermaid offers to teach her. Allow the child to join in the scene or simply observe.
Use the puppets to act out challenging social scenes and encourage the child to help you resolve them. For instance, perhaps the princess wants to play with the fairy but doesn't know how to ask, or maybe the ballerina is being too bossy and the others are upset.
Help the child describe the key details on each puppet's outfits (for example: the princess's necklace, the ballerina's tiara, and the fairy's wings).