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Original article published 8 December 2008
Create some fantastic resources from a range of recyclable materials
1 It’s a puppet
Make a selection of animal puppets
EYFS Area of learning > Expressive arts & design > Creating with Materials
What you need
Group size: small group.
Home-made puppets; clean socks; felt scraps; buttons; cardboard tubes; felt-tipped pens; card; doweling rods; collage materials; glue; sticky tape; scissors; your ‘Animal heads’ activity sheet.
What to do
Invite the children to make some animal puppets from recyclable materials for a puppet show. If possible, make your own puppets beforehand to show the children the different examples and let them choose one to make. Provide all the materials that they will need in bowls and trays in the middle of a large craft table.
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