Show of Hands Using Puppets with Young Children

ISBN-10: 192961036X
ISBN-13: 9781929610365
Edition: 2003
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Description: Puppets are a play-time favorite in countless classrooms. With the ability to capture and nurture a child's imagination, puppets have great untapped potential as creative teaching aids. Disproving the notion that puppets are strictly for play, A  More...

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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Redleaf Press
Publication date: 10/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.716
Language: English

Puppets are a play-time favorite in countless classrooms. With the ability to capture and nurture a child's imagination, puppets have great untapped potential as creative teaching aids. Disproving the notion that puppets are strictly for play, A Show of Hands presents innovative ways for teachers to use puppets as valuable and developmentally appropriate teaching tools. Drawing from over fifty years of combined experience in the arts and education, the authors-one an award-winning puppeteer, the other an arts educator and writer-illustrate how the use of puppets can support emergent literacy skills, introduce children's literature, manage the classroom, and assist in the development of lesson plans tailored to the specific needs of the teacher and class. An ideal resource for teachers from preschool to early primary, A Show of Hands also includes helpful instructions for designing, constructing, or purchasing your own puppets, as well as how puppets may be used with children diagnosed with autism, ADD/ADHD, or a hearing or vision impairment. Ingrid M. Crepeau is a founding member of Grammy-nominated Dinorock Productions, Inc. She has been working as a puppeteer/educator in early childhood classrooms for over thirty years. She lives in Reston, Virginia. M. Ann Richards works as a freelance writer for local and national parenting and early childhood publications and has worked in the education departments of many Washington, D.C., area arts organizations. She lives in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Foreword
Why Puppets?
Educational Benefits of Puppets
Steps to Incorporating Puppets into the Classroom
Puppet Basics
Puppet Types
Ways Teachers Use Puppets
Ways Children Use Puppets
Puppet Characters
Using Puppets in the Classroom
Qualities of the Classroom
Puppet Rules for the Classroom
Puppet Faces and Stages
Developing a Puppet Personality Step by Step
Puppet Stages
Puppets and Children with Special Needs
Children Who Are Shy
Children with Attention Deficits
Children with Visual Impairments
Children with Hearing Impairments
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Children with Developmental Delays
Children with Physical Challenges
Puppet Lessons: Plans and Suggestions
Lessons Based on Picture Books
Puppet Lessons Based on Oral Traditions
Lesson Techniques with Puppets
Original Stories: Activities for Special Purposes
Making and Purchasing Puppets
Tips on Making Puppets
Puppets for Lesson Plans in Chapter 6
Children Making Puppets
Using the Puppets
Purchasing Puppets
Puppet Patterns
Glossary
Resources

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