--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Hand puppet with a mouth that can open and close; intended to help a child learn pretend play (by pretending to eat) and to help in language learning activities. Pattern and instructions for making a hand puppet of 1/2 yard of furry material, a small square each of red felt and brown felt, and plastic safety eyes and nose. Includes photograph and drawings. Discusses uses of the puppet. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. AUTHOR: McConkey, R; Jeffree, D TITLE: Mak
The "How Am I Feeling?" Hand Puppets are puppets designed for use by children with emotional disabilities. Designed to help children learn about and express their feelings, these puppets have detailed expressions of happiness, sadness, fear, anger, and embarrassment and include both boy and girl figures. The puppets are made to comfortably fit both children's and adult's hands. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 11 x 5.5 inches.
The Signing Dog Puppet is designed to encourage children to begin learning Sign Language. The puppet is a plush dog that fastens around the child's body with the attached ribbon. The dog has long, floppy ears; an endearing face; and four legs. The child puts his or her hands through the front legs to sign. DIMENSIONS: 20 inches long.
The Puppet that Swallows is an educational toy designed for use with children with swallowing or cognitive disabilities. This plush dog puppet has the ability to swallow food or its own included cookie to introduce and illustrate the concept of swallowing food. The puppeteer's hand fits comfortably in the back to control the mouth movement. The puppet has floppy ears, large brown eyes, and a warm smile. DIMENSIONS: 23 inches tall.
The Signing/Swallowing Dog Puppet is designed to encourage children to begin learning Sign Language. The puppet is a plush dog with long, floppy ears; an endearing face; and four legs. The user puts his or her hands through the front legs to sign. If a child gives the correct name for a sign, he/she can feed the dog the corresponding number, letter, or small object and the dog swallows it; if the guess is incorrect, he spits it out. DIMENSIONS: 20 inches.