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Expressing Ourselves Through Puppets

Who does not laugh or become engaged with puppets? Puppets are not only a wonderful form entertainment for children, they are also a wonderful means to support students’ learning through play. Learning through play is fundamental to a child’s education, helping them to develop necessary skills in life. In Kindergarten, the current Unit of Inquiry is: How We Express Ourselves. For part of our inquiry during this unit, the students made sock puppets and put on puppet shows as a way of using expressive arts to communicate and convey their thoughts. Puppets provide a focus for role play, incite children’s

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