ERIC Number: ED242393
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
The Puppet Factor: Ideas and Resources for Using Puppets in Head Start and Elementary. The Best of BES--Basic Educational Skills Materials.
Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX.; Southern Ute Community Action Programs, Ignacio, CO.
One of a series of documents produced by a nationwide network of early childhood education specialists, teachers, parents, and Head Start staff, the booklet presents ideas and resources for using puppets in Head Start and elementary school activities. Puppets are seen as a way to enhance home-school communication, train teachers, and teach and entertain children. Directions for using puppets, constructing a stage, rehearsing, using scripts, "ad libbing," and making puppets are given. The document concludes with a list of puppet resources and a basic hand puppet pattern. (LH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX.; Southern Ute Community Action Programs, Ignacio, CO.