Debunking the notion that puppets are strictly for play, A Show of Hands presents innovative ways for you to use puppets as valuable and developmentally appropriate teaching tools. Seven in-depth chapters 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 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 with special needs. Illustrated, Softbound, 8 1/2 x 11, 240 pgs.
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