Use the DIY Kiwi finger puppet to spark a conversation about birds that cannot fly!
Have you ever noticed your child playacting? Play acting is a natural way to learn, and today’s activity is designed to help you enhance your child’s play-acting moments.
We show you how to make a DIY Kiwi finger puppet – although you can use the instructions to design virtually anything to spark your child’s interests. Here for instance you can use the DIY kiwi finger puppet to spark a conversation about birds that cannot fly!
Skills and Subjects:
Storytelling, Fine Motor Skills and Visual Spatial Skills
Age group: 3 to 6 years
Time Required: 30 mins
Colored paper, Felt Paper, Scissors, Glue, Fingers and Googly eyes.
Step 01 (Parental Assistance)
Cut the brown paper to these shapes. You need a head, arms, stomach, body, back, feet and nose.
Using these shapes, you can now cut the black & yellow felt paper.
Black is for the body of the Kiwi and Yellow for the Nose & feet
Ready? Stick the pieces together and don’t forget to add the Googly eyes.
Time to get the puppet ready. Stick the corners of the black body felt behind the kiwi face.
Your kiwi finger puppet is ready! Now go ahead and create a drawer full of your own designs – and don’t forget to share your creation on the BuzzingBubs Facebook Page