Both Beneficial and Entertaining Activity : Playing with Puppets


One of the toys that children always play with love and enjoy playing is a puppet. Children use their imaginations when playing with puppets. They develop their creativity. Sometimes they make puppets the protagonist of a story they have created and make them act. Sometimes they act out their own lives with puppets. Thus, while puppets help the development of mind and language, they also help the child's emotions to be revealed. During the games played together, it is also possible for the child to develop social aspects such as sharing an event with his friends, obeying the rules and listening to others. Puppets should be large enough for children to play comfortably.


Benefits of Puppet Game

 Supports Emotional and Social Development

Puppets play a major role in supporting children's emotional and social development. Even children who cannot enter the social environment and remain shy have the opportunity to develop their skills such as working with the group, listening, establishing relationships with other people, sharing and taking responsibility. Puppets entertain children, cheer them up, make them have a good time, and from time to time make them feel and think. It gives the child the opportunity to express their feelings and thoughts by freeing them from psychological and social pressures. It is also used as a recognition technique in terms of helping the adult in recognizing the child. While playing a puppet, the child can more easily explain the situation that angers him through the puppet character's mouth. They establish a relationship between emotions such as happiness, sadness, fear, surprise and anger and the facial expressions formed in these emotions. You can play puppet games where your child can learn colors with friends. Cuddoll two finger puppet set will help you with this. Put  it on your child's fingers and ask them to walk the puppet with two fingers towards the color you named, and ask them what they knows and their feelings about that color. Two finger Koala puppet can't wait for this game.


Develops language skills

Develops children's language skills. It will contribute to skills such as forming sentences, learning new words, developing vocabulary, speaking fluently and clearly, using language rules, expressing oneself, and making jokes. In addition, the puppet gives the child the skills of language development, sharing, waiting, using the tone of voice, and using body language.Flutter finger puppets will support you for toung twister play with your toddler. Make each flutter member to say one part of following toung twister and let your child to do the same.

I Scream. I scream, you scream, we all scream, for ice cream!


Supports children's imagination and creativity


Playing with puppets also feeds children's creativity and imagination, which are their strongest points. Creativity can be ensured by creating a puppet show. The show will need a simple puppet theater and decorating an old cardboard box for this purpose adds to the creativity factor. Storytelling comes alive with puppets.We have an ideal suggestion for you. With the hand puppet choice of you from cuddoll family collection retell favorite fairy tales to your toddler or children. It will maket hem learning how to repeat the rhyming part of the story, like in the Gingerbread Man, helps with memory skills. Hand Puppet Dog and and Gus the Hand Puppet Giraffe will be cool playmate for your storytelling section.


Gingerbraed Man


Here are Some tricks from Cuddoll to  consider when acquiring and playing a puppet

  • Allow the children to correct the puppet's mistakes. When they can correct an addition or spelling mistake, the pressure will be relieved and children will have the space they need to learn.
  • The shy or shy child will talk to a puppet that shows “interest” to him about things that he does not share with adults.
  • Consider what moves would be appropriate for the puppet you will use. While this may seem obvious, believability is a crucial element in puppetry.
  • Avoid long dialogues and movements. Active behavior or the use of supporting items will be more powerful than words.
  • You can increase the dramatic effect of the book by using a large puppet, for example, in story time. Let the puppet sit on your knee. It can react to key points in the story, helping you turn the pages.
  • A puppet can be your weekly “guest” and tells the child what he has been up to since their last meeting. He might bring an item related to your current topic (like a pumpkin in the fall) and let the kids examine it.

How to make puppet play more realistic

  • You don't need to be a professional puppeteer or ventriloquist to attract children's attention. If you use a puppet that can make mouth movements, children will follow it, not your lips. They want the puppet to be alive, and if you don't hide that you're making him talk, the kids won't look for a reason to bring this fact forward.
  • Fast forward and backward glances express concern.
  • Quickly looking back and forth twice expresses surprise.
  • Head droop indicates sadness, slow movements indicate sleepiness.
  • When puppet is stubborn, it raises its head upright.
  • Synchronizing your puppet's mouth movements with your speech will increase its credibility.


Enjoy making fun and educational activities with your child with the help of Cuddoll hand and finger puppets.


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