Popstick Puppets (home learning)

Popstick Puppets (home learning)

  • Early Learning
  • Primary
  • Foundation
  • Year 1 - 2
  • English
  • The Arts
  • Visual Arts
  • ...

Lesson Summary

Retell a favourite story by making yourself popstick puppets of the characters. Then you could make yourself a puppet theatre with the setting of the book as well. Enjoy putting on a show for your family or carers. 

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Student Worksheet

Lesson details

Curriculum Mapping

EYLF Learning Outcomes:
Learning Outcome 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world
Learning Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners
Learning Outcome 5: Children are effective communicators
Curriculum codes:

Safety advice: Always cut with the scissors pointing away from yourself.
Some kids will be able to work on this activity with minimal support, although they will love to perform their puppet show for an audience. 
Ideal for: Early Learning and Lower Primary Ages 3 – 7

  • playtime 
  • be creative
  • think and connect 

Time required: 30 minutes 
Curriculum Connections: Arts, English, LiteracyCritical and Creative Thinking

Additional Info

Learning@Home resources are designed for parents and teachers to use with children in the home environment. They can be used as stand-alone activities or built into existing curriculum-aligned learning programs. Our Learning@Home series includes two types of resources. The first are fun and challenging real-world activities for all ages, the second are self-directed lessons for upper primary and secondary students. These lessons support independent learning in remote or school settings.

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