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Awesome Animal Finger Puppets Template

Free | 2 pages (PDF)|Grades: F - 3

A set of 12 animal finger puppets that students can use during creative play.

Use these cute puppets during creative play, drama or as visual cues for narrative texts, poetry and plays. They are also ideal to use with our matching Poetry Prompt Task Cards.

This teaching resource also includes black-and-white versions for your students to decorate themselves.

Included animals:

  • dog
  • fish
  • horse
  • whale
  • snake
  • frog
  • deer
  • rabbit
  • cat
  • bee
  • panda
  • ladybug.

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELT1580

    Retell familiar literary texts through performance, use of illustrations and imagesElaborationsdrawing, labelling and role playing representations of characters or events (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)reciting rhymes with actions ...

  • ACELT1586

    Recreate texts imaginatively using drawing, writing, performance and digital forms of communicationElaborationscreating visual representations of literary texts from Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or Asian cultures (Skills: Literacy, Critical and...

  • ACELT1593

    Create events and characters using different media that develop key events and characters from literary textsElaborationscreating imaginative reconstructions of stories and poetry using a range of print and digital media (Skills: Literacy, Informatio...

  • ACELT1601

    Create imaginative texts based on characters, settings and events from students’ own and other cultures using visual features, for example perspective, distance and angleElaborationsdrawing on literary texts read, viewed and listened to for insp...

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