Tim The Turtle - Paper Plate Puppet
the face of a turtle on the sock with markers as shown. Color
the outside of both plates to resemble the shell of a turtle.
Staple the plates together on the top and on the bottom. Insert
the sock on your hand and stick it through the opening in the
plate. Use it as you say the rhyme below:
had a little turtle.
name was Tiny Tim.
put him in the bathtub
see if he could swim.
drank up all the water.
ate up all the soap.
now he's sick in bed
bubbles in his throat.
(Blow bubbles with lips.)
Adaptations: Pull the turtle's head inside
the shell as you say:
little turtle lived in his shell.
liked his home very well.
he got hungry,
come out to eat. (Stick out sock head.)
he'd go back
his house to sleep.
the sock back in the shell.)
the turtle to quiet children and get their attention. Explain
that Tiny Tim is very shy, and he'll only come out when they
are quiet. When children are quiet, extend the sock and pretend
to make the turtle look around.