Have A Cat - Envelope Puppet
Glue, paper scraps,
felt tip marker
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the envelope in half as shown. Stick your fingers in the cut
edge to make a hand puppet. Decorate with markers and paper scraps
to look like a cat, dog, mouse, or other animal or person.
Here's an echo poem for the cat puppet:
have a cat. (Repeat) I have a cat.
(Make fingers like whiskers.)
cat is fat. (Repeat) (Arms out in a circle.)
cat wears a hat. (Repeat) (Hands on head.)
cat sees a bat. (Repeat) (Clap thumbs fly hands.)
cat sees a rat. (Repeat) (Make fist & stick up baby finger.)
have a cat. (Repeat) (Fingers like whiskers.)
(Say this line together.)
Adaptations: Let children make envelope puppets
of favorite characters from stories and use them for book talks.