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What Teachers Say

Mary Ellen wrote:
"You have helped me to feel more confident using this media, and I feel that I have gained more 'direction' for tweeking my puppet communication 'skills', or should I say "play"!"

Kristin wrote:
"Great fun! I've always wanted to make my own puppets, then I end up resorting to purchasing them. Now I feel that I have the freedom to make a quick puppet that I am happy with."

Dale Katzen wrote:
"I continue to see more and more avenues of use for these puppets as part of the lessons and the life of the classroom. They enhance the atmosphere and bring such delight."

Mary Ellen wrote:
"Also have done plant puppets for the Seed to Plant Unit, and Sun and Planet puppets for the Object in the Sky Unit. The students never get tired of them, and can't wait for a new visit to talk with them."


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Clara Question
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Sindhoo Dragon
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Pencil Points
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Mr. Flames
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The Stomach
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Broken Heart
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The Lungs
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Rainbow Crow
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Musical Notes
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