Today, we are going to be creating character puppets for our book, Your Alien. These puppets are a fun way to reflect on the story, connect with the characters, and retell the story. 

This preschool activity will work on reading comprehension. 

Grab a FREE copy of the template in the Required Materials section below.

Lil’ Explorers Focus Skills

Reading

  • Can identify all capital letters and some sounds (J)

Fine Motor Skills

  • Coordinating the use of arms, hands, and fingers together to manipulate objects with increasing accuracy
  • Engage in activities that require hand-eye coordination

Lil’ Creators Focus Skills

Reading

  • Can identify all capital letters and most sounds (J)

Fine Motor

  • Coordinate the use of hands, wrists, and fingers to complete tasks that require more precise movements
  • Engage in activities that require hand-eye coordination with increasing accuracy

Required Materials

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Your Alien Story Sticks Template

*Popsicle Sticks

*Scissors

*Glue

Step #1

Print and cut out the Your Alien Story Sticks Template.

Step #2

Glue each puppet to a popsicle stick.

Step #3

Use the puppets to retell the story Your Alien.

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