Summer Reading Camp Gators ~ Easy Foldable Puppets!


Could these little gator puppets get any cuter? We made them today to celebrate the end of week one. I call it a "Following Directions Lesson" but who am I kidding?!?! It is the pure joy of making some Arts & Crafts! It takes about 20 minutes the first time you make them and then once the students understand the main fold, they can do it themselves at a center or during the Daily Five. We are the Gators, and that kills the FSU Seminole in me ~ but maybe one day our district will open a new school with the Seminole mascot & I can transfer ~ but we're a big Gator town, so I doubt it! 
This idea will work for lots of animals, pigs = pink, hornets or bumble bees = yellow, tigers = brown with stripes! You get the idea!

4 comments

  1. Please tell me your school colors aren't orange and blue too :) As a FSU grad I feel your pain, but I grudgingly admit that the gators are really cute. Maybe that new school will come one day.

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  2. Oh so cute!!! My class made puppets very similiar to these this last year to go along with a reader's theater of the 3 pigs and the wolf. We had too much fun with it:) Thanks for sharing, I'm a new follower:)

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  3. Tara, so glad you like it, thanks for following me & having my button on your site! I'm now following your beautiful blog & I grabbed your button & it works great!
    ~Fern

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