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A18 - Once upon a time…

Duration
20–30 minutes

Age recommendation
from 3 years on

Key words
finger puppet, storytelling, listening skills, vocabulary

Languages of the original source
This activity can be used in any language.

Materials needed
finger puppet(s)


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Aim of the activity

The aims of this activity are to improve children’s listening and speaking skills.



Preparation for the activity

Finger puppets are required to carry out this activity.



Procedure

Tell your children a story you already know by heart by using finger puppets.
Let them interact with the puppets. Each puppet is a character and you are
the narrator.



Significant benefit of the activity

This activity helps children improve their listening and speaking skills. While
doing this activity, children can interact and create their own version of the
story. The activity improves their creativity.



Source of the activity

Multilingual Families Project