Finger puppets affect the development of fine motor skills in children. For a start, it is necessary to draw or download and print the finished images (free download HERE or with worksheets “Tina at sea”). Draw characters on a paper and take a scissors (Image 1).

Image 1. Materials and scissors

After we cut the characters, cut out holes for the fingers (Image 2).

Image 2. Cutting out holes for fingers.

Play with finger puppets can begin. Cutting shapes strengthen the hand muscles, and playing with the finger puppets exercises child’s fine motor skills, and also encourages communication among children.

Image 3. Finger puppets