Puppets are magical creatures for early childhood settings. They can give instructions, turn tears to laughter and be used in imaginative play by small hands and large.
Using puppets to engage early learners offers multiple benefits across the curriculum and for social/emotional development.
Add the matching book
With a rollicking rhyme, a story that will leave you in stitches and funky illustrations to boot, this delightful hardback picture story book is the perfect accompaniment to the Funky Chicken puppet, which is set to become an Australian children’s classic. Bonus multimedia extras – login details are provided inside the book, for you to download: – musical versions of the book (with and without narration) in mp3 format; – a slideshow video of the book set to music in .mov format, playable on any computer using Quicktime Player for Mac or Windows.
The Funky Chicken books were hatched by children’s author, Chris Collin and illustrator Megan Kitchin.
Funky Chicken: A Bushy Tale of Crocs and Chooks is Chris’ first book and is an Australian best seller!