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Problem-Solving Puppet


A puppet that looks like a boy or girl
empty coffee can
index cards


1. On each index card, write different problems that five-year-olds often encounter. Place the ideas in the coffee can.
2. Let the children take turns choosing a card.
3. Have the puppet read the problem to the class.
4. The children can help the puppet come up with ideas to solve the problem. This helps children increase their ability to solve their own problems.
Book: The GIANT Encyclopedia of Kindergarten Activities
Center: Art
Content: Literacy
Area: Cognitive
Age: Kindergarten
Interaction: Individual Child

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