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Hurray for GOLDIE LOCKS HAS CHICKEN POX! And finger puppets for your students : )

August 11, 2015

LOOK how cute these are! And easy to make.

LOOK how cute these are! And easy to make.

Hurray for GOLDIE!

I came home from teaching at Fine Arts Camp in July and found this from my wonderful editor at Atheneum:

Goldie 2015 reprintGOLDIE LOCKS HAS CHICKEN POX has been reprinted again.

Soooo…in celebration (and because teacher pals have been asking me to put this on Pinterest), I’m posting these CCSS finger puppet activities based on the wonderful illustrations by HANAKO WAKIYAMA.

PLUS  —>  Grade 2: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.6 Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.

Directions: Print these GOLDIE LOCKS HAS CHICKEN POX Finger Puppets CCSS

The puppet templates are on pages 2-3 of the PDF. Cut them out and add Popsicle sticks and let your students pick a character:

Mom and Mama Bear puppetsThe fun begins when they create a dialog with another character. What voice will they use? What would these characters say to each other?

Easy-peasy, right?

Have fun and send me pics of your class with their puppets.

Twitter: @ErinDealey

And remember my favorite Zen poem, dear teacher pals:

A wise person does not teach the end.

She teaches THEY WAY,

And she is not too serious about that.


I hope it’s a fabulous year for you.

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  1. Jody Anderson says:

    Thanks for the puppets Erin! I’ll send you a picture next week!

  2. Adella Semidey says:

    Our 1st graders loved their Skype visit with you yesterday! We’re going to have lots of fun retelling Goldie Locks Has Chicken Pox using these great puppets! Thanks again for everything!