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What Teachers Say

Joyce wrote:
"After three days of using puppets a la Puppetools, I found out how easy they are to work into the curriculum."

Marylin wrote:
"I thoroughly enjoyed the puppet exchange and felt far less self-conscious when the focus wasn't exclusively on me. Another colleague came in to introduce her puppet to my class. Again, the children got their puppets out to introduce theirs in return. The kids are loving every minute of this. This has been the most enjoyable first few weeks of school I can remember!"

Steve wrote:
"From that point on the children performed not for me, but for Bodhi. My fear of creating who I was as Bodhi immediately slipped away---I had not thought that out; but something else magical completely outside of us took over... What an experience."

Dale Katzen wrote:
"I continue to see more and more avenues of use for these puppets as part of the lessons and the life of the classroom. They enhance the atmosphere and bring such delight."


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Broken Heart
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Clara Question
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The Stomach
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Sindhoo Dragon
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The Lungs
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Rainbow Crow
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Mr. Flames
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Musical Notes
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Pencil Points
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