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Elmer Finger Puppets resource. Perfect for roleplay and story retelling. Use in classroom games. Choose from 3 different templates.

Elmer Finger Puppets

These fun Elmer finger puppets are perfect for retelling the story and stimulating play and English practice.

♦ A dynamic and engaging craft to practise story language and use in story retelling.

♦ Includes blank elephant templates - design your own patterns!

♦ Includes useful activity suggestions to give you plenty of ideas for how to use them in engaging practice activities.

Ready for some Elmer puppet fun? Get your templates and lesson ideas here:

Or get them in the Elmer Activities Bundle. Incredible value!

What do teachers say about the resources?

Frequently asked questions

Yes, of course! Maybe you have the time and enjoy creating things, but it has to be said that being a young learner teacher can involve a HUGE amount of extra work making materials. Give yourself a break!

All my materials have been tried and tested in the classroom. As well as having almost 20 years of teaching experience, I am also a qualified trainer for the Trinity TYLEC (Teaching Young Learners Extension Certificate), so you can rely on the quality.

Yes! They work great for mixed aged groups and different abilities because they come with different templates AND different suggestions with how to use the resource. No time wasted on adapting different worksheets!

The provided activity suggestions give you plenty of ideas to create a fun and engaging lesson for your young learners. Add in the storytelling with the book, PowerPoint or video, and a game or two, and you’re ready to go!
Check out the Elmer Story Resource Page for ideas and resources.

You can certainly find some free colouring sheets out there, but I can guarantee your young learners will be much more excited to create this. Engaged and motivated children make for a happy lesson (and teacher!)

Once you’ve had a chance to use your materials, don’t forget to come back to leave a review. As a thank you, you’ll receive a 20% discount on any other resource : )

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