Meg's Eggs Stick Puppets
These super simple Meg's Eggs stick 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.
♦ Helpful cutting guidelines to support your youngest learners.
♦ Includes useful activity suggestions to give you plenty of ideas for how to use them in engaging practice activities.
♦ Review personal questions and greetings with character dialogues.
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What will my ESL young learners learn?
Stick puppets give you opportunities to practise all sorts of language! You can use them to practise other non-story language while pretending to be a character.
If you intend to use them to retell or roleplay parts of the story, your young learners can practise some of the following:
Character and prop vocabulary
witch (Meg), cat (Mog), owl, diplodocus, stegosaurus, tyrannosaurus, cauldron, cabbages, water plants, eggs
Sample storytelling phrases
- “I’m hungry”
- “Let’s make eggs!”
- Meg hears a noise. What’s that?
- “It’s a stegosaurus!”
- “Quick! Fly away!”
- “Let’s make a spell!”
Game and activity language
Where’s the…? It’s here. It’s there. Is it…? Yes, it is. No, it isn’t. What is it? It’s a.. It’s…
What’s first? What comes next? What’s after/before the…?
Can you find the…? I can see a…
Can I have..? Here you are. Thank you. You’re welcome. Colours, crayons, pens, pencils, glue, scissors. I’m finished.
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 for during and after the craft give you all the steps you need to create a fun and engaging lesson for your young learners. Add in your storytelling (videos on the Meg’s Eggs Story Resource Page), and a vocabulary game and you’re all set.
You can certainly find some free worksheets out there, but I can guarantee your young learners will be much more excited to create and play with these. 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 : )