Published on 28 April 2020
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Online storytime with Karen
Reading There's an alien in your book written by Tom Fletcher, illustrated by Greg Abbott, Published by Penguin Random House.
Alien finger puppets
Materials: pipe cleaners, pom poms, wiggle eyes, scissors, glue.
Take a pipe cleaner and bend in half
Put the bent pipe cleaner underneath middle finger and mark where the top of your fingers are.
Use glue to stick pom poms on each of pipe cleaner where you have marked.
Stick a wiggle eye on the front of each pom pom
Trim the ends of the pipe cleaners so they are approx an inch above the pom poms, then glue two smaller pom poms to the ends.
To use put it underneath your middle finger so the pom poms are on top of your hand.
Credit: Baker Ross
Online Storytime with Karen
Reading We're going on a bear hunt, written by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury and published by Walker books.
Online storytime with Fallon
Reading Jack's worry, written and illustrated by Sam Zuppardi, published by Candlewick Press
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