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Make hand puppets

Celebrate the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, Article 31: Children's right to play and rest

Activity time: 20 minutes

Children have the right to rest and play in their own way. 

Play and rest are times when we can learn about ourselves and the world around us, as well as recharge our bodies and minds. 

In this video we make paper hand puppets and learn about why it’s important to take time to play and relax.  

Download the booklet for more fun activities: 

  • Make a puppet theatre 
  • Role play 
  • Dance your name 
  • Make tape train tracks 
  • Relax: cloud-watching, breathing arms, sensory countdown 

Family guide

You’ll need....

  • paper or card
  • scissors
  • crayons, textas, pencils
  • glue stick or sticky tape.