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Buddy Puppet

Suggested MSRP: $16.99

SKU: 0095

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Description

Why the Buddy Puppet?

The Buddy Puppet is appropriate for all children but the multi-sensory features are especially important for children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, children who are visually impaired, or children with significant cognitive or physical challenges.

Developmental Benefits

  • Engaging Features
  • Tactile Stimulation
  • Visual Stimulation
  • Auditory Stimulation

Puppets are one of the few toys that have lasted throughout the years as a favorite among both children and adults alike. They have the ability to break down barriers providing an effective means to initiate communication.

Features:

  • Gentle Textures
  • Removable Crinkle Vest
  • Engaging Features
  • Entertaining Sounds
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • Visual Stimulation
  • Tactile Stimulation
  • Tactile Discrimination
  • Auditory Stimulation
  • Memory and Recall
  • Oral Stimulation
  • Hand/Eye Coordination
  • Social Engagement
  • Cognitive Development

Play Ideas

Set the Scene – Write a script, share a story or draw a picture about what Buddy did that day teaching kids about self-expression and promoting creativity.

Storytime – Read a story and make Buddy Puppet be a character from the story. Change voices for the character Buddy is reading too! Reading aloud promotes language skills and bonding.

Arts & Crafts – Get crafty and create a puppet friend for Buddy Puppet out of fabric, popsicle sticks or socks along with other craft supplies.

Cardboard Condo – Use a large cardboard box to create a fun house for Buddy Dog or a theatre for Buddy Puppet. Kids can color and decorate while caregivers do the cutting!

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