Attempting to educate children in an engrossing and entertaining fashion undoubtedly poses its challenges, as many parents will be able to attest from the weeks since schools closed en masse amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
However, you and your little one could find solace in the following book sets, which are all in our stock and come with enchanting animal-based puppets to enliven the reading experience.
An elephant never forgets, least of all a good tune. You and your child should soon be able to relate, thanks to the CD packaged with this particular storytelling collection.
The included book and pair of elephant glove puppets allow readers to follow and live out the tale of Albert – whose curly trunk, he soon finds out, gives him a stunning and unexpected talent.
“Slow and steady wins the race”? You can find out how true that adage actually is by picking this story from our selection of educational book sets.
Learn what develops when a turtle pits himself against a bear in a race, with the two animals represented by puppets; a version of this set with the bear as a finger puppet is also available.
You and your kids can “have a giraffe” in the right kind of way – although Gerald the Giraffe, the double-left-footed star of this book, is not its only character included in finger-puppet form.
Also waiting to be animated by your fingers are a rhino, chimpanzee, lion, zebra and elephant, who all mock poor Gerald for his inability to dance.
German-born writer and illustrator Judith Kerr’s 1970 classic Mog the Forgetful Cat is now available with the tabby-cat star herself as a puppet.
In this heart-warming story, Mog repeatedly runs into trouble due to her forgetfulness... until, one night, it suddenly proves unexpectedly useful.
When lovable pooch Nipper’s owner Richard one day forgets to bring his lunchbox to work with him, Nipper goes on an adventure to reunite Richard with his midday nourishment.
This collection contains a brown-and-white dog glove puppet to go with the softback book – and adding this set to an order worth more than £10 overall means that we can deliver multiple books to you for free in the UK.
In short, when you’re on the lookout for the very best educational book sets for keeping your kids happy while homeschooling, there’s really no need for you to shop anywhere other than Puppets By Post!