I don’t think we do this enough. We don’t talk to our kids about those in the community who help us day in and day out. Learn how to make community helper puppets with your kids to go alongside your community helper lesson in your homeschool.
With so much rhetoric surrounding police officers, it would benefit us and them to focus on how all community helpers including police officers help us all, especially in protecting the community. Many times our community helper contributions go unappreciated and unnoticed. We don’t share with our kids how with them doing what they do best to keep our communities functioning.
Paper bag puppets are a timeless craft your kids will enjoy without fail. These types of simple yet meaningful crafts combine art, scissor skills, and pretend play.
Check out these resources that will help you teach all about community helper lessons in your homeschool:
Community Helpers Book Set – 20 Early Reading Booklets for PK-2 or SPED about Different Community WorkersCommunity Helpers Kids Vests (8 Pieces) Farmer, Scientist, Chef, Mail delivery, Construction, Doctor, Police Officer and FirefighterLet’s Meet a Firefighter (Cloverleaf Books TM _ Community Helpers)Let’s Meet a Police Officer (Cloverleaf Books TM _ Community Helpers)Let’s Meet a Veterinarian (Cloverleaf Books TM _ Community Helpers)Imagination Generation Little Professionals Wooden Character Set (15 pieces)Clothesline Clues to Jobs People DoNational Geographic Readers: Helpers in Your Neighborhood (Pre-reader)
Check out how to make community helper puppets in your homeschool from Fantastic Fun and Learning.
Jeannette is a wife, mother and homeschooling mom. She has been mightily, saved by grace and is grateful for God’s sovereignty throughout her life’s journey. She has a Bachelor in English Education and her MBA. Jeannette is bi-lingual and currently lives in the Tongan Islands of the South Pacific. She posts daily freebies for homeschoolers!