Sockette Puppet - Rupert
These British Sockettes are larger-than-life, big-mouthed characters with friendly faces.
Rupert is made from knitted wool, and measures about 40cm long. This puppet is excellent for encouraging social interaction, communication and language skills. Parents will find kids captivated during story-time, and the kids will make their own little plays and scenarios. Sockettes are paticular simple to use!
The safety rating for unsupervised play is 3 years+, but sockettes are perfect for using with children below this age. Use them to tell stories and hide-n-peek, but they're not to be left with an unsupervised 0-3 year old.
Imaginative and creative play helps children to develop language and communication skills. It develops and promotes creativity and imagination. Creative and imaginative play also encourages children to become more confident and develop a stronger sense of identity. When children come together in imaginative play, it aids in their social and emotional development. Listening to others, negotiation and co-operation all result from this type of play.