Collection: Hand Puppets

Hand Puppets come in all sizes, shapes, colours or themes...People, animals, fantasy there is a hand puppet for everyone! Hand puppets have endless play possibilities. They can tell stories, sing songs, count, spell, encourage...A Hand Puppet is a friendly companion and a cuddly friend!

Hand puppets offer a wide range of possibilities for creative play and storytelling. They come in various sizes, shapes, colors, and themes, making them suitable for people of all ages and interests.

Whether you prefer realistic animal puppets, whimsical fantasy creatures, or even human characters, there's a hand puppet within Mimitoys for everyone.

7 Top Reasons why Hand Puppets can Help your Child

  1. Language Development: Children can practice communication skills by engaging in dialogue with the puppets, giving them voices, and expressing their thoughts and feelings.
  2. Emotional Expression and Empathy: Through puppet play, children can express their emotions and experiences in a safe and non-threatening way.
  3. Imagination and Creativity: Hand puppets stimulate imagination and creativity by encouraging children to invent stories, characters, and situations.
  4. Confidence Building: Using hand puppets allows children to take on different roles and personas. This can boost their self-confidence and self-esteem as they gain a sense of control and empowerment over the puppet's actions and interactions.
  5. Social Skills and Interaction: Hand puppets facilitate social interactions, both among peers and between children and adults. They encourage cooperative play, turn-taking, and collaboration.
  6. Academic Learning: Hand puppets can be incorporated into educational activities to make learning more fun and engaging. They can be used to teach various subjects, such as math, science, and literacy.
  7. Therapeutic Benefits: Hand puppets are often used in therapeutic settings to support children with emotional, behavioral, or developmental challenges. Puppets provide a means of self-expression, helping children communicate their feelings, fears, and experiences.

Hand puppets can be used in a variety of ways to entertain and educate. They can be used to tell stories, bringing characters and narratives to life. By manipulating the puppet and providing it with a unique voice.
Our Top Hand Puppet Suppliers are The Puppet Company, Living Puppets and Fiesta Crafts Puppets.

In my early days stocking puppets in my shop I wrote an exciting blog on the play options puppets offer.