Making your own masks
Bring out the animal in your little one by making masks together.
This mask-making activity not only makes for a great thing to do on a rainy day, but can bring out the storyteller in your little animal.
The relationship between drama and the development of literacy skills among young children is well documented, and nothing encourages dramatic re-enactment more than masks and dressing up. Play-acting as animals can develop literacy skills such as:
- Story understanding
- Reading comprehension.
Make your own print-and-colour animal masks:
This article was written for Kidspot New Zealand.