1. Appeals to children of all ages.
2. Develops coordination and timing.
3. Helps boys and girls gain self-confidence.
4. Can be used with a variety of themes and seasons.
5. Develops creativity and variety for both teachers and children.
6. Opportunity to release fears and frustrations in an acceptable way.
7. Aids in overcoming inhibitions because of speaking through an object.
8. Motivates children to become involved because puppets are high interest objects.