Pupperoos is very excited to release the first of 3 free online videos for teachers on using puppetry in the classroom. Kay Yasugi from Pupperoos teamed up with primary school teacher Kate Roberts, who also teaches English as a Second Language (ESL). This introductory video explores: 1. What kinds of puppets can be used for the classroom (focusing on K-2), including puppets for: –        Behaviour management –        Writing lessons –        Comprehension –        Engaging quiet/shy students –        Revision 2.  Tips on operating puppets 3. Tips on storing puppets 4. Discussing what puppets suit different age ranges Kay would like to thank Kate Roberts for generously giving her time for this project, as well as Robert Bremner (The Amazing House) and students from Homebush West Public School. The puppets used in this video have included those from Folkmanis (http://www.folkmanis.com) and The Puppet Company (http://www.thepuppetcompany.com).  Come back soon to see Parts 2 and 3 of this video series!