A playful approach

To increase the engagement of children

Discover what children don't tell you as an adult

Understanding Children: The Challenge of Communication

Have you ever found yourself puzzled by a child’s behavior? Perhaps they look at you angrily, withdraw into their own world, or comply reluctantly with your requests—all while failing to communicate their true feelings.

This can be deeply frustrating. Despite your best efforts to be approachable and trustworthy, it might seem like nothing works, leaving you feeling inadequate and helpless.

A Simple Yet Powerful Solution

I understand these challenges firsthand from many sleepless nights trying to connect with children. However, everything changed when I introduced a hand puppet into my interactions.

Suddenly, children began to engage differently. The puppet opened up new avenues for communication—children felt safer and more willing to express themselves. This approach has not only made communication easier but also more enjoyable and filled with moments of spontaneous joy and trust.

Why Puppets Work

A hand puppet offers what we as adults cannot—a unique, non-threatening channel for interaction that children instinctively trust. By utilizing this dynamic, you can double your communicative possibilities: speak as yourself and through the puppet, encouraging children to explore language, express their thoughts, and actively participate.

It works in the home environment, in the classroom, in groups, and in child support services.

Enhancing Child Development by Integrating a Puppet Will Bring You:

More Contact:

The puppet fosters deeper connections, making it easier for children to open up.

More Language:

The puppet adds an element of safety and friendship, encouraging richer communication.

More Engagement:

The puppet simplifies expressing oneself and responding, increasing participation.

More Insight:

The puppet aids in clarifying children’s thoughts and feelings, offering greater understanding.

Our plan for you

The Four Essential Steps for Engaging Children with Your Puppet

We Make A Plan

Where are you now and where do you want to go? Who are the children you want to help with your puppet?

Create A Lively Puppet

Some technical and play skills are necessary; your puppet needs to be lively and believable.

Built Relationships

Your puppet can make a significant difference if it focuses on and connects with the relationship with the child.

Someting To Tell

Your puppet becomes a fantastic tool when you use it to introduce subjects, plans, and games.

Bridge the Gap and Regain Control

Lower the threshold, bridge the gap, get back in control and no longer feel inadequate. If inaction hasn’t helped, if traditional methodes didn’t helped, this approach will.

Starting to use a puppet will empower you to create engaging and accessible interactions with children, revitalizing your connection and effectiveness.

You have the right to a tool that makes your life easier and your connections deeper.


Hear from our clients

Our clients love working with us, just read what they have to say!

“In one word: amazing! I enjoyed all the knowledge you’ve shared. Because of you, I’ve gained more courage to use my puppet, even in a 5th-grade class.״
“Helen teaches you how to really start storytelling through a hand puppet. She begins with very simple and accessible topics that I had never thought of before. ״
“I benefited a lot from the course. It opened up a whole new world for me; I had never looked at a puppet in this way before.״
Independent Contractor
“Helen gave me the confidence that I can really get started with my puppet. She shows a combination of knowledge and practice.״

Discover the Unspoken: Use A Puppet in Communication with Children


Explore how a simple puppet can transform your interactions and enhance children’s involvement. Join our free course to learn about an innovative, playful way to connect with children on a deeper level. 

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Published in a renowned Dutch professional journal for early childhood specialists.

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