B-YW-HP14 Snake Hand Puppet
Slithering Sliding Snake can be cleverly worn on the top of the arm.
The hand can be placed through the elastic loop on the snakes belly and then up into the snakes head. With the movement of the hand and arm from side to side the snake will slither and slide .
S for Snake
tune: Do Re Mi
S for snake, a great big snake
R for when I run away
C for climb, the highest tree
A he's still after me
J for when I go and jump
Ouch! I land upon a stump
N he's almost caught me now
He is such a big, bad snake, snake, snake, snake...
(repeat a little faster)
The snake hand puppet is made with cotton material.
The underbelly is in yellow.
The eyes and spotted effect on the snakes body have been hand appliquéd. The nose is hand embroidered.
Red forked ribbon creates the tongue.
NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN UNDER THREE YEARS OF AGE.
A great asset for teachers and parents at story telling time.
As every hand puppet is handmade, every one is unique.
Story of fair trade producer group accompanies each handpuppet.
Measurements of hand puppet
Length is approx. 37 cms
Width at widest point( on the snakes head) is approx. 13 cms.
Handmade and purchased from the fair trade organization, YWCA Craft Centre, Bangladesh. The YWCA Craft centres are located in the capital Dhaka, and also in Kalijong and Savar villages. About 450 ladies, many uneducated and previously destitute are employed by the YWCA. Benefits include a compulsory 10% savings programme, interest free loans and health and legal support.