My teacher uses a Noise Meter similar to this one. The Noise Meter is a cool way to remind students the correct noise level that they should be using! You just use the paper clip and move it to the appropriate noise level the students should be using.
retelling 3 little pigs story spoons. Also included hay for the hay house, spaghetti as sticks and wooden blocks for the brick house. More durable than puppets and the children love to act out the story.