on a Puppet Show!
This magical workshop
introduces students to the wonderful world of puppets – teaching them
the basic skills of puppet making and storytelling. After hearing a
story, participants create a simple puppet. Then, they are encouraged to
participate in telling the story and add their puppet to the
The puppets and
storytelling elements allow students to explore their imaginations,
creativity, language skills, hand/eye coordination, memory recall,
self-esteem, and performance talents. In this group environment, they
also learn to listen and share ideas.
Age of participants:
JK to Grade 4 (Ages 4 to 9)
are introduced to the participants using storytelling with shadow
figures. They see how shadow puppets are made and how the shadows are
cast. Then, they build a story from their ideas and create a shadow
puppet to add to the story.
A performance will be
presented at the end of the workshop.
The puppets are
used in small groups around a shadow screen.
Grade 2 to Grade 10 (Ages
7 to 15)