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Felt Puppets


More puppets, but this time we’re celebrating spring. It’s a great way for children to talk about the changes they’re seeing in nature; how plants are awakening, flowers are blooming, and little creatures are suddenly everywhere. They can use these observations to help them develop ideas for puppets.

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Lonely Sock Puppets

P1160809Their mates abandoned them, and left them to languish in the corners of drawers. They are known as the lonely socks, unpaired outcasts deserving of a second chance at life…as puppets. In the mood for some sock history? Check out lonelysock.com where you can learn, among other things, about the Bureau of Missing Socks…uh huh.

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Puppet Theatre: Let The Drama Begin

Children at a Puppet Theatre in Paris, 1963. Photo:www.christies.com

We all have a story to tell. Humans have been at it for a while, with the first recorded play being in ancient Egypt in 2500BC. This table top theatre project will undoubtedly help spawn a few storytellers, armed with lots of imagination. Let the drama begin! Continue reading

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