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86 resources with the concept puppetry

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Odyssey of the Mind Curriculum Activity: Fantastic Fairy Tale

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Learning about literature can be so much fun; it can also be made more accessible through projects and dramatic play. As they explore theme, character, and setting, the class gets creative and makes a dramatic recreation of a classic...
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RSC Activity Toolkit: Romeo and Juliet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Is your head beating as if it would break into twenty pieces looking for activities to accompany a reading of the woeful tale of Juliet and her Romeo? Here's a weighty tool kit that won't hurt your back. The packet is divided into 20...
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Puppet Show

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
It's a play, it's a story, it's a puppet show! A lively resource provides academics with a creative outlet to express their views on diversity and social justice. Scholars are responsible for writing, creating, and performing a puppet...
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Make Your Own Mythic Mask or Puppet

For Students 6th - 12th
No need to wait until Halloween to create a mask. Young anthropologists get involved in the centuries-old tradition of mask and puppet making with the help of an engaging resource that shows them how to craft their own masks or puppets.
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Let's Make an Elastic Puppet

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Create bending joints—but don't break! The activity shows how to make a puppet using straws and fishing line. Pupils create cuts to make joints that rely on the elasticity of the straw to bend and return to their original shapes.
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Peeping Groundhog Puppet

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Using paper and a pencil, produce a pop-up puppet of a groundhog that peers out and over it's burrow to tell us when Spring is coming. 
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Activities for Supporting Oral Language Development

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Support young scholars' oral language development with the use of four early childhood activities. To reinforce proficiency, pupils read with an adult, play a game of telephone with their peers, put on a play with puppets or stuffed...
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Teaching Folklore

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Wonderful worksheets and activities complementing six sequential lessons are what you'll find in this unit on folklore. Pupils create folktales using literary devices and included story starters, compare and contrast different folklores,...
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Dancing Skeleton Puppets

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students study the Mexican holiday known as The Day of the Dead. In this holiday lesson, students study bones, listen to Tony Johnston's, Day of the Dead and learn on about the holiday. They listen to two more books before making puppets...
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Castles With Character

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars read historic or contemporary fiction that is set in and around castles. Then they build castles and characters to use in retelling stories, demonstrating their understanding of fiction texts and period architecture....
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The Ancient Art of Shadow Puppet Plays

For Teachers 3rd
Shadow puppetry has an ancient past, it is also a great way to build oral expression and reading fluency. Young thespians research folk tales, compare and contrast reality and fantasy, then create and perform a shadow puppet play based...
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Shadows & Light, Science & Puppetry

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Lights, shadows, action, and inquiry await your artistic scientists. They explore the way light travels, absorbs, reflects, and transmits through shadow play. They create folktale-inspired shadow puppets, explore the science of light,...
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Paper Bag Butterfly Puppets

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Whether you're using it to tell stories, explore the letter b, or during a life science lesson, these butterfly puppets will be a hit. Youngsters use crayons, tissue paper, and paper bags to create butterfly puppets.
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Puppet Show

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students create a puppet show for a play. They choose the puppet characters they wish to enact the play and develop scenarios.
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Interactive Rainforest Animals

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Research a rainforest animal to create a puppet and video. Emerging scientists research an animal, create a puppet and video, then present their findings as mixed media presentation. Great way to incorporate art, research, writing, and...
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Gingerbread Man Retell

For Teachers K
Explore the concept of retelling a story with the Gingerbread Man. Read various gingerbread man stories with your class. They will create character puppets and retell the story to one another and in small groups. Additionally, they will...
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Finger Puppet Dogs

For Students K - 2nd
Cut, color, and paste. Sounds like a trip to the hairdresser. Nope, it's a mini project that requires little ones to color each dog-themed finger puppet, cut them out, and paste the backs to make fun finger-sized friends. Note: The...
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Trying New Things

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Puppets are like magical objects for young learners! Often, a child will feel more comfortable "talking to" a puppet than to an adult. Here, youngsters make puppets and use them to act out stories about having new experiences. As a final...
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Oops!

For Teachers Pre-K - K
A sweet instructional activity on social behavior is here for you and your very young learners. Pupils discuss embarrassing things that have happened to them at school, and how it made them feel to be teased about them. After deciding...
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Talk With the Presidents

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students create a model of a president. After choosing a president they would like to learn more about, students research their president's life and work. Students use modeling clay to create finger puppet of their president and use...
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Shadow Puppets

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners experiment with the effects that various light and puppet positions have on shadows they make with their hands and arms. They work in pairs to trace their shadows and create puppets with the silhouettes. Afterward, they make...
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Regal & Royal

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars follow a multi-step process to construct a hand puppet from a fairy-tale of their choice. Then they decorate their puppets with collage and marker techniques using various crayola supplies. Students also present a puppet...
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Raven The Trickster Puppet Tales

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the legends of Native Americans that are found in the Northwest Region. They conduct research using a variety of resources and create puppets and a stage for the acting of one of the...
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Hats And Bats Puppets

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners engage in a lesson that is concerned with the concept of creating a hand puppet centered around the theme of sports. The lesson includes the steps needed to create the puppets and then students could discuss their favorite sports.