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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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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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Finger Puppets

For Teachers K - 2nd
Have some fun with these cute animal finger puppets! Each oval-shaped finger puppet features an animal or insect, including bees, mice, and snakes, and instructs kids how to create each finger puppet with scissors and glue.
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Finger Puppets

For Students K - 2nd
Develop fine motor skills and put on a play with these finger puppets! Using this worksheet, learners color, cut out, and glue together finger puppets. There are 4 puppets: a girl, boy, dog, and a lion. As an extension activity, you...
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What is a puppet?

For Teachers K - 11th
Students construct puppets from reused materials, creating a story.
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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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Three Little Pigs Body Puppets

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Here is a six-page worksheet packet that contains very nice black-line masters of the characters in The Three Little Pigs. These are meant to be colored in and used as hand puppets by the kids when they produce a play of the story. This...
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Shadow Puppets: An Arts-Integrated Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars, after reviewing and discussing the history of shadow puppet theater, create shadow puppets to retell important elements of stories/poems read in the classroom. The puppets are designed to accurately portray unique aspects...
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Shadow Puppets

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students examine the role of shadow puppets. They create their own puppet and put on a play.
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Hats And Bats Puppets

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students 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.
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Shadow Puppets

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students 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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Chinese Dragon Puppet

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students discover the importance of the dragon in Chinese culture. Using a template, they make their own dragon hand puppet and color it with watercolor paints. To end the lesson, they read stories about dragons and their role in the...
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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 plan, 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...
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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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Puppet Friends

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Learning how to be a good friend in school is a very important skill. Designed for young learners, the resource goes into social skills such as using good manners, taking turns, and being kind to people. Pupils use a paper bag and art...
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Raven The Trickster Puppet Tales

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners 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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Artist Puppet Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners research a famous artist of their choice. They then create a puppet that resembles the artist along with a miniature version of his/her work. In groups of two, they develop a dialogue their puppet will use in a puppet show...
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Family Send-Home: Shadow Puppets

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Learners create shadow puppets. In this early childhood lesson plan, students construct their own shadow-puppet stage and shadow puppets. This aesthetic activity allows the learners to learn hands-on how light and objects work together...
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Language Arts: Stick Puppet Show

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Young scholars create short stories and make stick puppets to act it out. After editing their stories, they glue used CDs or DVDs to popsicle sticks and decorate them as the story characters. Finally, students present their puppet shows...
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Garbage: A Puppet's Paradise

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students make puppets from recycled materials. In this puppetry and recycling instructional activity, students investigate different types of puppets and their uses. They make puppets using mostly recycled materials such as old socks,...
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Jive Foil Puppets

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Pupils engage in a lesson plan that is about the creation and use of Jive Foil Puppets. They conduct research using a variety of resources to gather information for differences in use by different cultures. Students create their own...
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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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Pop-Up Puppets

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Young scholars read "Peter Spier's Circus!" and identify the literature's setting and characters. They work in small groups to create a circus stage set and puppets based on their reading. Students perform a puppet show using their set...
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You Are the Puppet Master

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students present a puppet show. In this artistic expression lesson, students learn about puppetry. Students make a puppet, learn professional puppetry techniques and present a puppet show.

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