I'm a puppet maker with a degree in theatre. A former lighting techie, stage manager and producer. And I like to think that with puppetry, the only limit is your imagination. More...
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Are you a teacher lost in the world of puppetry? Whether you are new to the art form or are in need of a refresher course, How to Teach Puppetry is for you! This book can help you get more puppetry into your classroom. It shows you how to take a basic idea for a class and turn it into a lesson plan; with puppet theory explained and examples to get your imagination sparking. Read more about what this book includes; check out some images from the Example Lesson plan, with instructions and patterns for you to use! And don’t forget to check out the reviews from teachers!
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If you’d like to share your pics or videos using the example lesson plan, please do email me! The below slideshow can also be viewed here. Please keep in mind that there are two sets of instructions, one for beginners and one for more experienced builders. The patterns are for finger, glove and rod puppets.
Na’s [my name is Naomi] resources are GREAT for teaching puppetry in schools! … I have printed your book out to have as a resource example for teachers when I go to schools to do residencies.
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