Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft

*NEW* Sock Puppets

Category Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft

Grades Grades 1-3 (Half Day)

Curriculum Connections Visual Arts, Drama

Students learn the rich history of puppets from around the world and participate in puppetry activities involving expression, movement and sound. Best of all, each student creates a one-of-a-kind puppet using a variety of materials.

Working with a variety of materials, students explore the creative process to make a unique response.

Key Inquiry Question: How can we use a puppet to tell a story?

Program Objectives
By the end of the program, students will:

  • Participate in a puppet show to stimulate discussion of the history of puppets
  • Produce a three-dimensional sock puppet using collage techniques
  • Perform a series of puppet activities including movement, expression and sound using their own puppets

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