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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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For Teachers Pre-K - K
A sweet lesson 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 how to deal with...
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Happy/Sad Puppets

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Help young children identify their feelings and learn appropriate ways for expressing them. This lesson will help them understand that happy and sad are two different feelings, learn to distinguish and express different feelings, and...
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Using The Opera To Create A Puppet Show

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners become familiar with various types of puppets and then create their own puppets. They use the Verse Play of La Cenerentola and puppets to prepare and conduct a performance.
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Recalling History by Pulling Strings

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners investigate the role and nature of story-telling as it preserves history and culture and discuss how puppetry serves as an effective method of presentation. They create basic outlines for puppet shows that relay important...
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Shadow Puppets

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students analyze visual arts by reading a book in class. In this shadow puppets lesson, students read a book regarding the use of shadows in visual arts and how to create animal silhouettes using light and hands. Students answer study...
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For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the art of puppetry. They design and create their own puppets using helium balloons. They create the three dimensional features for their selected mammals and felt shirts. They perform an impromptu play citing...
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For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students formulate how to make puppets and realize that puppetry, like opera, is another kind of theater. They gain deeper knowledge of the characters in Rossini's La Referentially. Students use this concept to make decisions about...
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Puppets 'n' Plays

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars reinforce communication skills, create the puppets, write or improvise dialog for them, and put on a play.