Students examine the role of shadow puppets. They create their own puppet and put on a play.
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The Ancient Art of Shadow Puppet Plays
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...
3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Shadow Puppets: An Arts-Integrated Lesson Plan
Learners, 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 of...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
Shadow Theater - Bringing Your Character to Life
Get ready to make a few characters to put on a show and make understanding a complex text that much more fun. Shadow puppets are used to bring the epic story of Rama to life. Not only are the puppets going to help learners connect to the...
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Shadows & Light, Science & Puppetry
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,...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts