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Supplies and Preparation

For Mini Shadow Theater:

  • shoeboxes (or different cardboard packing containers), in order that there’s one shadow theater for each two youngsters
  • wax paper or white paper
  • tape
  • scissors

For Hand Shadow Puppets:

  • tall, flat floor to put theaters on (desk, desk, and so forth.)
  • flashlights, one per pair of kids
  • digicam

Put together mini shadow theater forward of time:  

  • Utilizing the underside of a shoe field, minimize out a big rectangle from the underside panel, leaving a couple of 1½-inch border across the edges. Cowl the opening you made with wax paper (or white paper) and safe it with tape. That is your theater.
  • From the opposite, open finish, you’ll prop or maintain a flashlight contained in the field and shine the sunshine on the paper. 
  • Place an object between the flashlight and the paper and see its shadow projected on the surface of the theater.



  • Watch out if utilizing candles, lamps are really useful.

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  • Watch out when chopping out the cardboard-box and paper.

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A Pioneer SamplerA Nice Residing Ebook

This guide is definitely the inspiration for our making a shadow puppet theater! Within the guide, the Robertsons spend a chilly winter's night across the hearth watching to Granny forged shadows on the wall as she tells a foolish story about hobgoblins.

That is such an exquisite approach to be taught concerning the American pioneers. The guide facilities across the Robertsons, a backwoods household of 9. Participating tales about their lives train concerning the way of life of our American forefathers and moms. Interspersed among the many tales are factual pages with stunning line drawings and exercise recommendations. An interesting guide!

Thanks for visiting. I hope that your puppet theater is a grand success!

Little Crimson Using Hood: Shadow Puppets

These shadow puppets will let your youngsters make their model of Little Crimson Using Hood and stage a shadow play at residence or within the classroom!

Shadow Puppet Theater

That is my daughter, quickly to be 10 years previous, posing along with her newly created shadow puppets and puppet theater. This craft was really easy to make! We began with a cereal field, rescued from the recycling pile.

Printing Shadow Puppets on Clear Movie

Should you get printable clear movie (there may be film for inkjet printers and film for laser ones) and use it for printing designs, you’ll solely must do very fundamental chopping earlier than the puppets will probably be able to play with.

Execs: Fast and reasonably cheap.

Cons: It is possible for you to to stage shadow puppet reveals by holding the transparencies in opposition to the display, however you will be unable to forged crisp shadows on the wall with a flashlight or do experiments with mild.

Hand Shadow Puppet Animals

by way of Artists Serving to Kids

Listed below are some extra cute concepts from Artists Helping Children that you may check out. We love the butterfly, canine, camel, reindeer, and goat. You’ve got choices galore and we’re certain you’ll be able to give you some too.

via Lemon Harangue Pie

by way of Lemon Harangue Pie

There’s an extra nice collection of hand shadow puppets right here together with turtle, rhinoceros, cat, and geese. Which one will you strive first?


Inform youngsters that they are going to be making shadow puppets with their fingers. 

  1. Have youngsters work in pairs and invite them to think about shadow puppets they’ll make utilizing one or each of their fingers. Encourage them to make puppets that may transfer. 
  2. Have every youngster show his or her hand puppet within the mini theater. Then see if their companion can imitate his or her hand puppet.  

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Shadowgraphy Information

Oh, I like saying that out loud. Strive it now. Just a few instances.

Now, say it with a humorous accent.

Shadowgraphy (or Ombromanie) is the artwork of utilizing fingers to kind figures onto a display utilizing shadows. It may be traced again to 18th Century, though the thought might be a lot older.

Shadow puppets of Indonesia had been being carried out round 850 AD and in China throughout the Tang Dynasty (618 – 907).

Learn extra about Shadowgraphy at Magicpedia additionally Shadowgraphy on Wikipedia