5 to 10s
Let your child's imagination go wild with puppets and shadows. This is a fun way to enjoy story telling and hand eye co-ordination.
: 15 minutes
: Any Age
Utility knife (optional)
Draw puppet outlines on paper.
Have children decorate and colour the puppets.
Cut out the puppets, and sticky tape a straw to each one.
Give to children, show them how to move the puppet near a wall, with light behind them by using a torch or natural lighting.
Watch the shadow puppets move and interact with each other.
Try telling a story and have your children use the puppets to act it out. Then ask them to make up a story of their own.
#5 to 10s
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