A wise teacher makes learning enjoyable

Creative Puppet Workshops 

 

 

Creative shows would be happy to run a puppet workshop in your school.  

Circle of Puppet Pals and JP

The Benefits for the Children

  • Design and make their puppet to keep (based on level ability)
  • Have experience using professional puppets and professional stages
  • Learn the secrets of basic professional puppetry
  • Loads of fun and laughter for the children
  • Learn to co-operate with other pupils in devising original work
  • Gain confidence through presenting their work to an audience

The Benefits for the Teachers:

  • Join in the fun and have loads of follow up material for future classes

  • Unlock the potential of a very powerful teaching tool that will help children with children improve their reading skills and devise their own stories.

What will happen :

  • A twenty minute Comedy Show with Hilarious puppets and the funniest magic trick routines sets the workshop on the right foot ...erm...I mean hand!
  • Everyone chooses a puppet friend from my professional stock and keeps it for the rest of the first hour
  • Learning professional tips on mouth movement, eye contact and stage crafting
  • Learning how to move the puppet to the music
  • Build a character profile on their puppet and learn how to do a character profile diary
  • Learning the puppet story grid

     The Final  hour after a short break

  • Designing and making their own puppet and learning about the eye triangle
  • Creating a character profile diary for their new puppet friend
  • Working in groups to create their own puppet stories and practical use of the puppet story grid
  • Perform (improvise) as many newly devised puppet skits as time will allow

What I will Bring:

  • Brickwall with a bin - a Professional Puppet Stage (The Full version will take up one side of a hall and the scaled down version will fit in a classroom)
  • Height Adjustable Professional Puppet Stage
  • Enough Professional Puppets for the children to borrow
  • All the supplies for the children to make their very own puppet.
  • Pat tested Sound System

Cost :

An entire class can participate in a two hour workshop.  The cost for one workshop booked either in the morning or the afternoon is £190.00 plus travel (30p per mile round trip from B14 6JN) NB. 

All materials including glue is included in the price.

It is possible to do 2 workshops in a day...one in the morning and one in the afternoon the cost will be £345.00 - £20.00 % plus travel (30p per mile round trip from B14 6JN) for the day.

Contact us today to book an excellent workshop for your class today.