Virtual Workshop

Paper Zoo Shadow Puppetry

with Tales from the Shadows and Mark Langtry

Paper Zoo Shadow Puppetry

1000 1000 Carolyn Croke

Discover the world of shadow puppetry and the science of light & shadows while creating your very own Paper Zoo.

Join expert shadow puppeteer Emily Collins (Tales from the Shadows) and Mark Langtry for a step by step guide to making your very own shadow puppet zoo.

You can follow along at home as Emily shows you how to craft your own shadow puppet box, create your own puppets & put on your own show! Mark Langtry will be there to explain all of the fascinating facts about light & shadows.

This is a family workshop for children and their grown-ups to do together.

Materials needed to join in with this workshop;
  • Card or stiff paper, any colour
  • Scissors / Cutters (Only to be used by an adult)
  • Pencil
  • Straws, Screws, Sticks, Pens or Similar to stick the puppets on,
  • Tape or Glue Stick
  • Cardboard – A4 or larger (large cereal boxes work well)
  • Large piece of white paper (as large as the card board)
  • Light source, torch or adjustable table lamp.
  • Optional: Embellishments
  • Stickers, ribbon, coloured tape etc
  • Old wine corks – if you want free-standing puppets
  • Thumb tacks or brass fasteners

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