We offer puppetry training for anyone who works with children. We will give you puppet-making ideas and practical tips to teach children to puppeteer through simple games and activities. Additionally, everyone who attends the session will receive a small resource pack to take away.
“We now have 20 more nearly newly-qualified teachers committed to using puppets in their English classes.”
We also run INSET sessions at our venues from time to time – keep an eye on this page for upcoming dates.
NEW Workshop: Using Shadow Puppetry to Teach Light and Shadows
The beautiful art-form of shadow puppetry is the perfect vehicle for learning about shadow and light creatively, practically and absorbingly. This two-hour practical session is targeted at teachers and educators but is open to anyone who is interested in learning how to make shadow puppets suitable for making with children and exploring what you can do with them.
When?: Wednesday 9th November, 4:30pm
We’ll Come to You
We can deliver training in your school to explore ways of using puppetry in your classrooms. We offer whole day, half day or evening slots and can design a session to suit your needs.
Puppets for EYFS and KS1
This session will teach you a range of simple but impressive puppet makes for younger children. The puppets can be adapted for different characters, such as animals.
Learn the different techniques for making shadow puppets and explore how to use them with your pupils. Shadow puppets can be used for storytelling as well as learning about shadow and light.
Table Top Puppets
Learn how to make a person puppet that can be linked to story characters or history topics.
Your staff will leave the session with example puppets they have made and lots of ideas for teaching the children you work with.
Sounds great – how do I book a session?
Cost: Costs are based on groups of up to 20 adults (we can work with more but this will affect the cost).
Two hour session: £250+VAT
Half day session (up to 4 hours): £325+VAT
Whole day session (up to 7 hours): £425+VAT
To enquire about a session please complete the form below.