AUTOPLAY
Shadow Puppet Play
9 steps
Hello!
What you’ll need
1
Shoebox
1 sheet
Black Or White Paper Or Card stock
1
Flashlight Or Light From IPhone
1 each
Scissor, Ruler, Pencil & White Crayon
1 roll each
Masking Tape And Clear Tape
1 sheet
Parchment Paper, Wax Paper Or White Copy Paper
1 per puppet
Sticks, Straws Or Wooden Rods
Take cover off of shoebox, turn box over & draw a rectangle around the outer edge.
1. Take cover off of shoebox, turn box over & draw a rectangle around the outer edge.
1
Working with a parent poke a hole with the scissor, cut across to 2 edges & cut out rectangle.
2. Working with a parent poke a hole with the scissor, cut across to 2 edges & cut out rectangle.
2
Using parchment, wax or copy paper trace bottom of box and cut.
3. Using parchment, wax or copy paper trace bottom of box and cut.
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Tape the paper sheet to the inside edges of the box to cover the rectangular hole.
4. Tape the paper sheet to the inside edges of the box to cover the rectangular hole.
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OPTIONAL- Draw, cut & color scrap cardboard pieces to the box to form a decorative theater.
5. OPTIONAL- Draw, cut & color scrap cardboard pieces to the box to form a decorative theater.
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Draw the shadow puppet(s) with white crayon on black paper or card stock.
6. Draw the shadow puppet(s) with white crayon on black paper or card stock.
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Carefully cut on the outside edge of your object making sure to keep its recognizable shape.
7. Carefully cut on the outside edge of your object making sure to keep its recognizable shape.
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Attach a straw, stick or dowel with masking tape to the back of the puppet. Repeat for all puppets.
8. Attach a straw, stick or dowel with masking tape to the back of the puppet. Repeat for all puppets.
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Place a light behind the screen and enjoy putting on a shadow puppet show! Who will you perform for?
9. Place a light behind the screen and enjoy putting on a shadow puppet show! Who will you perform for?
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Thanks!