Puppet making through the grades

  • 64 Pages
  • 0.26 MB
  • English
Davis Publications , Worcester, Mass
Puppet making, Creative activities and seat
Statementby Grizella H. Hopper. Edited by John Lidstone. Photography and visuals (unless otherwise noted) by Sarita R. Rainey.
LC ClassificationsLB1542 .H64
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5994925M
LC Control Number66026642

Puppet Making Through the Grades, Textbook Binding – June 1, by Grizella Heydon. Hopper (Author)Author: Grizella Heydon. Hopper. Get this from a library. Puppet making through the grades. [Grizella Puppet making through the grades book Hopper]. By asking a class questions about a book through another puppet character like "In-terro- gator," a green toothy reptile, an intermediate grade teacher can review a story and measure students' reading comprehension levels in a way that will maintain the attention of the class and prompt cre- ative and interested responses.

Tape or glue thin wooden dowels, cardboard tubes, or sticks onto the backs of their characters to make stick puppets. 5 Encourage children to use their stick puppets to tell stories. Each child can tell her own story, and children can also use their puppets to tell stories in groups of three or four.

Don't forget to make a puppet for yourself so that you can join in the play. 4 While the glue is drying, ask the children to think about what they would like to name their pet puppets.

Invite everyone to bring her puppet to group time. See bottom of this page for how to make brown paper bag puppets. The Class Puppet I have worked in one classroom where the teacher used a puppet, a toad called Sedgewick, as if he were another pupil.

Sedgewick would show the Grade 1 children how to form a certain letter, say a letter h, and he would start at the bottom on the line.

This activity happens after the teacher has conducted several lessons on puppet making. Performing Arts Play – After the puppets are made, the teacher divides the class into groups and the students write a two-three minute play (using a scene from the novel) using their puppets.

Shadow Puppet Theatre. Build a shadow puppet theatre like Inner Child Fun, this would be great for linking shadows to literacy work. Shadow Experiments – Shadow People. Try building people or animals with pipe cleaners, it was quite a challenge to get ours to stand up.

Can you make one shadow twice as tall as another. Puppet Planet: The Most Amazing Puppet-Making Book in the Universe: Kennedy, John: : Books. Buy New. $ Qty: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Qty: /5(23).

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Price. New from/5(49). Make a puppet stage by cutting out the bottom out of a medium-size cardboard box. Provide children with tempera paint, collage materials, or stickers to decorate the box. Make a curtain by placing fabric on each side of the front of the puppet stage.

Now invite the children to perform their puppet shows. Using a puppet to tell a story is a wonderful technique that can lead children to discover the joy of literature and learning.

Puppets can be used “anyway, anywhere, and anytime” to bring stories to life and to spark young imaginations. It doesn’t take a professional puppeteer or an expensive puppet to make storytelling with puppets. Buy Puppet Planet: The Most Amazing Puppet-Making Book in the Universe by Kennedy, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(24). Make a Plan for Puppets. Perhaps one reason many people refrain from using puppets is the uncertainty of knowing just how to use them. With a clear plan in mind, you can use puppets not only at group time but throughout the entire day.

A puppet can be a new classroom friend, a group-time mascot, a take-- home buddy, a confidant, or even a peacemaker. Use a paper plate and art materials to create these "mood faces" and attach them to craft sticks.

Invite your child to use his puppets to act out stories or enhance stories the two of you are reading. Shy children can speak through the puppets, making it easier for them to share their feelings.

This is a wonderful book for making simply puppets from easy-to-find items. The pictures are attractive and the book is full of creative ideas. The book teaches how to make multiple types of puppets, including rod puppets, shadow puppets, hand puppets, and marionettes/5(36).

Emotional Puppets: Have the people in the group get up one at a time and have their puppets act out an emotion. The rest of the group must guess what emotion they are acting out. Me as a Puppet: Give each person in the group various puppet making supplies and have them make a puppet that reflects themselves.

I suggest sticking to one kind of. Teacher Karen Virta teaches preschool children to ask for what they need or want, the theme of week 6 of the Second Step program for early learning. Puppets Malia. The book has all the simple ingredients for a great puppet show: exotic forest backdrops, fun animal characters and of-course Elmer, the patchwork elephant; he would make a glorious puppet.

I Author: Polly Dunbar. The most professional looking one on the cover, is actually only a small puppet, made using a polystyrene dish and a sponge.

If you are looking for a simple project book for your kids to make puppet's using items from around the house, then this is perfect.4/4(24). My students need an alphabet puppet set as well as storytelling puppet sets for The Three Little Pigs, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and The Three Billy Goats Gruff.

First grade is a critical year for young readers.

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I want my students to see reading as fun and captivating, not grueling work. That is why I have introduced a puppet theater into my classroom. Blackboard and many other course management programs offer a shortcut through their gradebook module, however.

The first step is to export the gradesheet. In blackboard you can do this by going to Gradebook (found in Control Panel -> Gradebook) and clicking "Download Grades". An exemplary puppet show would include a completed Puppet Show Planning Sheet & Script as well as a show consisting of at least (2) different puppets representing characters from a book.

The script should include details from the story, and the student-made setting for the show will demonstrate knowledge of the setting in the text.

Grades: Kg-2 Ages: About this project: To familiarize the instructor with puppet making, you might want to look through the book Puppets and Masks by Nan Rump. Students will be delighted with the results of these cute lady bug puppets.

Have fun. Materials: White drawing paper (25cm x 35cm) a selection of colored construction paper; scissors. Jabuti Puppetry Unit (Lesson plan for 8-session puppet theater unit, PDF format) Based on book by Gerald McDermott (Unit Meets Second Grade Content Standards) Article Featuring Puppet Theatre Program at Freese from the Journal for Learning through the Arts (describes impact of arts integration on diverse urban elementary school).

Then I used Seesaw Skills to grade their progress after they completed new typing tests throughout the year. It’s very helpful to have student goals and self-reflections along with the teacher’s grade all in one place when filling out report cards or during parent-teacher conferences.

We’d love to hear how you use Seesaw in the classroom. How to Use Puppets to Promote Reading 1. How to Use Puppets to Promote ReadingBy Gina Giordano Create voices for the puppets Step 5: Design puppet area Step 6: Read the book out loud while using puppets 5.

After the Story Place the students in groups (depending on characters in the story) Assign. Pedro moves to the puppet area and uses Crowell's iPhone to film three classmates performing a show. Another student, Lindsey, remarks that the spider looks like the tap-dancing arachnid in Toca Band, the musical app the students play with on one of the classroom's three iPads.

Spoiler alert: Señor Calavera makes a book to cheer up. Let’s join the fun and make puppets, too. Hand Shadow Puppets. Hand shadow puppets are an easy—and classic—form of puppet making.

Place your two hands between a bright light and the wall, and voilà. Instant shadow puppets. Glove, Mitten and Sock Puppets by Frieda Gates. Pocketful of Puppets: Mother Goose Rhymes by Tamara Hunt and Nancy Renfro. Instant Puppets for Kids by Lois Walker. For a delightful surprize wear an apron with a pocket and have a puppet peeking out of the pocket, or make a puppet pop out of an old purse, or even a paper bag, by cutting a hole in the bottom, and then manipulating the puppet.

From hand puppets to paper bag puppets, your kids will have a blast making their own characters come to life.

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There are even instructions for constructing a variety of at-home puppet theaters. Puppets are a great learning tool for students; children can learn social skills through puppet role play, and they can practice storytelling skills by.Have Gerald come to Piggie's rescue or move them both through the dialogue for a visual representation of their friendship.

Book was written and illustrated by Mo Willems and is for grade levels Hardcover. 64 pages. Dimensions: 9" x 7". Puppets are handmade out of soft sewn tricot and have friendly, screen-printed More».Set a few puppets in your reading corner.

Children will love using the puppets to read a book and turn the pages. PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND MOTOR SKILLS. Sock puppet Slide a puppet over one of each child's feet.

Encourage them to move their legs and feet to make the puppet move.