Learn the wonderful art of puppet making and puppetry.
Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for children aged 6 to 11 years. It is open to all ability levels and children don’t need any previous experience. Parents are not expected to accompany children on these courses. All our staff are DBS checked.
The course is accessible for children of all abilities who can participate in practical art and craft activities. We can provide a learning support worker and a parent or carer may assist their child if required. The room is wheelchair accessible.
Age ranges are set carefully to take into account key age developments, materials being used and course stimulus. It is very important that age ranges are not too large or across key stages and therefore need to be adhered to.
What will you learn on this course?
This is a fun one-day workshop where children will learn the art of puppetry and crafting a puppet.
With individual support from the tutor, the children will be guided through the process of designing and constructing their puppets out of crafty materials such as felt, pipe cleaners, popsicle sticks and accessories such as pom poms. They will be able to take their finished puppet home at the end of the day.
The course is designed to encourage creativity, imagination, teamwork and build confidence whilst having fun.
Do you need to bring anything?
Children need to bring their own lunch to eat on a supervised one hour break. All course materials and equipment are provided.
Are there any additional costs?
There are no additional costs for this course.
Who teaches this course?