Crafts: Put on a Play!

Push kids’ imaginations into high gear with these colorful, comical seasonal characters.

  • Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5

These puppets are easy to create: Collect images of characters from your favorite books (or have kids draw their own!). Add pipe cleaners to form the bodies, then attach to craft sticks with classroom glue or glue dots. Pass them out, along with some favorite fables and fairy tales. They can improvise or write their own dialogue, then act out dramas in pairs or small groups.


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  • Subjects:
    Arts and Crafts, Dolls, Toys, Puppets, Literature through Dramatic Interpretation, Creativity and Imagination

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