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Storytelling with Puppetry

Storytelling with puppetry: A 2 day experiential and creative workshop

Day 1 : EXPERIENCE the magic of storytelling with puppetry

(For parents and children, and anyone young at heart)

Puppet show Russian fairytale “Magic Swan-Geese”

Cost: Free

Day 2 : CREATE the magic of storytelling with puppets

(Adults only) limited to 20 participants

CREATE We will craft a table puppet and create characters for the fairy tale “The Magic Porridge pot” . Will tap upon the magic and wonder of telling beautiful stories with table puppets made by your own hands. (Basic sewing skills required)

Cost: $10 per participant to cover materials.

The use of the puppetry to tell a story is a hallmark of Waldorf education and an essential experience to a Waldorf early childhood classroom. With help of the lovingly hand crafted puppets the storyteller is able to bring to life a variety of themes and moods with the simplest of gestures. A story told with puppets creates a connection, nourishes the senses, and draws an unique participation on the part of the child.

Earlier Event: November 7
Veteran's Day Waldorf Handwork Experience
Later Event: November 21
Lantern Walk & Potluck