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Bakster and Bird
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A song-less Bird and a Mouse named Bakster, discover the true meaning of friendship

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Bakster and Bird, the feature film divided into seven short Episodes

Bakster and BirdBakster and Bird is the story of two surprising friends – a bird named Bird who has lost her song, and Bakster, a philosophical mouse who dreams of flying! After many thwarted plans and close calls, they discover they can attain their dreams and find their true selves by helping one another.
With endearing characters, intriguing contraptions, original music and a thoughtful theme, this beautiful video production engages children and adults alike.


Seven Episode Inspos ** 

Episode Inspo

Episode Inspos use the power of puppetry to promote active and robust creative experiences and feature:

  • Introduction to the Episode’s plot and theme
  • Discussion Questions for both younger and older viewers to help understand the story elements and scaffold to further learning.
  • Instructions and Activation Ideas for a different and related Puppet Project for each Episode, sparking children’s agency and cultivating creativity.
  • Extension ideas and activities for further fun follow-up.

** (meaning something that serves as inspiration or motivation)

PLUS more fun 

  • Bakster’s Dictionary
  • Production Notes: Behind the Scenes Blog

Production Notes

PLUS – Purchasable items on WPTS Online Shop 

  • Bakster’s Portfolio of Plans 
  • Inspo Notebook + Stickers
  • “Artists Talk Session” (in person or online)
  • Printed and Bound set of Episode Inspos