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Puppetry Helps Kids Learn how to Respect our Rivers!

We were pleased to partner with Oldman Watershed Council at the Helen Schuler Nature Centre in Lethbridge, Alberta, in March of 2018, with a Fish Stick puppet workshop.  Participants made some simple puppets and an aquatic habitat complete with clean, clear water and healthy riparian vegetation. Then, they recorded a quick clip using their handcrafted puppets.  This … Continue reading Puppetry Helps Kids Learn how to Respect our Rivers!

Puppet Pop-Up Studio Sat June 16th!

Puppet Pop-Up Studio: Caterpillar to Butterfly Saturday, June 16, 2018, 1pm-3pm Haysboro Community Association 1204 89 Ave SW $15 per person at the door Ages 4+ (children must participate with an adult) Make a glittery caterpillar marionette and then make a beautiful butterfly. Go on a parade! Celebrate summer!  Join guest artist Ali DeRegt from Pape and Taper Productions as … Continue reading Puppet Pop-Up Studio Sat June 16th!

Professional Development Opportunities for Teachers and Childcare Workers

Calling all educators and professionals who work with children and youth!  The Puppet Power 2018: Story Conference presents key learnings and tools vital to professionals in education, healthcare and therapy.  Puppetry is not only an effective learning tool in the classroom but can also be a valuable healing tool.  Come to the whole conference to learn more or get tickets to a workshop … Continue reading Professional Development Opportunities for Teachers and Childcare Workers