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Alberta Culture Days

September 9

Sharing my Crayons - Alberta Culture Days

We are pleased to be part of ‘Celebrate Our Identity’ – Alberta Culture Days, September 2023 at Okotoks Library 

We doing 2 workshops for 2 different ages groups Preregistration required.

Sharing My CrayonsSharing my Crayons - Alberta Culture Days

Date: Saturday, September 9, 2023
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Ages: 6-9 years

Inspired by the short poem “Sharing My Crayons”, participants will make a colourful paper and cloth rod puppet. This basic puppet style has lots of expressive movement and is easy to make with a step-by-step creation process. Fun puppet improv games round out the workshop, as we think about what friendship really means.



Self Portrait puppets fro Alberta Culture Days If You Could Wear My Sneakers

Date: Saturday, September 9, 2023
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Ages:  10-12 yearsIn the spirit of friendship and understanding, participants will make a self portrait puppet face for their shoe and act out this fun poem by Sheree Fitch. They will consider what makes themselves unique and what they share with others. Wendy will pass along some paper sculpture techniques and a bit of math when reviewing face proportions, as well as puppet animation tips.

Special thanks to Alberta Culture Days – Government of Alberta for their support in making this program possible.



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Okotoks, Alberta T1S 1A6 Canada
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