Professional Creative Development Training

Puppetry & Storytelling

All sessions include demonstration, discussion and hand’s on activities


9.45 -10am Registration and Coffee

10 -11.15am

Session 1 – The Power of the Puppet!
Tools of storytelling in action, why use puppets?
Confidence building techniques in play and performance.
Developing puppet & object play kits for children.

11.15 - 11.30am


11.30 - 1.15pm

Session 2 – Animating the Story.
Linking to children’s literature, traditional tales and multi-cultural myths.
Making simple but effective puppets for storytelling using scrap materials.
Making an environment for child- led play sessions.

1.15pm - 2pm


2 - 3pm

Session 3 – Animating the Object
Object play and mini story bags – telling their own stories with objects.
Learning journeys leading to literacy. Documenting with film and photo.
Telling the story together – family learning.

3 - 3.15pm


3.15 - 4pm

Plenary session – feedback about experiential learning