kit contains 15 handmade robust puppets for long lasting imaginary
Illustrated are two major themes for the topic
- Space including planets, rocket ships and
- Underwater, with fish, seashells, mermaids
These shadow puppets are just the right size for
hands on experiential play.
All you need to use them effectively is a light
source such as the white board or overhead projector , or simple
hand held torches. As well as a white sheet or white board to
project on. They are also strong enough to be used outside with
natural light for outdoor provision.
Simple shadow puppet kits can be made for any
theme or story, and are incredibly effective, particularly
following the Reggio Emilia approach.
multiple symbolic languages
Using the arts as a symbolic
language through which to express their understandings in their
Consistent with Dr. Howard
Gardner's notion of schooling for multiple intelligences, the
Reggio approach calls for the integration of the graphic arts as
tools for cognitive, linguistic, and social development.
Presentation of concepts and
hypotheses in multiple forms such as print, art, construction,
drama, music, puppetry, and shadow play. These are viewed as
essential to children's understanding of experience.
Please contact Imaginary Leaps for