Included in this kit is a detailed, CLASSROOM TESTED lesson for making a puppet theater, puppets, and listening activity. After making their own puppet theater, students will coordinate the puppet characters with corresponding musical events and present a puppet show (demonstrating critical listening skills and understanding of musical form).
Included in the kit:
Puppet Theater Front – Black and White Coloring Page Puppet Theater Front – Color
Puppet Theater Back – Black and White Coloring Page Puppet Theater – Color
Peer Gynt Puppet Collection – Color
Peer Gynt Puppet Collection - Black and White Coloring Page Teacher Listening Guide
Student Listening Guide
Suggestions For Further Development Performance Rubric
Group Discussion Prompts
“Music @ Home” Family Letter
Student Performance Record
Theater Assembly Instructions
This is a classroom-tested activity that the kids really enjoy. It would also make a good sub plan (enough for 3 class sessions). Minimal supplies are needed (glue, scissors, and sticks - popsicle/coffee stirrer, or straws).