Item no: LS09
Creative Puppetry with Children and Adults
Suitable for: 3-5, 5-6, 6-7, 7+
This book introduces the importance of puppet work for people with a wide variety of special needs, from withdrawn or hyperactive young people, to adults in hospital situations suffering from depression. This practical book gives step-by-step instructions for making simple puppets, which can be made by adults and children with special needs as well as staff who are developing the sessions. All materials used are accessible and inexpensive. Also included are: descriptions of different types of puppet and how they can be applied in different settings; explanations of the most effective puppets for different needs with examples; puppetry stories and illustrations of the way they can be used; an extensive bibliography, list of resources and details of training courses. Contains 212 A4 spiral-bound pages.