Shadow Puppet Science (1st-5th grade)

Introduces the art of shadow puppets using an overhead projector or shadow puppet stage. Demonstrates the properties of light and shadow with a variety of materials with transparent, translucent and opaque properties. Students, working in small groups, retell simple stories or songs using shadow puppets they create.

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Program Details

Program Category
Language Arts | Program | Science | STEM | Theater

Appropriate for ages: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

Max Audience: one class
Costs: 1-3 sessions, 45 minutes. One session option, $85; 2 session option, $209; 3 session option, $294 (2 or 3 session options includes planning meeting and multiple sessions with the same students)
Available Monday-Friday


Amy Kaspar Woolf

Educated as a children’s librarian, Amy has over 35 years of joyful experience in storytelling, puppetry and programs sharing literature with children. Amy is a founding member of the duo “Once Upon a Puppet,” and a Wolf Trap/Baby Artsplay artist.


Amy presented at our Cuddle Up and Read family event. She did a great job of interacting with the audience and her story selection was perfect.

C. Hockett, Stanley Elementary, Wichita

I would definitely recommend this to a colleague. Ms Wolfe worked very well with the students. She is a very patient person. The students loved the presentation and asked if we can have her come back again.

M. Foster, L’Ouverture Career Explorations and Technology Magnet, Wichita


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