Using Puppets in Early Childhood Education

In this hands-on workshop you will learn techniques for using the art of puppet storytelling with your children:

– practice basic puppet manipulation skills

– observe and participate in using puppets to tell stories, and share songs and rhymes;

– use different types of puppets and learn how to make (or where to find) them

– examine and try out different types of stages appropriate for the classroom.

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Program Details

Appropriate for ages:

Max Audience: Participant limit of 20-25
Costs: 3 hour PD workshop, $300. If participants make their own sock or rod puppets, supply costs of $2.50-$5.00 per person.
Professional Development


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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