This set is based on Nursery Rhymes for children. With the seventeen shadow puppets, children can stage these famous rhymes and songs:
– Itsy-Bitsy Spider
– Little Miss Muffet
– Baa, Baa, Black Sheep
– Mary Had a Little Lamb
– Little Bo Peep
– Jack, Be Nimble
– Jack and Jill
– Hickory Dickory Dock
– Hickety, Pickety, My Black Hen
– Three Blind Mice
– One Two Three Four Five Once I Caught a Fish Alive.
The shadow puppets include the silhouettes of a man, a woman, a boy, a girl, a sheep, a chicken, a spider, a fish, three mice, a meadow, a branch, a clock, a knife, a bowl, a waterspout, a candle, a cloud and the sun.
Shadow puppetry is beneficial for children of various ages, encouraging development of:
- literacy & memory
- imagination & creativity
- storytelling, oration & recitation
Most importantly, playing with puppets while telling your favourite stories is great fun for parents and grandparents who want to connect with their children in a creative way. Let the playful shadows frolic across the walls and bring the magic of ancient theatre into your playroom!