Fun Making for Kids - Finger Puppets Class | Amphy
Fun Making for Kids - Finger Puppets with Douglas H | Amphy

Fun Making for Kids - Finger Puppets

Participants make simple paper crafts while learning about emotions and imagination through Finger Puppets for kids age 5 - 11 years.


What you'll learn

With simple materials participants have fun exploring feelings and character while they create paper  finger puppets. This class provides a creative escape for children to learn about themselves and make a craft that will provide hours of activity and exploration. The session will open with a welcome and a puppetry warm-up exercise followed by design ideas into the final puppet creation. Participants will work on motor skills in design and cutting while addressing colours to describe feelings and emotions including facial expressions. 

Materials: white paper, construction paper, markers, crayons, scotch tape, white glue or glue stick, sticks or dowels; 

How to participate:  Simply click the link in your confirmation email to join the video call. Note: Be sure to download Zoom for free on a desktop or mobile device before your scheduled class. 

This class is perfect for

Kids age 5 - 11 years that like to have fun being creative and that love puppets. 

Your Teacher

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Your teacher: With more than 15 years' experience in the early childhood education and not-for-profit sectors, Douglas brings a wealth of knowledge to alternative learning practices through visual, puppetry, and theatre arts. Douglas is a passionate artist, puppeteer, puppet maker, educator, producer, and community outreach facilitator for early childhood learners, school aged children, families, seniors, care-givers, educators, and parents. Learning through nature, mindfulness, puppets, play and fun, Douglas’ ultimate goal is to turn everyone into a puppeteer because puppeteers, if you didn’t know, are pretty awesome. What students need: An open mind and willingness to escape into creativity for an uplifting experience that is different and part of a safe space for natural expression.

What students need

white paper, colourful construction paper, markers, crayons, scissors, scotch tape, white glue or glue stick, sticks or dowels, an open mind to have FUN!

How to participate

Simply click the link in your confirmation email to join the video call.
Note: Be sure to download Zoom for free on a desktop or mobile device before your scheduled class.