5.22.2011

Make shift Puppet theatre

We have lots and lots of puppets, but we have never had a puppet theater to go along with it.  The other day as the kids were playing puppets I had an idea.


We have curtains hanging from a tension rod to divide the unfinished portion of our basement from the sort of finished area of the basement.  I lowered this tension rod to the right height and my son and his friend had so much fun putting on puppet shows for my daughter.  What a great way to help kids tell stories and have fun!

I think the tension rod was about $8.  This could be done very easily in any door way and a sheet or blanket could go over the rod.

Post linked to:
Sunday Showcase
Link and Learn
Craft Schooling Sunday

10 comments:

  1. That is a really good idea. The kids looks they are having so much fun.

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  2. This made a terrific puppet theatre. Isn't it so cute how toddlers are so mesmerized by puppets?

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  3. How simple and wonderfully perfect! Great if you have limited space!

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  4. Ooh, so simple and smart! Love this idea!!!

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  5. so darling! looks like they had a lot of fun!! andiejaye @ crayonfreckles

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  6. Love this !! We need to amke one!!

    Have tagged you to this campaign http://puttiprapancha.blogspot.com/2011/05/self-portrait-for-cause-no-child-is.html

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  7. This looks like so much fun! My little guy loves puppets! I have given you an award on my blog:

    http://youllthankmeoneday.blogspot.com/2011/05/my-first-award.html

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  8. Oh, I really like this inexpensive puppet theater idea. I can see doing something like this with my girls.

    Thank you for linking up this frugal & crafty play idea to the Sunday Showcase - hope to see more at tomorrow night's linky party!

    Bernadette
    http://momto2poshlildivas.blogspo

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