Puppet workshops for children and adults

March 2013

Festivals, Harmony and Peek-a-boo Puppets in Ryde

26th March, 2013|Blog, Festivals, Workshops|

  On Sunday 24th March, Pupperoos had the joy of running an all day puppet-making workshop at the All the Colours of Ryde Festival. The festival celebrated Harmony Day, which is an opportunity to promote peace, community spirit and the celebration of cultural diversity. Children (and the young at heart) were invited to make 'Peek-a-boo' rod puppets, [...]

December 2012

Butterfly Shadow Puppet Workshops flutter around primary schools and pre-schools

23rd December, 2012|Blog, Puppetry and Education, Workshops|

Butterly puppet fun: Workshop participants from Kirribilli Neighbourhood Centre, Ivanhoe Park Pre-School, Homebush West Public School and John the Baptist Catholic Primary School Bonnyrigg Heights, SydneyIt has been a busy few months for Pupperoos workshops. Kay Yasugi from Pupperoos has visited multiple schools and pre-schools around Sydney running her popular “Butterfly puppet playtime” workshop, which [...]

Puppetry for teachers! A Look at Teacher Training Workshops

23rd December, 2012|Blog, Puppetry and Education, Workshops|

Students studying Primary Education at Sydney UniversityPupperoos has been busy running training workshops for teachers and childcare workers in Sydney.  One highlight has been running a session for ESL teachers at the 'ESL:The Way Forward!' Conference in South Western Sydney. It has been great to see there is a growing interest in educators using puppets [...]

October 2011

Giant Puppet Making workshop at Shopfront Theatre

18th October, 2011|Blog, Workshops|

Pupperoos recently ran a 2 day giant puppet making workshop at  Shopfront Theatre for Young People in Carlton, Sydney. Puppeteer Kay Yasugi worked with the Junior Ensemble group of 8-15 year olds to devise and create a giant sea monster puppet for their end of year production (directed by Howard Matthew & Luke Kerridge). The workshop [...]

July 2011

Marionette workshop with the London School of Puppetry

20th July, 2011|Blog, Puppetry and Education, Workshops|

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-kcNYt28f0  Kay Yasugi from Pupperoos recenty ran a marionette operating workshop with Caroline Astell-Burt (London School of Puppetry) at Carleton Endowed Primary School in Skipton, Yorkshire UK. This 1 hour workshop was for Year 6 students (10-12 year olds), where they learned how to operate simple balloon marionettes through games and play. They also learned how to [...]

April 2011

November 2010

Puppet Shows and Workshops at “Life For Kids”

11th November, 2010|Blog, Charity, Workshops|

Kay Yasugi with some children from the "Life For Kids" puppet workshopPupperoos recently ran a fun-filled puppetry workshop at the Life For Kids Breakfast. The children (aged 4-13 years old) enjoyed making a range of "Under the Sea" puppets, including jellyfish marionettes (string puppets), rainbow fish rod puppets and jaw-snapping shark mouth puppets. They also [...]

August 2010

Puppet Shows and Workshops for Fun-filled Learning

15th August, 2010|Blog, Workshops|

Nathan Rosettenstein tries out his new shark mouth puppet at "Pupperoos Playtime"Pupperoos recently ran a fun-filled puppetry workshop for 4-10 year olds at Pennant Hills Baptist Church, Sydney. The children enjoyed making a variety of "Under the Sea" puppets, including jellyfish marionettes (string puppets), rainbow fish rod puppets and jaw-snapping shark mouth puppets. They also [...]

November 2009

Pupperoos goes to “Kids Can”

3rd November, 2009|Blog, Workshops|

 Pupperoos recently ran a puppetry workshop at the 'Kids Can' training event (run by Logosdor) as part of the Baptist "Revive '09" Conference. The event was held at the Olympic Park Sports Centre in Homebush, Sydney.  'Kids Can' is aimed at equipping children aged 7-14 with a variety of skills that they can use in Christian [...]

September 2009

Puppet Workshops at Literacy Conference

11th September, 2009|Blog, Puppetry and Education, Workshops|

On Friday 11th September, Pupperoos ran a workshop on "Creating a Dynamic Literacy Classroom with Puppetry". It was part of the Future Directions in Literacy Conference hosted by Sydney University's Division of Professional Learning in the Faculty of Education and Social Work, and held at the Harold Park Function Centre in Glebe NSW. This 2 day conference aims to stimulate [...]

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