Category Archives: Folktale

WHY THE BEAR HAS A STUMPY TAIL

A puppet play for winter Adapted from a Norwegian folktale by Betsy Bybell Characters: Bear (with long furry tail attached with velcro) Fox Rabbit Raccoon Beaver Moose Props: String of fish Silver or gray material for river Long furry black … Continue reading

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Why Ants Are Everywhere

Puppets needed: 2 ants (one with crown), bird or any other animal puppet, king (could be a lion or a man), Stick puppet worm,          Stick puppet “crowd”  Narrator: Did you know that once ants only lived in a certain area? This … Continue reading

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Little Blue Riding Hood

LITTLE BLUE RIDING HOOD by Nancy Whetstone   (Puppets- A Boy and a Girl.) Benny:  Once upon a time… Jenny:  (Enters)  Benny, are you talking to yourself? Benny:  No, I was going to tell the kids a story, until my … Continue reading

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The Christmas Spider

(a puppet show based on an old legend) c Susanna Holstein, 2001 This one is fun because the audience can sing along with the puppets. If you like, a craft activity could follow the show–making spiders or ornaments, etc would … Continue reading

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