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Thu 25 Mar, 9:30 am
Learn about sustainability while getting creative! This special virtual workshop features professional puppet maker Jhess Knight from Trash Puppets. Follow along at home or in class and construct your own functioning puppet using recycled household materials, add your own unique decorations and share your creation with the group. You could even activate your paper-roll puppets with your friends and family following the live event.
Duration: 90 mins
A WebEx link to access the live event will be provided via email. We recommend printing the workshop instructions and preparing the following materials for participating students in advance of the session:
Trash Puppets is a team of working professionals within the arts industry, from visual artists, actors and improvisers to puppeteers and puppet makers. Trash Puppets believes that the key to sustainable living is in finding creative solutions to problems, empowering people of all ages to get creative using recycled and reused materials. Their workshops give students a creative, hands on experience of core sustainability messages (waste less, recycle right), and complement other learning areas such as visual arts and visual communication design, science and performing arts.