List of materials for shadow puppet workshops for 24 participants.
You may choose make your puppets from card or from clear plastic*, which makes them
more colourful. A2 card, or larger, slightly thicker than greeting card thickness,
not corrugated, any colour: 1 sheet per person.
PVC clear vacforming plastic, 12 A1 sheets and 1 litre tin of acrylic clear satin
finish varnish. Option b is recommended for longer projects. It is not suitable for
The following materials are necessary for either card or plastic puppets:
2 rolls of of white ceiling paper, or equivalent.
60 21 inch, or equivalent , pea sticks used for holding plants upright, Scrapstore
sell similar materials that are just as good.
2 packs of Stanley, or equivalent throwaway craft knives.
Box of 150 paper fasteners, long ones if possible.
Assorted coloured tissue, red, yellow, purple, blue, green etc.
coloured cellophane if coloured tissue is not available: a roll of each colour.
A good hole punch.
2 metre length of sticky velcro, available from a good fabric stores, such as `Fabricland`
,Bristol city centre.
Gaffer, or elephant tape.
Paper doilies, available from Tescos, or other supermarkets. Essential equipment
that you will need to have ready for the ICT workshop options:
video projector, usually used in conjunction with the school's whiteboard
laptop computer with CDROM drive
Microsoft Powerpoint software If you came here from ICT on essential information
click to go back Plus the availability of the following would be very helpful for
Power socket for power.
A reasonable blackout set up in the room where the workshop is to be run. It is better
if this is sorted out before I arrive, to save setting it up during the workshop
Tables for working on, school type tables are best.