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Online Puppet Theatre

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Welcome to the Online Puppet Theatre page.

Here you will find links to our online resources including videos and "make and do" templates.


Online Resources

Click here to go to our YouTube page to see all our videos full of puppet goodness and crafting tutorials.


  Behind the Scenes Performance Videos

Pied Piper YouTube clip 1


Operating the Piper Puppet

Keeping up with a puppeteer   Operating the Piper



Templates for Crafting Activities

Mini Theatre


Mini Theatre template

 Watch the YouTube video

Print single-sided on A4 card or thick paper

Rat Finger Puppets template

Watch the YouTube video for some decorating ideas

A5 sized, but can be printed on A4

Bin Bag Bats template   Spider-poms worksheet

Bin Bag Bats template

Watch the YouTube video

Print on A4 paper



A simple worksheet to copy from - no need for printing!

Link to download sleigh template   Link to download reindeer template

Sleigh Template

Watch the YouTube video

Print on A4 paper


Reindeer Template

Watch the YouTube video

Print on A4 paper

Link to Diplodocus Template   popup characters template

Diplodocus Template

Watch the YouTube video

Print on A4 paper


Pop-up Characters Template

Watch the YouTube video

Print on A4 paper



Puppet Activities from our Friends

Below you will find links to some more wonderful puppet-related activities from some other puppetry companies.


Luminous Tales - Shadow Puppets Newspaper Puppet
Learn how to make shadow puppets from household items with Luminous Tales. Take a look at their YouTube channel for tutorial videos. Learn how to make a newspaper puppet person with Exquisite Folly Theatre. Download a PDF of instructions here.
Learn some hand shadow figures from performer and hand shadowographer Drew Colby on his YouTube channel.  



If you have any ideas of what you'd like to see here then please email us at info@puppettheatre.co.uk 

You can book tickets online for this event via the UEA ticket office*, or by phone through our box office.

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*Please note that an additional booking fee will be added to the ticket price