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puppets

01/30/2018 - 9:56am
Puppets and Props: Grow A Reader Workshop

Attention, teachers, caregivers of preschoolers and kindergartners! Learn how to promote motor, music, social, and pre-literacy skills by incorporating creative activities into your classroom routines. Join us at our latest Grow a Reader Workshop! 

09/22/2016 - 1:14pm

There are all kinds of puppets: marionettes on strings, hand puppets that fit like a glove, and tiny finger puppets. They can be made with so many things: paper plates, index cards, straws and yarn, and even old socks! Puppets have been around for ages throughout the world. Read on to learn more about the world of puppets and how to make your own.

10/05/2016 - 3:20pm
Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade by Melissa Sweet

Some of my fondest memories from holidays in my childhood are of watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade on television. The magic of the parade with its wonderful balloons signaled the beginning of one of my favorite times of year. But I never gave much thought to the history of the parade and its famous balloons. When I saw the book Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade, by Melissa Sweet, I couldn’t resist the chance to meet the man behind the magic.

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