ELTA puppets

Tuesday May 14, 2013
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
with an hour lunch break 
Registration: $95

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Check out our Winter/Spring 2013 Courses for Early Childhood Educators:

Level II: We Have Puppets! What's Next? Designed as a follow up to the the Level I session, this workshop is will delve deeper on using puppetry to support emergent literacy skills and address in-class issues such as shyness and aggression. Giant three-person puppets will also be explored as a way to introduce pageantry and performance to the classroom. This workshop is designed to give educators hands-on training in using both forms of puppetry as interactive tools for learning.

Drama in the Early Childhood Classroom
Learn tools and strategies for creating a school skit in the classroom or on a stage. Put together a theatrical production with less stress and great success!

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CUNY Creative Arts Team 
101 West 31st Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY

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OUR Apologies: This Workshop is full to capacity. We are starting a waiting list. Please email Helen.wheelock@cuny.edu to add you to the list.


We Have Puppets!  Now What??

Back by Popular Demand
Moving Puppets Off the Shelf and Into Action in the Early Childhood Classroom

5-Hour Professional Development
Earn a CUNY Certificate of Completion

This workshop returns due to popular demand. The session is designed to give early childhood educators hands-on training in using puppetry as an interactive tool for learning.

What can I expect to gain from this workshop?

  • Identify how puppets can be used to develop language skills, and address emotional and social challenges
  • Develop basic skills needed to to be an effective puppeteer
  • Learn the unique needs and demands of different puppets

Participants will work with a variety of puppets, including the basic sock puppet and the more sophisticated soft “muppet-like” puppet, and will touch on the large three-person Chinese dragon-esque puppets.

Who should attend?  
Early childhood educators interested in exploring a new outlet for engaging their students.

Led by Helen Wheelock, Director
Early Learning Through the Arts

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