Peter Rabbit Puppet Theater

Peter Rabbit Puppet Theater

Kids can hop into a new adventure when you help them craft this simple shoe box theater!

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Peter Rabbit Puppet Theater

Craft Features

Parent Supervision Needed
This craft requires extra parent involvement and a watchful eye, because it may require sharp tools or intricate handiwork.
Allow for Dry Time
You'll need to allow extra time for glue or paint to dry.

Developmental Skills

Create with Us
Create with us skills involve self-expression, experimentation, and imagination through visual arts (like painting and sculpting), dramatic play, cooking, and dance.
Count with Us
Count with us skills include: numbers, counting, measurement, math terms (more than, less than, circle) and math concepts (comparisons, shapes, patterns).
MOVE with us
Move with us skills include: gross motor (like running and dancing), fine motor (like tracing and cutting), healthy habits, and safety awareness.
Ages: 3-5

Materials

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Print out the Peter Rabbit Backdrops to decorate the inside of your shoe box.

  2. Step 2

    Help your child cut out the backdrops to fit your box.

  3. Step 3

    Ask your child to paint the shoe box. Allow time for the shoe box to dry before selecting a backdrop to put in the theater.

  4. Step 4

    Print the puppets and help your child cut them out. Glue or tape the characters to craft sticks (or popsicle sticks, pencils, chopsticks) and you've got puppets!

  5. Step 5

    Place the box on the edge of a table and add a loop of tape to the bottom to attach it firmly in place. With your children seated in front of the box, they can carry out their own Peter Rabbit adventure!

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