Hand Shadows Workshop with Tracy Becker
Have you ever made hand shadows on a wall? Learn how to create hand shadow shows with shadow people, animals, and more! Recommended for ages 5+.
Materials needed (besides your hands!): light source (flashlight, phone light, or lamp will all work, as long as the light is projected somewhere); wall or floor space to project shadows; paper and scissors is helpful for some puppets, but not required
If you want to learn more, many of these hand shadows can be found in two books:
Originally streamed on Facebook on 4/3/20.
Paper Shadows Workshop with Tracy Becker
Make and perform simple paper shadow puppets with materials you already have at home! Recommended for ages: 6+.
Materials needed: light source (flashlight recommended, but a lamp or phone light will also work); wall or floor space to project shadows; paper; scissors; handles for the puppets (this can be skewers, chopsticks, pencils, straws, popsicle sticks); tape or glue to attach handles; markers, crayons, or colored pencils can be fun but aren’t required; white fabric (can be hung up to make a shadow screen, but isn’t required ); optional to play with: any object that might have an interesting shadow, plastic wrap and markers are optional supplies to use as an alternative to lighting gel
Originally streamed on Facebook on 4/8/20.