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Gnome's Candlestick - A Delightful Puppet Tale for Candlemas

Gnome's Candlestick - A Delightful Puppet Tale for Candlemas

The Gnome’s Candlestick A Delightful Puppet Tale for Candlemas Day  One dark and misty morning in late winter, Gnome was out early walking along...
A Peek at Puppetry for Babies and Tots

A Peek at Puppetry for Babies and Tots

A Peek at Puppetry For Babies and TotsWe love to see a mother lovingly holding a baby on her lap playing with a nursery rhyme puppet.  They are d...
Imagine!  Early Childhood Puppetry Made Easy!  A Mini Puppet Boot Camp for Beginners and All Who Would Love to Simplify Early Childhood Puppetry!  Coming March 2023!

Imagine! Early Childhood Puppetry Made Easy! A Mini Puppet Boot Camp for Beginners and All Who Would Love to Simplify Early Childhood Puppetry! Coming March 2023!

Friends, I have been dreaming about something I find exciting and wanted to share it with you.  I am hearing from many people asking me to ...
Enlivening Puppets with a Sense of Place - the Wonder of Animals

Enlivening Puppets with a Sense of Place - the Wonder of Animals

  In a recent 'introduction to therapeutic puppetry' course, we dove into some of the fundamentals that make puppetry healing and therapeuti...
The Warmth, and Wonder, Within our Story Voices

The Warmth, and Wonder, Within our Story Voices

One of the most powerful tools available to us for bringing our storytelling to life is the engagement of our own inner warmth and wonder.   W...
Uplift your more Earthy Celebration Days with Story

Uplift your more Earthy Celebration Days with Story

 Uplifting Celebrations Days  We have an abundance of resources for the BIG Holidays through the year, but what about those days ...
One World Puppetry - a first look at Cultural Diversity in Puppetry

One World Puppetry - a first look at Cultural Diversity in Puppetry

Diversity is a very hot topic in today's early childhood circles.  Here is a first look at one way to bring puppetry into children's lives that wil...
The First Step in starting a Puppetry Side Business!

The First Step in starting a Puppetry Side Business!

 With all the inevitable changes in the world ahead, wouldn't it be nice to find a way to recession proof our incomes?  What if we could start a s...
Writing Stories for Children -  First Steps!

Writing Stories for Children - First Steps!

I love writing tales for children.  There is a moment when an imagination arises and you just start writing, like the lovely flow of a creek, w...
House Gnomes in Puppetry - and a wee little tale of Pippin the House Gnome

House Gnomes in Puppetry - and a wee little tale of Pippin the House Gnome

  House Gnomes In Puppetry House gnomes are some of the helpers of human-kind.  When we establish a relationship of gratitude with the elemental ...
The Element of Surprise in Puppetry

The Element of Surprise in Puppetry

I love to bring the element of surprise in my puppetry, whether it is a hidden character on the stage under a silk, waiting for the perfect moment ...
The Warming of Puppetry for the Very Young

The Warming of Puppetry for the Very Young

I have been working with puppetry for all ages for over 40 years.For the last 25 years I have been researching puppetry for the very young.  This h...