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How we express ourselves (LE): Drama

A guide for the PYP transdisciplinary theme in Lower Elementary

Puppet show-Three little pigs

How to create finger puppets...patterns

Mr Bean's puppet show

Little Red Riding Hood (puppet show)

The original version of the Three little pigs

Cinderella (song)

Teacher website.Cinderella stories

Where the wild things are

Yeh-Shen - A Cinderella Story from China (CBC Storybreak)

Yeh-Shen - A Cinderella story from China Part 3

Puppet plays

Five traditional stories. Red Riding Hood.The Miserly Farmer. The key in the sea. The Raja's secret. Aladdin.

Performed with puppets using a variety of techniques. Suitable for Years 1 and 2.

Dressing Up (Hi 5)

many types of Puppetry

Authors for inspiration

Authors for inspiration Julia Donaldson

Andersen fairy tales

The great big turnip

Three billy goats gruff (Golden Fairy Tale Classics)

An interactive site about Cinderella which speaks

Central idea

People use performing arts to communicate with each other

Lines of inquiry

  • Ways people communicate and perform
  •  The process of creating a response that is expressive
  • How performing helps us to be confident and creative

Chinese shadow theatre

Shadow puppets

The Lion and mouse (shadow story)

A funny shadow play!

Tikki Tikki Tembo

Artopia theatre

How to Catch a Star (stop motion)

For a college project, we had to make a paper animation, so we decided to make an adaptation of Oliver Jeffers' How to Catch a Star.

How to catch a star by Oliver Jeffers