Presentation on theme: "Puppets and Masks by Nika Norman And the students from Dubbo North Primary School 2006."— Presentation transcript:
Puppets and Masks by Nika Norman And the students from Dubbo North Primary School 2006
Foam Puppets Materials. String or elastic bands for joining materials and hanging puppet. Hot glue gun ( teacher to use) for hard to join objects such as buttons. Foam cut into strips 30-60 cm. Scrap materials. Eg wool, patterned material, felt, buttons, goggle eyes. Thick skewers for attaching string or use wire coat hangers.
Students discuss the characters that they will make. Students are shown how to join objects by cutting slits in the foam, attaching string or using elastic bands.
Craft glue or PVA can also be used to attach materials.
Materials. Foam balls or pieces of foam cut into blocks for the heads. Thick skewers for attaching the head. Top half of a soft drink bottle. A 30-40cm square piece of material. Goggle eyes or buttons. Wool and cotton wool for hair. Pipe cleaners, feathers and odds and ends for decoration.
Students are given 30 cm wide,60 cm long pieces of corrugated cardboard..
Fold in half length ways to get symmetry. To mark eyes students place cardboard in front of their faces and touch the cardboard where their eyes are. This mark can then be drawn on and cut out.
Use up all the scraps from previous art projects. Wool, string, feathers, paper, plastic, alfoil etc.
Integrate unit with HSIE, People and their Beliefs. Celebrations.
Attach masks with string or use a strip of cardboard like a crown and staple the masks to the cardboard.
Coat hanger/Stocking Masks Materials Wire coat hanger. One leg of a stocking, any colour. Pipe cleaners, wool, patty papers, ribbons, any odds and ends. Attach with craft glue or hot glue gun ( teacher applied)
Stretch the coat hanger into a long thin kite shape. Pull the stocking over the wire. Wrap the end around the hook. Pull out the sides of the wire to get the shape again.
Students use craft glue to attach objects or if the objects are heavy the teacher can use a hot glue gun. Eg attaching buttons.