Using Puppets in Programming

Date(s) - 09/29/2022
2:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT



Do you like puppets, but aren’t sure how to use them in storytime or the classroom? Join us for this hour-long event to learn different techniques, including song suggestions and how to write your own puppet show.

At the end of this program, attendees will be able to:

• Identify songs and stories that would be a good fit for puppet programming
• Learn techniques to write their own puppet script they can use in storytime or other programming
• Gain knowledge on character development and presentation methods for a puppet program

Presenter: Katie Clausen is the Early Literacy Services Manager at Gail Borden Public Library. She completed her MLIS from Dominican University, and holds an M.A. in Children’s Literature from Simmons College. She has presented at the Illinois Library Association’s Annual Conferences, ALSC Institute, Opening Minds Early Childhood Conference, and the National Network of Medical Libraries (NNLM). Check out Katie’s articles in the ILA Reporter and Children & Libraries: The Journal of ALSC. Katie’s specialties include: early literacy, children’s literature evaluation, play-based learning, and best storytime practices.


Register here for this live webinar.  The recording and handouts will be available on Niche Academy after the live event as well as our library of over 700 recorded sessions. To access Niche, go to: https://my.nicheacademy.com/floridalibrarywebinars


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