|Over the next few days, you will take students to different cultures to learn about their puppets and plays. Be sure to preview all sites prior to visiting them with children so that you will be able to paraphrase the information contained therein. It is not necessary for the class to visit every single site; select those which are most appropriate for your time constraints and grade level.
For each culture, list on chart paper characteristics of the puppets, student observations, important information, etc. Post these on the bulletin board with pictures of the puppets (see printing images in teacher suggestions). Use these questions to prompt student discussion: