Doorway Puppet Theater
Beginner | 41 min 4 sec
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Amelia’s homemade puppet stage will inspire creativity and giggles from kids of all ages. Lightweight and easy to custom-fit for any doorway, the stage is decorated with cheery curtains, paper, and pennant flags. Perfect for showcasing pint-size playwrights. To make your very own puppets, check out Amelia's Felt Puppet Avatars class here on Creativebug.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials:
  • 1 yd of 45” wide fabric (for curtain)
  • 2 yds of 45” wide fabric (for skirt)
  • rickrack or ribbon
  • wrapping paper
  • scissor
  • glue gun and glue stick
  • construction paper
  • ruler
  • pencil
  • exacto knife
  • measuring tape
  • Duct tape
  • 32”x42” piece of ¼” foam core
Downloads:
Learn how to:
  • Create a puppet stage
  • Fit your stage in any doorway

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on creating a puppet theatre for your doorway
  • 7 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Itemized supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by artist Amelia Strader
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Wenda Ans
OK But do not like the idea of making a nice theater then using Duck Tape.
November 12, 2022
Heather Buhler
Was hoping for something more versatile and compact, and with greater longevity (more sewing instead of tape) but that perhaps puts it out of the range a 5+ year-old could assist with. I would love an all sewn version that would be held up with tension rods to be adjustable to varying door sizes, and heights of performers (children to adult).
September 8, 2022
Jeannette Proctor
Thank you for the idea.
More than 3 months ago