Like many forms of art it is hard to date back to when they where invented or who may have been the first person or culture to use them. Puppetry and designing or creating of puppets is one of these art forms.
While the general definition of a puppet is that of an object manipulated by someone. Today puppets are widely considered to a type of entertainments for children where as in the past we are discovering that puppets have always held a place in entertainment for all ages.In different cultures puppets have been used to teach lessons, entertain and used to celebrate special occasions.
In art this term we will be focusing on constructing a puppet from a specific country that will work inline with our song for the school concert.
5/6A- Chinese Dragons
5/6C- Roman Soldiers
Have a look online or in some books at the library to see what you can find out about puppets from your chosen country. List three facts you would like to share with your class and write bring these to art next week.