Shadow Play :)

Aidan LOVES!!!! shadows he can run after his for ages even kissed his shadow the other day, he also LOVES it when we make shadow puppets against his bedroom wall or outside…
I thought that this could be a great chance to teach him something and made very basic shape shadow puppets. . . . just shapes cut out of a cereal box and glued onto sticks – have loads of take-away chop sticks – and I could show him shapes on the wall….

This is super basic though so I looked on the web for ways to make shadow time even more fun here is what I found:

Some great ideas courtesy of my friend pinterest, hehe (click on picture for link)

Hand shadow puppetry » Old Book Illustrations: picture was taken from the Dictionnaire encyclopédique Trousset, also known as the Trousset encyclopedia, Paris, 1886 - 1891.
Honestly I can only do bird and dog, hehehe
woodland silhouettes -  you can make shadow puppets out of these images.
so whimsical
Shadow Puppet Printable Play Sets designed by Jen Goode #freeprintable
loads of stories to be told
Simple Shadow Puppet Favor - homemade puppet and flashlight- made these for my daughter's dance class- but easily adaptable to almost any theme
wow wow, a little torch turns this puppet into a great party favor

Shadow Puppet Theater Set Best theaters in Mexico City! u know?
my scissor skills are nowhere near this, but cool none the less


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