Aims of the project
The day aimed to take a creative approach to storytelling and drama through shadow puppetry. By incorporating instruments and sound effects, children were able to take full creativity of their performances without the pressure of stage or live performance. The feedback from children was incredible - all realised that this took a huge amount of team effort to delegate, work efficiently and rehearse, but fully enjoyed it regardless.
Background and goals
We host a lot of academic events that incorporate creativity, however, previous feedback has informed us that some schools would like to attend English and Drama sessions. We included both for this event.
46 boys and girls from 7 different primary schools were involved. Children also received a follow-up session where they shared their puppets shows to the Reach Out staff. A winning team was selected for their good team work and excellent story telling tecnhique.