Tell scary or not-so-scary stories this Halloween using homemade shadow puppets. I saw a beautiful shadow puppet idea on Pinterest (that I can’t find again) which inspired our Halloween shadow puppet storytelling.
DIY Shadow Puppets
Supplies: thick cardstock (old granola bar boxes), tape, scissors, sticks, flashlight
1. Use stencils or free draw Halloween-themed images for your story.
2. Cut out.
3. Tape a stick or straw to the shape.
4. Get a flashlight or two to shine on the wall.
5. Turn off the lights. Tell a story using your puppets. (Storytelling Tips HERE.)
Cute Etsy Shadow Puppets
Shadow Puppets from Isabella’s Art on Etsy
Hand Shadow Puppets from The Mucky Duck on Etsy
Seamonster Shadow Puppet from Owly Shadow puppets on Etsy
More Halloween Storytelling & Learning
Download my "Can't Put 'Em Down" book lists for your kids ages 3 - 13.
Also, I'll send you a bonus "23 Reasons to Read" printable poster!