Puppets Around the World

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Puppets Around the World

  1. 1. Puppets Around the World
  2. 2. All around the world,puppets are used as aform ofentertainment.
  3. 3. “Punch and Judy”on a British beach
  4. 4. Vietnamese water puppets
  5. 5. Puppets haveentertained peoplefor many years!
  6. 6. Puppets have beenpopular in Indiaand China forthousands of years.
  7. 7. Punch and Judy has beenaround for approximately 400years and was very popular in Victorian times.
  8. 8. There are many different types of puppetsfinger puppets glove puppets rod puppets body puppets marionettes shadow puppets
  9. 9. Finger puppetsare usually smalland made fromfabric.They are wornon the finger.
  10. 10. Glove or Hand PuppetsThese are a very popularform of puppetry. Theyare usually made fromfabric and cover thewhole hand and part ofthe arm.
  11. 11. Rod PuppetsRod puppets are controlled by longthin rods that the puppeteer uses tomove the puppet’s arms and legs. Indonesian rod puppets
  12. 12. Rod Puppets cont’d Chinese peasant rod puppets
  13. 13. Rod Puppets cont’d
  14. 14. Shadow PuppetsThis is a very old form of puppetry whichcomes from China. Can you think howthese might work?
  15. 15. MarionettesMarionettes aremade from a varietyof materials,including wood,fabric & papiermache. Strings areattached to the armsand legs to make thepuppet move.
  16. 16. Marionettes cont’d
  17. 17. Human Body Puppets These are very popular to celebrate Chinese New Year, as well as other carnivals.
  18. 18. Human Body Puppets cont’d
  19. 19. for educational purposes only

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