Hoglets taster classes a success – shadow puppets and festive fun.

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Throughout December 2013, Mama Hoglet took her festive shadow puppet class out to Children’s Centres across York.

Classes began with a beautiful shadow puppet performance of Hans Christian Anderson’s beautiful tale The Little Matchstick Girl. After that everyone got stuck in making their own shadow puppets, and having a go at making them come to life in Hoglets mini theatre – with Mama Hoglet there to talk everyone through it.

It was wonderful seeing how the whole room – from the little babies, the toddlers and big people with them – were so enthralled by the strong shapes, colours and sounds of the shadow puppets – and everyone loved the craft and games.

Shadow puppets is just one of many fun drama techniques we use in our classes – upcoming classes in 2014 will cover masks, voices, movement, song, writing your own stories and lots more.

Classes run weekly throughout 2014:

Every Monday
1.30pm (4 months – 2 years) at Clifton Children’s Centre.

Every Tuesday
9.30am (4 months – 2 years) and 10.30am (2-4 years) at Knavesmire Children’s Centre.
12.30pm (4 months – 2 years) and 1.45pm (2-4 years) at Hobmoor Children’s Centre.

Book your place now email gemma@hoglets.org.uk to book a place or call 07508 672163.

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