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Puppetry by Sandy Shrout-Big Thought Artist

Puppet Pals with Sandy Shrout

Time Frames
During School Day, After School, Summer, Weekend
On Campus Program
Toddler, Pre K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Talented/Gifted, Special Ed


Sandy Shrout brings classic children's stories, such as The Gingerbread Man and The Princess and the Pea, to life with the magic and wonder of puppetry. Her energetic and engaging style of storytelling ensures that each program is tailored to the individual grade level. Creativity is encouraged and demonstrated through interactive storytelling techniques where Sandy teaches students to make classic tales become their own. Each program concludes with a brief demonstration on how to create puppets at home and/or school.

Students Will

  • Have the opportunity to observe the art of puppetry.
  • Improve creativity skills.
  • Learn to make puppets out of everyday objects at home and/or school.
  • Have fun!
  • Interactively identify various story elements, including theme, plot, setting, etc.
  • Be introduced to character development through the distinct personalities of each puppet.
  • Develop an appreciation and awareness of the structure of various stories.


Dates: Flexible
Times: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Duration: 45 minutes
School Fee: Flat Rate: $200.00
Number Of Workshops Included: 1
Price Per Additional Workshop: $150.00
Minimum Attendance: 10
Maximum Attendance: 75
Bilingual: No
Technical Needs: An open space, an adult height rectangular table, and an adult armless chair
Other Information: Dallas ISD Fine Arts Fund

Scheduling / Booking

Instructions: Please email [email protected] to schedule a program at least two weeks before the program date. Confirmed when you recieve your contract via email.
Deadline: 2 weeks in advance
Cancellation Policy: Should illness, inclement weather or other unforseen circumstances take place Sandy offers the option of re-scheduling. Full payment required if program is canceled on the day of the program.
After School Policy: A teacher or afterschool employee must remain with class at all times.

Curriculum Information

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