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Re: Searching for a few quality short term projects for---elementary/middle.

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From: Jerry White (bolide_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon May 06 2002 - 04:16:33 PDT


Jane, A couple of weeks ago my 3rd graders finished shadow puppet folktales.
I videoed them and we put them on local cable. Just darling. How large
were the ones you did? Linda W. in Norman, OK
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From: "Jane Altshuler" <jane@gendler.com>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <artsednet@lists.pub.getty.edu>
Sent: Sunday, May 05, 2002 11:57 PM
Subject: Re: Searching for a few quality short term projects
for---elementary/middle.

> We made shadow puppets with the fifth grade last year and they turned out
> great. We actually had only a few kids running through all of them to
spook
> the others on Halloween. They had to use exacto knives (which made them
feel
> very grown up) to make all the interesting cuts for a light/shadow show.
One
> problem they had was making their arms and legs wide enough - they wanted
to
> make these spindly little things that we couldnt even put a hole in
without
> tearing them. If I did it again, I would make a size requirement. Kids
loved
> these and they were very scary. Jane
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