Downloadable Educational Resources

On this page you will find a number of downloadable resources that will support your Puppetry & Shadow Theatre educational workshops.


Understanding Traditional Indonesian Puppetry

A summary about Wayang Golek and traditional puppet shows in Indonesia

Accompanying Activities and Workshops for Productions

To reach your educational targets, we have created workshops and activities that can be included performances such as The Lost Forest. With thanks to the narrative mapping system of Karen Hansen (Imagination Facilitation). Some aspects of this document are relevant to projects which could stem from any puppet show.

Puppets on Trial

Below are documents to download and use in conjunction with the Puppets on Trial workshop, a workshop which can accompany a performance of The Lost Forest. These discussion sheets will facilitate cross-examination of the puppet characters, leading to them each being put on trial.

Character Discussion Sheets:


Please contact us if you would like more information.

JUNGLE BOOK Jungle Book tells a surprisingly good story that harkens back to the poetry & spirit of Rudyard Kipling's original books. VIEW MERMARELLA From one of its earliest beginnings in ancient Egypt, a story best known across the globe as Cinderella shape-shifts its common threads into the world of the seas. View ALADDIN This colourful tale from the Arabian Nights is set in the Middle East VIEW THE LOST FOREST There’s magic and mayhem in the rainforest! VIEW ALICE AND THE WHITE RABBIT Join Alice on her magical adventure as she chases the White rabbit back in time on a fantastic spiralling journey into Wonderland. VIEW THE WORM THAT SQUIRMED A contemporary show for children or adults alike. VIEW SARASWATI Saraswati has delighted audiences in many places both in Britain and abroad since 1992. She dances in traditional Rajasthani folk style, as well as reacting to her audience in her own particular way. VIEW