3-5 Rod Puppets with Noah McLain Philpot: Lesson 2

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Program Description

Students will create original characters through the visual art of puppetry. In this lesson, students will use materials like paper, cardboard, and pencils to create a series of stick puppets. They will then learn to perform with these unique creations, creating voices and stories for each character. This module teaches theatre and visual arts standards while touching on key language arts writing standards.

Printable Lesson Guides

Lesson 3 (English)


paper, cardboard, pencil, eraser, coloring supplies, and sticks (pencils, chopsticks, stick from a tree, etc.)


This lesson touches on the following standards:

  • Visual Arts Standard(s):
    • VA.2.CR2.K
    • VA.2.CR2.1
    • VA.2.CR2.2
  • Mathematical Standard(s):
    • K.MD.1
    • 1.MD.1
    • 2.MD.1