Puppet Show


You can put on a puppet show using my book, Olly the Oyster Cleans the Bay. First, print out the coloring pages from the FREE Stuff! page. Have students cut out their favorite character, color, and glue to a craft stick as seen in the photo.

Next, print the puppet show script from here. Cut along the dotted lines and give one part to each student. Use the stick puppets to represent each character. More than one student can play each character.

This puppet show is based on my book about sea animals cleaning the Chesapeake Bay, Olly the Oyster Cleans the Bay. Watch the book trailer below.

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Free Stuff!

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Do you like to make crafts with your children? I find that reading stories stirs up the imagination and leads to creative energy for making something that is both hands-on and fun. Here are a few that go well with my books. Click on the images for details and instructions. Or visit my Crafts Page


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