5 6 7 Create! is a free series of four short videos for young children (and an adult). It shows you how to make your own puppets from everyday materials.
You don’t need anything fancy – just simple things you have in the house like rags, masking tape, and a bit of glue.
Making puppets is not difficult and takes very little time.
This video gives you easy to follow instructions on how to make puppets out of anything! Even a toilet roll! Kids will love it.
This video gives you easy to follow instructions on how to make creative and lively puppets from – a kitchen rag! Watch with the kids.
This video gives you easy to follow instructions on how to make colourful and imaginative puppets out of – socks! Watch it with the kids.
This video gives you easy to follow instructions on how to make dangerous and exciting hand puppets out of – pegs! Watch it with the kids.
Then guard your clothes and watch out for your nose, because peg and paper puppets can get up to all kinds of mischief!
And our puppeteers don’t just show you how to make a puppet, they will inspire you and the kids to dive into your imaginations to put on puppet shows that will excite awe and silliness in everyone who sees them!
And why not share your marvellous creations on Instagram – and follow @567_create and see what other people are making. Share photos and videos of your puppets and use the hashtag #567create. You can also DM us directly or share through email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director: Nancy Black
Video Artist: Takeshi Kondo
Puppeteers: Jemima Eva, Danny Miller
Music and Sound: Kelly Ryall
Titles: Mikk Meister
Voices: Cleo Dillon, Hadley Dillon, Isabel Hill, Lila Hill
Commissioned by Moonee Valley Council, and created by Black Hole Theatre