If you've got an old shoe box, you've pretty much got all you need for this simple puppet theater...a great prop for open-ended, imaginative play.
Just cut out a hole from the base of the box, decorate, and you can even string up paper curtains across the front. Someone can even hold or position a flashlight as a spotlight if it's later in the day. We loved doing this as a child. The puppets themselves will have to be relatively small- think paper cut outs on popsicle sticks or felt hand puppets.
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