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Puppet-Place: After School Drop-In Program

Create play and perform!
After school drop-in activity program in Thornhill for ages 7 to 12.
Call (905) 764-7643 for details.


Activities include designing and making a variety of puppets including marionette, road puppet, table top puppet or shadow puppets using a variety of materials. Your child will build and assemble their own puppets, decorate and paint the puppet, manipulate the puppet and speak and perform through it. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your child's imagination and confidence in a fun and creative atmosphere.

What is the benefit of Puppetry?

Puppetry is a highly effective medium that allows the students to creatively improve their reading, writing and communication skills while having fun. It is also increases confidence and creativity.

Why Puppetry?

The child creates the puppet, and speaks and acts through it. This allows the students the confidence and freedom to be more easily expressive and vocal through the puppet, avoiding typical inhibitions or fear of judgment. Furthermore, the students take part in creating the puppet, adding to the enthusiasm in their character. Simply put, the students want their puppets to perform well.

About Batia

Batia is an insightful and dedicated professional experienced in teaching subject matter to children through various art forms including puppetry, doll making and general art work. Read more about Batia.


Winter Schedule:
Mondays:5:00pm - 7:00pm
Thursdays:5:00pm - 7:00pm
Sundays:11:30am - 1:00pm
2:30pm - 4:00pm
4:00pm - 4:30pm


Introductory Prices
  1 session (1.5 hours) - $25
  4 sessions (6h total) - $65
  8 sessions (12h total) - $96

Prices include all taxes and materials.

Private lessons also available for $40 an hour, please contact Batia for more information.