Puppeteers teach the craft to Bagley Elementary School students
Puppeteers Anne Sawyer and Julie Boada recently visited Bagley Elementary School to work with students on creating puppets and holding a puppet pageant.
Puppeteers Anne Sawyer and Julie Boada recently visited Bagley Elementary School to work with students on creating puppets and a puppet pageant.
During their time at the school, students have learned how to make bird and fish puppets from various craft items. They will also learn how to manage a puppet while walking on stilts, a release said.
Students will hold a puppet pageant, “Nanaboozho and the Woodpecker,” at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 19, at Bagley Elementary School’s big gym.
The Bagley Area Arts Collaborative and Bagley Schools are hosting this free event. The Bagley Area Arts Collaborative has received grants from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Region 2 Arts Council in Bemidji and the Bemidji Area Arts Endowment of Bemidji, the release said.