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    Tiny Tales from Nature Puppet Show & Shadow Puppet Workshow – GET WILD ABOUT WETLANDS

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    Tiny Tales from Nature Puppet Show + Shadow Puppet Workshop

    Discover the magic of local wildlife through stories, puppetry, and creativity with Rachel Riggs!

    Dive into a world of imagination and wonder with the "Tiny Tales from Nature Puppet Show + Shadow Puppet Workshop" led by the renowned Rachel Riggs of Dynamic New Animation (DNA) Puppetry. This enchanting event invites families to experience the captivating stories of our native animals from the Bibra Lake wetlands. Learn the humorous tale of how the kookaburra got its laugh, witness the transformation of a caterpillar into a butterfly, and engage with songs and rhymes that celebrate the beauty of nature. The fun doesn’t end there; participants will also delve into the art of shadow puppetry, creating their own characters for a magical journey. This workshop is a fantastic opportunity for families to connect, learn, and play together, all while exploring the wonders of our natural world.

    Date: Friday, the 12th of April 2024

    Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm


    • $15 per child (adults must accompany children, tickets required)
    • $7.50 per adult
    • $50 per family (2 adults and up to 3 children)
    • Concession tickets available (for concession card holders and other eligible categories)

    What to bring:

    • Water bottle
    • Hat / umbrella / raincoat
    • Wear closed-in shoes
    • Wear long-sleeve shirt and trousers


    • Materials for shadow puppet creation

    Suitable age groups: Children of all ages accompanied by adults

    Event location: Main Hall, The Wetlands Centre Cockburn, 184 Hope Road, Bibra Lake WA 6163


     Join us at The Wetlands Centre Cockburn for the "Get Wild About Wetlands" school holiday programs. These events are crafted to engage young minds in the wonders of wetland ecology through a series of educational and fun-filled sessions. From creative workshops to interactive eco-walks, we aim to foster a deep appreciation for our natural environments. Spaces fill up quickly, so be sure to register early for this exciting opportunity to learn, create, and play in the beauty of our wetlands!

    This program is sponsored by: Community Bank Fremantle - Bendigo Bank and supported by the City of Cockburn.

    About the Presenter:

    Rachel Riggs is a globally recognized creative learning and engagement specialist, celebrated for her innovative projects and theatrical creations for children and families. With a rich background in storytelling, puppetry, visual theatre, and sensory arts, Rachel excels in creating participatory, immersive experiences that foster community collaboration. Her work has spanned continents, presenting research and workshops that delve into the language of play. Rachel's contributions to the arts and early learning have been widely acknowledged, making her an invaluable asset to educational and cultural institutions worldwide. Join Rachel for a journey into the imaginative world of puppetry, where every story opens the door to discovery and creativity.

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