2nd graders create story adaptations for shadow puppetry plays

In BRIDGES, an art residency with ArtsConnection, teaching artist Rima Fand asked students to create adaptations of the Chinese folktale “The Fourth Question” to be performed as shadow puppet plays. Each small group of students created an original scene in the story, for which they created puppet characters, props, and scenery, and which they eventually performed before an audience of students and parents. Here are a few of their stories from the 2015-16 school year: