Lockdown Fun: Shadow Play

Remember the fun you had as kids when all you needed was a torch, a wall and your imagination? Shadow play or shadow puppetry used to be a fun way to pass the time during camping trips or during a blackout.

Shadow play is an ancient form of storytelling but has not lost that fun factor over the years and across generations. Many cultures around the world still use this form of entertainment, with more intricate characters, of course.

You can enjoy some device-free time with kids using shadow puppets. You can do it with cutout figures or just use your hands to form the shapes.

The classic bird shadow is the easiest one to do.

Here are more examples of shadow puppets you can try at home:

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