Shakespeare Snacks: Ep. 16, “Harpy Attack!”

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Shakespeare Snacks: Ep. 14, “Love is in the Air”

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Love is in the Air!


Last week in “The Tempest,” Miranda had a scary encounter with Caliban. This week she meets someone new and VERY different…Ferdinand.

Oh, did we mention he’s a PRINCE?! Plus, he’s an all around nice guy.

But how’s a girl to date when your dad is a WIZARD?!  Let’s find out…

Bring your Love Bug Puppets (from Ep. 13) to help Miranda and Ferdinand fall in love!

Shakespeare Snacks videos are released on our Facebook page and YouTube Channel every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am.


Watch it here:

Shakespeare Snacks: Ep 13, “Love Bugs”

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This week, love is in the air!


Last week in “The Tempest,” Miranda had a scary encounter with Caliban. This week she meets someone new and VERY different.

Help Miranda and Prince Ferdinand fall in love by making Love Bug Puppets!

Supplies:

  1. Clothespin
  2. Construction paper
  3. White Glue
  4. Glue stick
  5. Scissors
  6. Pom Pom
  7. Hole Punch (optional)
  8. Googly eyes (optional)

Watch the episode here!:

Shakespeare Snacks: Ep. 12, “The Monster”

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Bring Your Monster Marionettes!


Our Shakespeare Snacks videos are “Snack-sized” puppet Shakespeare!

Today we meet a brand new character in “The Tempest.” Poor Miranda has a scary encounter with the monstrous creature Caliban. Bring your Monster Marionettes from Episode 11 to see why Caliban is as ugly on the inside as he is on the outside.

Shakespeare Snacks videos are released on our Facebook page and YouTube Channel every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am.


Watch it here:

Shakes Snacks: Ep. 9, “Butterflies”

Episode 9: “Butterflies”


“Snack-sized” puppet Shakespeare!

Today we’re kicking off Shakespeare’s BIRTHDAY WEEK!

Bring your Butterfly Puppets from Episode 8. We’ll need them to distract Miranda as we continue to explore “The Tempest.”

Shakespeare Snacks videos are released on our Facebook page and YouTube Channel every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am.


Watch it here:

Shakespeare Snacks: Ep. 7!

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Episode 7: “The Tempest”


Our Shakespeare Snacks videos are “Snack-sized” puppet Shakespeare!

Today we learn more about Shakespeare’s play “The Tempest.” And…what is a tempest anyway?

Bring your Airy Spirit puppets from Ep. 6 and help create the magic!

Shakespeare Snacks videos are released on our Facebook page and YouTube Channel every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am.

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Enter to Win!

Enter to WIN a Build-a-Puppet kit!

Here’s how:

  1. Post a photo of your puppet from any of our “Shakespeare Snacks” videos by Monday, April 13, 2020. Be sure to tag Shakesbears (@shakesbearsnyc) on Facebook!
  2. Visit our website homepage, www.shakesbears.com to make a $5 donation for a chance to win!
  3. Three winners will receive a Build-a-Puppet kit! (pictured)
  4. All participants will receive a free sticker for entering! I can’t wait to see everyone’s beautiful puppets. Thanks for your continued participation and support!

 

Check out the video below to learn more:


 

Craft Time!

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Episode 4: It’s cool to be a fool…


In today’s “Shakespeare Snacks” video, we continue celebrating April Fools’ Day by learning all about the fool characters in Shakespeare’s plays. They are usually the wisest ones!

Craft your very own jester marionette as you learn!

*Keep your puppets and practice your best jokes! (We’ll need them for the next episode!)*

Shakespeare Snacks” Videos are released on our Facebook Page and YouTube Channel every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am.


Here’s what you’ll need:

  1. Toilet paper roll
  2. Colored paper
  3. Yarn or string
  4. A pencil (or some sharp scissors to poke a hole)
  5. Beads
  6. One pipe cleaner
  7. Scissors
  8. Tape
  9. Glue stick
  10. Markers or crayons
  11. Thin dowel, chopstick, or pencil.
  12. Hole punch (optional)