Discover Your Next Puppet in Downtown Hastings, MN
Hi, Barb from SC Toys. Today, I have one of my favorite friends, "woo-woo". Who? Who do you ask? This is my pal, The Great Horned Owl from Folkmanis Puppets. Folkmanis Puppets does an awesome job with animal-themed puppets ranging from owls...I have a loon for people who love up-North stuff...a moose, a horse and they have wonderfully life-like designs, creations and fabric...to engage your children or yourself in storytelling, pretend-play and doing lots of other creative open-ended play. Puppets are awesome for storytelling.
Sometimes people use them as therapy to help kids get over certain traumatic events in their life - like going to the dentist or the doctor. That can help alleviate some of the trauma in their little lives. What better way to engage with your little person or a big person? With a puppet, you can take on a persona other than yourself. It helps kids sometimes work through shyness issues and otherwise it's just great fun.
So, come on in. I'll show you my fabulous puppets. We also have awesome people designed puppets through the Melissa and Doug. The puppets were designed by creators of the Sesame Street puppets. Very life-like people. It's great for people who have watched tv shows that have a ventriloquist. So we expect to have a run on our people puppets and kids practicing ventriloquism. Another great way for getting kids creative and engaged without a screen.