Ages 9 to 12 years. Beginning and skilled puppet makers alike will appreciate the crafting and performance techniques this book offers. Activities are presented as beginnings that children can then expand upon with their own ideas and creative touches. Puppet enthusiasts can explore 50 puppetry options to create puppets to use in oral book reports, history projects, and creative writing. Children will also discover fun activities on how to write scripts, construct a theatre, create scenery, and effectively use props and sound.