Whether you're using your hands or cute paper cutouts, shadow puppets make great fun for the whole family. Perfect for games around the campfire or during a sleepover, many of these shadow puppets can be enough for even the youngest of kids. However, with a little extra skill, adults can delight with some seriously convincing puppets. There are shadow puppets for people of virtually any age and ability level, so start learning today! Shadow play is popular in various cultures; currently there are more than 20 countries known to have shadow show troupes. Shadow play is an old tradition and it has a long history in Southeast Asia; especially in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Cambodia. It is also considered as an ancient art in other parts of Asia such as in China, India and Nepal. It is also known in the West from Turkey, Greece to France. It is a popular form of entertainment for both children and adults in many countries around the world. Hand Shadow Puppets or Shadow play or also known as shadow puppetry is an ancient form of storytelling and entertainment which uses flat articulated figures (shadow puppets) to create cut-out figures which are held between a source of light and a translucent screen or scrim. The cut-out shapes of the puppets sometimes include translucent color or other types of detailing. Various effects can be achieved by moving both the puppets and the light source. A talented puppeteer can make the figures appear to walk, dance, fight, nod and laugh. Hand Shadow Puppets Ideas is an application to show you how to make shadow puppets using your hands. This app is must have app for everyone, who wants to make hand shadows or shadow illusions. This game / application is for children or adults, who wants to make fun with hand shadows, create illusions of animals on the wall, play some theater or just to have fun with kids and friends. Application will tell you everything from history and basics of hand shadow play, theory of shadows and understanding how to create great shadows and become master of shadowgraphy. Shadowgraphy or ombromanie is the art of performing a story or show using images made by hand shadows. It can be called "cinema in silhouette". Performers of the art are often called a shadowgraphist or shadowgrapher. Play educational with moving shapes. Download for free!
Preparation For Mini Shadow Theater:
- Shoeboxes (or other cardboard boxes), so that there’s one shadow theater for every two children wax paper or white paper
Preparation For Hand Shadow Puppets:
- Flashlights, one per pair of children
- Tall, flat surface to place theaters on (desk, table, etc.)
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It has been designed suitable for both the smartphones and the tablets.
Languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Turkish.
We develop educational games designed for toddlers, preschoolers and kids.
8 educational games included in the app are as follows:
- Pictures to help performing
- Play along with your kids and family
- Watch amazing pictures of animals
- Chinese shadow theatre
- Paper shadow theatre
- Stretching for hands and fingers to perform shapes
- Share the images in various media
Shadows Art Ideas
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