Larrikin Puppets is committed to continuing our goal to bring joy, laughter, fun and play to kids during the COVID-19 lockdown and isolation period.
Join us as we present super fun puppet shows, puppetry workshops, story times, poetry with puppets and puppet play dates.
Are you looking to engage a virtual room of adults online? Invite Troggg the big blue monster or Elissa & Troggg to co-host or simply drop in on your next online meeting or event.
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Free Weekly Online Storytime Puppet Shows
Join the Larrikin Puppets Facebook Page every Thursday at 10am AEST for a FREE Facebook Live story time reading and puppet show from 11 June – 16 July, 2020. Discover more details including book and author information.
Puppets On Call: Bring Fun To Online Events & Meetings
Invite Larrikin Puppets to your next corporate meeting on Zoom or another online communication platform. Or invite Troggg the big blue monster or Elissa & Troggg to co-host your next online event. Discover more details or book now.
Online Puppet Shows & Storytime Puppet Shows
Corporates, non-profits, childcare centres, schools, libraries and festivals from all over Australia can continue to book Larrikin Puppets to present interactive ONLINE INCURSIONS for their private audiences – puppet shows and storytime puppet shows. Book now to bring joy to the kids of staff and parents working from or isolated at home. This service will be available from April 20, 2020. Just $5 per household. Maximum 25 participants per session. Discover more information now or, to enquire, just fill in the booking form.
Online Sock Puppet Craft & Puppetry Performance Workshops
Learn how to create a simple sock puppet FOR FREE then sign up for a puppetry performance workshop for just $3 per household. To keep up to date with workshops, sign up to our newsletter or follow us on Facebook. Kids and adults (big kids!) welcome. Discover more details now.
Puppet Play Dates
Join Larrikin Puppets as we facilitate a puppet play date for kids via Zoom! Meet the puppets and make new friends with kids from all over Australia! This super fun play date is for children aged 3-7 and their families, and limited to only 25 households. A supervising adult must be present. Register now for a Puppet Play Date.
Poetry With Puppets
Looking for a fun ‘at home’ activity where your child gets to play with words? Encourage them to write a poem in English then submit it to Larrikin Puppets to be performed by a puppet on video. Your child can then choose which puppet in our cast they’d like to have read their poem! All children aged 12 and under located anywhere in the world are welcome to enter. Discover the full details.
Online Pyjama Party
Join Larrikin Puppets for a FREE Online Pyjama Party via Zoom! Get the whole family together for an evening of games, songs and dancing PLUS a special bedtime story at the end. We ran this event on 3 June (with 55 families registering!), but if you’d like us to run it again for your community of kids and families, please let us know.
National Simultaneous Storytime
To help support the value of reading and literacy and support the value and fun of books, Larrikin Puppets performed a FREE Facebook Livestream Storytime Puppet Show at 11am on Wednesday 27 May as part of the National Simultaneous Storytime! Discover more about the fabulous book Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas.