Object title
Stone Soup Villager Built by
Charles Mackel Description
Student Charles Mackel took part in a puppet-building program for third through sixth graders at the Matteson Area Public Library District in Matteson, Illinois, led by Children's Library Assistant Susan Fulcher. Fulcher and professional puppeteer Dave Herzog taught the students how to papier-mâché over clay to make heads for glove puppets. They decorated pre-made fabric bodies and learned how to perform Stone Soup by learning their lines and how to move their puppets. Living Objects theme
Puppetry in Community

Production title
Stone Soup Years created and used
2017 Medium
Papier-mâché, fleece and other fabric, acrylic paint, ribbon, plastic gem Type of puppet
Hand puppet Dimensions
Height: 20.5”
Width: 12”
Depth: 5.5”