Tags: articulated puppet, banana leaf puppet, indian craft, kids craft India
This week we are learning about India in the home school co-op that I participate in. Since I am teaching that class, I went to postcrossing.com and wrote to someone in each country we will be “visiting” to see if we could exchange postcards. As postcrossing is a postcard exchange site almost everyone I contacted was happy to exchange cards, and the member in India exchanged souvenirs as well as postcards. One of the souvenirs was a set of banana leaf puppets. I looked for information about banana leaf puppets online (I even used google translate to search in Hindi and Urdu) and was absolutely amazed that I couldn’t find anything.
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