Halloween is coming and it’s time to get creative and make some monsters that will do your bidding.

In this video, you’ll learn how to use paper and polycarbonate (lexan) to make shadow puppets. Then you’ll learn how to make a shadow theater. If you make a puppet show, make sure to take pictures and upload them to the Make flickr pool.

I learned everything I know about shadow puppets from my from the amazing Deb Chase of the Oregon Shadow Theatre. If you get into shadow puppets, you should watch a Lotte Reiniger‘s classic Prince Achmed.

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I was on the set of Craft Lab with this project earlier this week. Jennifer Perkins was a blast to make tv with!


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