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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

  • Carousel Players Giant Puppet - puppet by Artist Alexa Fraser

STC | Carousel Players | Giant Puppet Digital Workshop


Craft Kids Performance Theatre Visual arts
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This activity runs the duration of Culture Days.


St. Catharines Digital Activity

St. Catharines, ON

Directions: More information and registration (if applicable) can be found online at



Offered in English.



Carousel Players and professional designer and puppeteer Alexa Fraser bring you Carousel Players’ Giant Puppet Party, an outdoor, family friendly activity.

The first step – make your puppet!

Carousel Players is offering an in-person workshop - see other listing.

Unable to attend the workshop?

No problem. You can gather the materials listed below and follow the video tutorial to create your own fabulous Giant Puppet right at home. We even have some Puppet Packs for families with limited means. These contain all the materials for making a puppet, and you pick one up at our offices.

Next step – PARTY!

Join Carousel Players, on Saturday October 2 at 11am in Lester B. Pearson Park for the Giant Puppet Party! (see other listing)


Newsprint (newspapers, flyers, other soft paper) – lots and lots

Cardboard – two large boxes worth

Craft paper – 3′ x 2′ piece

White school glue – one large bottle

3 broomsticks or long poles

1 large bedsheet or large pieces of fabric

Masking or painter’s tape

White acrylic paint

Colourful acrylic paint


Tools: Scissors, stapler, paint brushes, sandpaper

Find additional details and to register for all in-person events online here:


City of St. Catharines Cultural Services with Carousel Players

St. Catharines Cultural Services is a division of the Community, Recreation and Culture Services department with a focus on public art, community development, planning and policy related to arts and culture in the City of St. Catharines.

Each year selected Culture Days activities are funded through the St. Catharines Cultural Investment Program (SCCIP).


This event is part of a hub:

St. Catharines Virtual Experiences

St. Catharines Cultural Services St. Catharines, ON

Join in for a variety of Live and pre-recorded virtual experiences from St. Catharines Ontario artists and organizations. Find full details and a complete line-up of virtual (and in-person) activities online at