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We're closed 20, 25 and 26 Dec. Our Puppet Theatre is being refurbished from 16 to 18 Dec.

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Puppet Theatre

Discover our children’s Puppet Theatre, where the wonders of science
meet storytelling.

  • Age
    3–7 years
  • Duration
    25 minutes
  • Name
    Puppet Theatre
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Our friendly Puppet Theatre is a place where 3–7-year-olds can make their foray into science through live theatre.

As the story unfolds, children are encouraged to be curious and to use Science Inquiry Skills as they help the characters with observations, predictions and solving problems.

The puppet play presents a selection of characters, both living and non-living, in a variety of scenarios – underwater, on a ship, in a curiosity shop, in the bush, or in the garden. The emphasis is on simplicity of message and interaction with the puppets and puppeteers.

Puppet Theatre Details

  • Location
    Exhibit floor, left side of WA Science Zone
  • Age
    3–7 years
  • Duration
    25 minutes
  • Name
    Puppet Theatre
  • Accessible

  • Food and drink not allowed

  • 3-7 years

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Puppet Storytelling

Children are encouraged to use their imagination and observation skills, and interact with our friendly puppet characters.

A group of young kids and a science presenter play with a puppet emu.

The Power of Puppets

Puppets can be the starting point for shy children to express themselves. It can be more comfortable for them to talk to a puppet than their peers.

A woman holding a bear hand puppet to three young children

The Life of a Puppeteer

“I love the Puppet Theatre! I get to teach kids, without them even noticing. It's always an adventure.”
– Scitech Puppeteer.

Scitech puppet shows are always so much fun, the children and adults equally enjoy. The staff are great at interacting with the children and keeping their attention on the show. There are plenty of opportunities for the children to join in and use their minds.

Parent Review

Did you know?

Puppetry can improve children’s confidence and help them better manage their emotions. Win / win!

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