In the Martin & Sylvia: Saturdays! story “Sock Puppets,” Martin and Sylvia’s babysitter Ellie has a great idea for what to do with a bunch of old single socks - sock puppets! She suggests that brother and sister look at each sock and note the color, shape and design, and then decide what kind of sock puppet to make.
You can do the same with these drawings - do any of them look like animals? Like people? Color them in and add eyes, noses, mustaches or whatever you would like!
Then use them as inspiration to create your own sock puppets!
About the Authors
David Sewell McCann
David Sewell McCann fell in love with spinning stories in first grade – the day a storyteller came to his class and captured his mind and imagination. He has been engaged in storytelling all of his adult life through painting, film-making, teaching and performing. Out of his experience as a Waldorf elementary class teacher and parent, he has developed a four step method of intuitive storytelling, which he now shares through workshops and through this website.
Jenny Barandich is the graphic designer who brings color and magic to all of Sparkle’s graphics.
With more than 20 years of experience, Jenny works with clients both locally and worldwide. She believes in unique yet practical designs that suit her clients’ needs, covering a wide range of industries including publishing, high-tech, nonprofit, medical, communications, and marketing. Jenny received a B.A. in Visual Communication from the Avni Institute of Art and Design in Tel Aviv. She now lives in Toronto with her husband and three children.