What if, like a caterpillar, we could curl up into a cocoon for a long sleep and emerge transformed into a butterfly? In workshop 2, inspired by the butterflies of all shapes, sizes and colours that flutter by, you will discover how to create a puppet of yourself with flapping butterfly wings.


  • 1


    • Introduction: Let's create a puppet butterfly

    • Materials you will need

  • 2

    Part I: Let's Design our butterfly wings

    • Part 2: Let's design our butterfly wings

  • 3

    Part II: Let's create our butterfly wings and fly!

    • Part II: Let's create our butterfly wings and fly!

  • 4

    Part III: Let's decorate our butterfly wings

    • Part 3: Lets decorate our butterfly wings

Workshop Facilitator

Duffy Mooney-Sheppard

Duffy is a visual artist, arts program curator and workshop facilitator. A recent graduate of the MA Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Arts, she is drawn to the process of story-making as a way to explore ideas and share her curiosity about the natural world. With many years of experience working creatively with young people and cultural institutions and schools, she has developed her facilitation methods which are based in playful observation, imagination and telling tall tales. This year, in response to the COVID-19 crisis, she founded Little Islands Art Club, an online art groups for children and adults. Find out more at: www.duffydraws.com