Pre-K - 2nd

Anansi the Spider: A West African Folktale


 Pre-K - 2nd

COST: $155

PUPPET: Anansi Shadow Puppet

PROGRAM LENGTH: 45 minutes 



How to Book

Discount & Cancellation Policies

Educator Resource Guides


Students are introduced to the Anansi as trickster and hero with a focus the book by Gerald McDermott.  Students witness the African folktale Anansi and Sister Mud Turtle as it comes to life with brilliantly colored shadow puppets. The story is performed during the first part of the program - complete with recorded Nigerian drumming & narration! Students compare “food cousins” from West Africa and the U.S. The workshop culminates with a hands-on activity where students make their very own Anansi Shadow Puppet.

Special Activities
  • Call 404.881.5117 or email to check for availability.
  • Download the Program Request Form, fill out, and email back to us.
  • We will send confirmation via email. No booking is confirmed until we send confirmation (usually within 24 hours) via email.
Educational Resources

Discount Policy:

  • BULK BOOKING DISCOUNT: Book 9 programs and the 10th is FREE. Applies to Hands-On Curriculum Based Programs ONLY.
  • Bulk booking discounts do not apply to teacher workshops, demos, or live puppet shows/performances. 

Cancellation Policy: 

  • We will not charge for programs cancelled due to nature i.e. snow days. We do require a reschedule, however.
  • The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice. That includes NO SHOWS. 
  • Program topics can be changed up to one week in advance provided the teacher has time to prep the new puppet for the topic change. 
  • Foreign language programs require a 2 week cancellation notice. Call with questions.