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Ready to enter the land of shadows?

“We had SUCH a blast using Firelight when playing with our kids, and have told all our friends about it. Everything is so well designed, well-crafted and easy to understand...It was a joy to watch them make up their own stories as well as use the ones included in the kit.”

-Lauren Smith and Derek Fagerstrom

Founding Creative Directors, Pop-Up Magazine

Step 1: Pick Your Stage Kit

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Fabric Stage Kit

Screen printed in the Bay Area, our fabric stage is perfect for small spaces.

Comes with five pre-cut paper starter puppets.

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Birch Wood Stage Kit

Laser cut in the Bay Area, our birch wood stage is designed for a premium shadow experience. 

Comes with five pre-cut

birch wood starter puppets.

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All kits include:
  • Starter story script to use with included pre-cut puppets, ensuring that the fun starts pronto!

  • Laser cut birch wood phone stand.

  • Dowels, paper, and adhesive to make your own puppets.

  • Welcome packet to walk you through the basics.

Keep scrolling to pick your Story Pack!

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Fabric Stage Kit

Birch Stage Kit

Keep scrolling to pick your Story Pack!

Step 2: Pick your Story Packs


Nursery Rhymes

Ages 3-5

This Story Pack brings nursery rhymes vividly to life through shadow theater. Includes puppet templates and lyrics to tell five traditional rhymes.


Aesop's Fables

Ages 5-9

Aesop's Fables are tales of morality. This Story Pack introduces five traditional Aesop’s Fables that are not only fun to perform, but also instructive. Includes puppet templates and booklet with scripts.


Story Challenge

Ages 7+

This Story Pack provides the tools to let children begin crafting their own original tales. In this game format, children draw cards to pick their characters, setting, and problem. They then brainstorm a plot using the provided story chart.  Finally, they act it out on the shadow theater screen. Includes puppet templates, game cards, and story charts. 

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Now that you have your Stage Kit and Story Packs picked out, you'll be puppeteering in no time.


When your kit arrives, we encourage you to begin the Shadows 101 course included with your purchase.

Step 3: Begin puppeteering! 


Shadow Theater Online Course

Each Stage Kit includes complimentary access to our Shadows 101 course (value $29).


From the comfort of your own home, you'll learn the fundamentals you need to feel comfortable behind the shadow screen.

  • Learn about the origins of this ancient art form.

  • Create your own story puppets.

  • Practice shadow theater performance techniques.

  • Tell your first story!

Welcome to the land of shadows.
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