The Puppet Center

NEW! The Definitive Guide to Puppet Show Success for teachers, librarians, moms, dads and care givers of all kinds.
By Master Puppeteer Markie Scholz
The Puppet Center PDF is a complete How-To Guide for creating a rich, rewarding puppetry experience. 56 power-packed pages with easy to follow and well illustrated instructions. Its wealth of ideas and techniques will keep kids of all ages entertained, learning and laughing for years to come. $19.95

A Student Handbook that includes:
– A How-To Manual
– Script Writing Tips
-The Three Pigs–an Original Script
– How-To Make Sound Effects
– Puppet Making Patterns
-Several plans for puppet stages

A Teachers Manual that includes:
– A Summery of the Student Handbook
– Themes for Puppet Use
– Research on the Importance of Puppetry in Education.

Dragons Are Too Seldom DVDs

Dragons Are Too Seldom Puppet Productions is excited to launch a delightful new series of puppet shows for the whole family.

Master puppeteer and storyteller, Markie Scholz and her cadre of dragons, whimsical creatures, and bumbling bad guys have been touring the country for the past 40 years performing puppet shows for the young and the young at heart.

Now some of these shows are available as DVDs. They are hilarious adventures the whole family can watch together, over and over again. Each story is pack full of important life lessons wrapped around some VERY FUNNY puppet antics. These puppet shows are a feel good experience where the greedy villains never win and the good guys come out on top.

Dragons Are Too Seldom DVD Bundle

A gaggle of dragon DVDs. Hours of stories for the whole family to enjoy! Purchase a bundle of 5 Dragons Are Too Seldom DVDs and get them for the price of 4. $40 plus S&H

Quest for the Junkyard Dragon

Quest For The Junk Yard Dragon
Sharn, a young girl is the only one in the wicked Queen’s Empire who can save the kingdom but not without the help of Skavang, the Junkyard Dragon. $10 plus S&H

“Markie always puts on a great show & her high energy level & devotion to children is always admirable!”
Robin Schrupp, Grant County Library, Milbank SD

The Last Dragon

The Last Dragon
Daisy suspects that she is the last living dragon and she is almost right. There is one dragon egg and she must rescue it from an evil greedy witch. Her delightful forest friends help her rescue the dragon egg and the future of dragons everywhere. $10 plus S&H

I purchased this DVD for my grandson when he was 18 months old. It is still one of his favorite movies to watch four years later. He describes it as “awesome!”

M.J. Graesser

The Dragon and the Doodlebug

The Dragon and the Doodle Bug
Zed the Dragon has a friend Doodlebug. She can draw anything he tells her to and when she does, it comes alive! This results in hilarious adventures and misadventures that teach them life lessons that save the day. $10 plus S&H

“Very good show, the children were entertained and involved.”
Wanda Nelson/ children’s Librarian, Belle Fourche SD

The Great Water Rescue

The Great Water Rescue
Millie Rabbit and Bob Bobcat must save their valley. It has stopped raining because the Water Crystal that brings the rain has been stolen by despicable Pirate PeeWee Fox and his no-good (but very funny) assistant Flynn the Fast Footed Ferret. Clyde the crab, Noreen the Sea Gnome, Zed the Dragon all conspire to get the water crystal back where it belongs. $10 plus S&H

“The Great Water Rescue is full of dry humor and the interactive show encourages the audience to help characters solve problems.”
Jan Goodnough Spearfish SD.

Dragon Digs

dragondigsZed the Dragon is looking for a hide-out for Uncle Istaban’s gold. Rumor has it that A Totally Tempting Terrifically Unbelievable Cave awaits anyone who can find it first. Now all Zed has to do is get there before Millicent the Mole, Slubber the Hound Dog, Flynn the Fast Footed Ferret and a host of others. $10 plus S&H

“This program was great! The puppets were awesome, the story/script was fun, and the jokes were corny. The kids were mesmerized!”
Nancy Becket, Alexander Mitchell Library, Aberdeen SD

Hand Knitted Finger Puppets

These lovable finger puppets are hand knitted in Peru. They come in a wide varety of animals people & such. When you order you will receive a mixture of five adorable finger puppets

* Finger Puppets may only be purchased in groups of 5.

How Many Would You Like?

Puppet Kits

Here is the perfect project for all would be puppeteers. This kit contains pre-cut pieces for 5 dragon puppets. There are body parts, scales, ears, horns and complete instructions for sewing or hot gluing your very own unique puppet pal.

You provide the yarn scraps, buttons, art foam, pipe cleaners, and other found objects to add features such as eyes, nostrils, teeth, a tongue, etc. That way, each puppet becomes a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. Once the project is finished, you have 5 puppets that are ready, willing and able to provide hours of fun! $15.00 +s&h

Finished puppets are 11″ tall and 6″ wide.