La MaMa Kids Online: Frogs Make Me Hoppy

August 06

Thursday at 2PM (EST)

Free Admission; Suggested Donation

Puppeteer Adelka Polak of Sova Theater will share the metamorphosis of frogs from egg to tadpole and onward through a mini puppet performance with original music by Cynthia Quintanal and Paul Opalach followed immediately by a frog puppet-making workshop.

Materials Suggested:

Paper Plate
Coloring Supplies
TP tube
Glue, tape or stapler
Construction paper
Small box (like from tea, soap, pasta, or a second paper plate to cut for frog eyes)
Party Blowout (optional, but super fun final puppet element!)

This program is funded in part by a grant from the CT Office of the Arts

The Time Out New York Kids Logo that links press about the La MaMa Kids program on their website

"Timed for after school viewing!"


Special thanks to The Jim Henson Foundation for supporting our online puppetry programming.

Please support La MaMa as we create radical ways to connect you
with online happenings and audience engagement in this time of isolation.

About the Artists

Sova Dance and Puppet Theater celebrates humanity and the environment by engaging audiences through live performance combining the moving body, puppetry, mask, video, dance, and artistic installations. The combined ingredients communicate that which cannot be described in words, and therefore are accessible to communities around the globe.
“Sova” means “owl” in Slovak and also refers to an asteroid belt named by a Czech astronomer.
Find out more at

About La MaMa Kids Online

La MaMa Kids Online presents weekly kids performances and hands-on workshops online, timed especially for “after school” viewing! La MaMa will continue to use emerging technologies to create a new venue for artistic expression that questions how art can function and how we as a society can survive challenging periods of history.
Fun for the whole family! STORYTELLING, MUSIC-MAKING, PUPPET CRAFT, MASK-MAKING, AND MORE! La MaMa Kids is a series of creative workshops and performances for the young and the young at heart. Master artists from LaMaMa teach theatre crafts in workshops that encourage imaginative play and hands-on learning. Children and adults learn the basics of storytelling, dance, mask and puppet-making, and more! Held monthly, La MaMa Kids is fun for the whole family!