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Light + Shadow Box - Inspired by Lotte Reiniger

Light + Shadow Box - Inspired by Lotte Reiniger

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Explore light and shadow with the pioneer of animation Lotte Reiniger. This box inspires children to make a puppet theatre, explore shadows, create a puppet theatre, make a silhouette artwork and read Lotte Reiniger's story

The light + shadow box inspired by Lotte Reiniger

Lotte made over 40 films, created the multi-plane camera and escaped Nazi Germany. Not only is he the pioneer of animation - she created her first animation 10 years before Walt Disney!

  • Filled with four shadow-inspired activities and a story about Lotte Reiniger
  • Encourages children to be curious, there are no rules! 
  • Tips for parents on how to support their child to explore
  • Illustration by Liz Mosley
  • Cards are printed on environmentally and responsibly sourced card that can be kept and reused

What materials are inside the box?

  • Collage
  • Cellophane
  • Tracing paper
  • Paper fasteners
  • Wooden dowel
  • Black card
  • Set of 6 eco-friendly chalks (Kipas or Okonorm)
  • Washi tape
  • Doily
  • Puppet template

This box comes in two sizes:

Single box: 4 creative idea cards, illustrated story, enough curated craft material for 1 child
Sibling box: 4 creative idea cards, illustrated story, enough curated craft material for 2 children


Age Range:

Make and wonder art club is made for 3  to 10-year-old children. but older children and grown-ups may enjoy creating too. Unfortunately due to small parts and long string, it is not suitable for children under 3 years of age. 


  • We currently ship to the UK only. Shipping is calculated on weight at checkout. For example, First-class UK shipping for 1 single box is £2.70
  • Single boxes are mailed in an A4 cardboard mailing box, multiple boxes are sent in a paper mailing bag
  • Orders are shipped within 3-5 working days

Zero Waste:

We are committed to zero waste and the art box is not shipped in an additional mailing box or bag. They are shipped in an A4 cardboard box with the art club sticker on one side and the postage label on the reverse. If you would like your box shipped in a mailing bag please email us and we can add the additional postage to your order.

Gifts: You can add a personalised gift message at the checkout

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