Puppet Theater From A Pallet

Take a pallet and turn it into an outdoor puppet theater. I started by removing a few boards for the window at the top. Next, I nailed a large board to the top. Then I painted the entire thing a beachy blue. I took a small board that I had in my garage and painted it with chalkboard paint and nailed it onto the top board of the pallet. I tied (with ribbon) a bucket on one side of the window for chalk, and a small potted geranium on the other side. I took a cafe' curtain rod and attached it with two hooks to hide the slats on the bottom and plopped it down in my flower garden. To keep it form toppling backwards, I screwed a tomato stake in the back on each side for support. Kate and her friends had puppet shows and performances all summer!
Have fabulous puppet shows all summer long!
Puppet theater from a pallet.
Take the second and third boards from the top off on each side using a crowbar.
Paint the entire thing...no need for perfection.
Add a chalkboard for showtimes!

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  • Mom4Real Mom4Real on Feb 23, 2013
    Can't wait to use this again...can't wait for Spring!

  • Debbie Borthwick Debbie Borthwick on Feb 25, 2013
    I love your puppet theatre! This could be a lot of fun for our grandkids, and we just happen to have a few more pallets lying around. Thanks for the inspiration, Jessica! :)