Country kids space out

Teven-Tintenbar Public School year four students (l-r) Kayla Knight, Jake Innes, Victoria Astill-Torchia and Gabe Francis will perform a puppet show as part of the schools Country Fair this Saturday.

Last week it was the NASA Space Station link up, and now the students at Teven-Tintenbar Public School are spacing out even further with Flash Saviour of the ISS, a space-inspired puppet show that will be performed at the schools annual Country Fair this Saturday, August 19.

Briefly, the show is about a young boy, Flash, who rescues the International Space Station in his spaceship made from recycled materials, said parent Ross Francis, co-creator of the puppet show. The idea of the show is to bridge art, craft, theatre and science, and the kids have been really involved in every aspect of the production from sound effects to making the puppets to writing their own dialogue.

The puppet show will be performed by year four students every 45 minutes at the Country Fair, which is a fun-filled family day. Theres the famous Moo Poo raffle with a guest appearance by Bess the Cow, fabulous food, locally grown coffee, hair braiding, pony rides, a jumping castle, the schools famous tombola and a variety of stalls selling everything from plants to toys and books.

The Country Fair runs from 10am-4pm in the school grounds in Fredericks Lane, Tintenbar. Everyone is welcome.


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