Unusual Facts About Puppets - as part of the expert series by GeoBeats.
Here are 5 uncommon facts about puppets.
Puppets in one form or another have existed for thousands of years and have sprung up in places all over the world.
Though they are often associated with children's entertainment in much of the West, puppets are often a cultural art form.
There are many different kinds of puppets, including hand puppets, stick puppets, marionettes, shadow puppets, and water puppets.
When theater was banned in Puritan England, puppet shows became quite popular as a novel alternative.
In some forms of street theater, small crews of people manipulate puppets that can be several times the height of a normal person.