1. Forming colored clay faces inspired by Japanese folklore characters, demons and tricksters, such as Hannya, Kitsune and others.
2. Folding, dipping and dyeing paper and filters, creating symbolic shibori-style kimono and hakama for the puppets and in the process learning more about color mixing.
3. Putting it all together and telling a story about what special powers the puppet could have, based on their attributes.