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Purchase Puppets

PACER puppets are unique, handcrafted works of art. These hand and rod puppets are three feet tall and represent a diverse group of children. Each puppet can be custom-designed with different skin, hair, and eye colors than those featured online.

Interested in ordering a puppet package? For more information contact [email protected].

Packages

Packages include puppets, scripts, a custom-built wheelchair, props, and resource books. Puppeteer trainings may be arranged with the purchase of a puppet package. All puppets and scripts are copyrighted and available only through PACER Center.

Count Me In

The COUNT ME IN puppet program helps children and adults learn about disabilities and chronic illnesses to bridge the gap between students with and without disabilities, with the message that all children want to play and learn to the best of their abilities.

Basic Package (6 puppets + 10 scripts) — $4,650

Starter Package (3 puppets + 4 scripts) — $2,550

  • Puppets include Carmen, Mitch and Sally.
  • Includes scripts for grades 1-4 focusing on a physical disability (cerebral palsy and spina bifida), learning disabilities, and epilepsy.

Starter PLUS Package (4 puppets + 5 scripts) — $3,250

  • Puppets include Carmen, Mitch and Sally, and a puppet of your choice.
  • Includes scripts for grades 1-4 focusing on a physical disability (cerebral palsy and spina bifida), learning disabilities, and epilepsy plus a puppet/script of your choice.

Kids Against Bullying

The KIDS AGAINST BULLYING puppet program addresses the definition of bullying, types of bullying, how children can respond if they’re being bullied, the difference between telling and tattling, and how students can help other children who are a target of bullying. The basic message of the show is that no one ever deserves to be bullied, and that it’s important to speak up and be a friend if you see someone who is being bullied.

KAB Package (5 puppets + 3 scripts) — $3,950

  • Puppets include Carmen, Brad, Mitch, Sally and Shannon.
  • Includes scripts for grades 1-3 focusing on different types of bullying (physical, verbal, and social/exclusion.)

Brad & Shannon Only (2 puppets + 3 scripts) — $1,450
*For those who already own a set of PACER puppets

  • Puppets include Brad and Shannon.
  • Includes scripts for grades 1-3 focusing on different types of bullying (physical, verbal, and social/exclusion.)

Let’s Prevent Abuse

The LET'S PREVENT ABUSE puppet program helps children and adults gain information about child physical and sexual abuse as well as helps children to develop personal safety skills.

LPA Package (4 puppets + 3 scripts) — $3,250

  • Puppets include Sally, Derek, Mitch and Carmen.
  • Includes scripts for grades 1-4 focusing on physical and sexual abuse, along with what to do when approached by a person you may or may not know and are asked to go with them.

Additional Puppets & Accessories*

*You must have purchased one of the above packages to be eligible to purchase additional puppets and accessories.

Additional Puppets and Scripts $725 each

Extras or Replacement Items

  • Puppet-size wheelchair $500
  • Folding puppet stage $250
  • Small bag (holds two puppets) $55
  • Large bag (holds three puppets) $60

Interested in ordering a puppet package? For more information contact [email protected].

Carmen

Carmen has epilepsy. She likes to try new things, go to new places, and, most importantly, help her many friends. Carmen’s friends did not know she had seizures because they are controlled through the medication she takes.

Corey

Corey has Down syndrome. He learns things at a slower pace than his friends but when given the help and support he needs, Corey can be counted on to do a good job and help others, too.

Mitch

Mitch has a learning disability. Mitch needs to be taught some subjects in a different way than the other kids in his class. Mitch’s favorite sport is baseball. He is the pitcher and captain of his team.

Jay

Jay is deaf/hard of hearing. Jay wears a hearing aid that helps him hear some sounds. His favorite thing to do is play games. Jay has learned to talk and uses sign language and speech reading. He taught his classmates how to sign “Happy Birthday.”

Sally

Sally has a physical disability. Sally has either spina bifida or cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair. She likes to sing and play games and even tried horseback riding once, but her favorite thing to do is swim.

Gina

Gina is blind and uses a white cane to go almost anywhere. Gina can ride a tandem bike and read Braille, and she enjoys having sleepovers with her friends.

Carmen

Carmen has epilepsy. She likes to try new things, go to new places, and, most importantly, help her many friends. Carmen’s friends did not know she had seizures because they are controlled through the medication she takes.

Mitch

Mitch has a learning disability. Mitch needs to be taught some subjects in a different way than the other kids in his class. Mitch’s favorite sport is baseball. He is the pitcher and captain of his team.

Sally

Sally has a physical disability. Sally has either spina bifida or cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair. She likes to sing and play games and even tried horseback riding once, but her favorite thing to do is swim.

Carmen

Carmen has epilepsy. She likes to try new things, go to new places, and, most importantly, help her many friends. Carmen’s friends did not know she had seizures because they are controlled through the medication she takes.

Mitch

Mitch has a learning disability. Mitch needs to be taught some subjects in a different way than the other kids in his class. Mitch’s favorite sport is baseball. He is the pitcher and captain of his team.

Sally

Sally has a physical disability. Sally has either spina bifida or cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair. She likes to sing and play games and even tried horseback riding once, but her favorite thing to do is swim.

Carmen

Carmen has epilepsy. She likes to try new things, go to new places, and, most importantly, help her many friends. Carmen’s friends did not know she had seizures because they are controlled through the medication she takes.

Brad

Brad, one of the KIDS AGAINST BULLYING puppets, has trouble with schoolwork, but is a good athlete. He tries to act tough, and sometimes threatens other kids, but can also be a fun, sweet kid when he’s not lashing out.

Mitch

Mitch has a learning disability. Mitch needs to be taught some subjects in a different way than the other kids in his class. Mitch’s favorite sport is baseball. He is the pitcher and captain of his team.

Sally

Sally has a physical disability. Sally has either spina bifida or cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair. She likes to sing and play games and even tried horseback riding once, but her favorite thing to do is swim.

Shannon

Shannon is popular at school and likes to dress in the latest style. In the KIDS AGAINST BULLYING show, Shannon uses verbal and social bullying to control other kids, especially when she feels jealous of someone else.

Brad

Brad, one of the KIDS AGAINST BULLYING puppets, has trouble with schoolwork, but is a good athlete. He tries to act tough, and sometimes threatens other kids, but can also be a fun, sweet kid when he’s not lashing out.

Shannon

Shannon is popular at school and likes to dress in the latest style. In the KIDS AGAINST BULLYING show, Shannon uses verbal and social bullying to control other kids, especially when she feels jealous of someone else.

Sally

Sally has a physical disability. Sally has either spina bifida or cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair. She likes to sing and play games and even tried horseback riding once, but her favorite thing to do is swim.

Derek

Derek is one of the Let’s Prevent Abuse puppets. Derek loves playing baseball and shooting baskets. He tells Mitch about what happened with Tony, his former babysitter, and why Tony won’t be taking care of him in the future.

Mitch

Mitch has a learning disability. Mitch needs to be taught some subjects in a different way than the other kids in his class. Mitch’s favorite sport is baseball. He is the pitcher and captain of his team.

Carmen

Carmen has epilepsy. She likes to try new things, go to new places, and, most importantly, help her many friends. Carmen’s friends did not know she had seizures because they are controlled through the medication she takes.

Bridget

Bridget has juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Art class is one of Bridget’s favorite classes. She enjoys playing (and winning) board and computer games with her friends. On days when her JRA prevents her from playing her favorite sport, baseball, she cheers for her team and keeps score.

Eric

Eric has diabetes. Eric is really good at math, and enjoys playing hockey, baseball, and basketball. Eric is learning how to manage his diabetes with exercise, healthy food, monitoring his blood sugar, and medication.

Danny

Danny has muscular dystrophy and uses a wheelchair. Danny loves using the computer, watching baseball games, and collecting baseball cards. At summer camp, he likes to swim, ride horses, and play wheelchair hockey.

Ben

Ben has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Ben enjoys karate class, telling jokes, and performing magic tricks for friends. Sometimes he behaves differently and acts before he thinks, but a new program is helping him control his impulses.

Max

Max has autism spectrum disorder. Max is a computer whiz and one of the best readers in the class. He enjoys participating in the school spelling bee and is fearless when sledding downhill. Sometimes Max behaves differently, but his classmates learn to appreciate his special skills.

Connor

Connor has Tourette syndrome. He collects dinosaurs and has made a pop rocket from directions he got from the NASA for Kids website. He wants to work for the space program when he grows up.

Gina

Gina is blind and uses a white cane to go almost anywhere. Gina can ride a tandem bike and read Braille, and she enjoys having sleepovers with her friends.

Jay

Jay is deaf/hard of hearing. Jay wears a hearing aid that helps him hear some sounds. His favorite thing to do is play games. Jay has learned to talk and uses sign language and speech reading. He taught his classmates how to sign “Happy Birthday.”

Corey

Corey has Down syndrome. He learns things at a slower pace than his friends but when given the help and support he needs, Corey can be counted on to do a good job and help others, too.

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