Shadows of animals

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Shadows of animals

Post by Stevenloan » Thu Oct 20, 2016 5:01 pm

Hi you guys! What is the most common name for this kind of game? Create shadows of animals on the wall.

https://www.ohay.tv/view/huong-dan-cach ... -tay/tjyDb

Thanks very much!

StevenLoan
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Post by trolley » Thu Oct 20, 2016 6:06 pm

We always called them shadow puppets but after looking that up, I see that shadow puppets were actually made from flat cut-out shapes. Wiki calls the hand shadows "shadowgraphy or ombromanie". I'm not sure how many people would recognize those terms.
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Post by Phil White » Thu Oct 20, 2016 8:56 pm

"Hand shadows", "finger shadows" and trolley's "shadow puppets" are all used.
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Re: Shadows of animals

Post by Stevenloan » Fri Oct 21, 2016 3:24 am

trolley and Phil White : Thank you two so so much.
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Post by Wizard of Oz » Fri Oct 21, 2016 2:49 pm

We used "shadow play" with "play" in this case meaning how kids play around.

WoZ on the wall
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Post by Stevenloan » Fri Oct 21, 2016 4:56 pm

WoZ : Thank you so much.
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