Welcome ..

..to the online store of the Hahndorf Puppet Shop, the only store in South Australia devoted to the retail sale and history of puppets.

At  the Hahndorf Puppet Shop,  you can safely shop for Finger Puppets, Hand Puppets, Marionettes, Theatres and puppetry accessories from leading brands all over the world. Puppets help the inner child in the adult  shine through.

The Hahndorf Puppet Shop is situated in Hahndorf in the beautiful Adelaide Hills of South Australia only 25 minutes south east of the city of Adelaide.

Puppets down the Ages

For centuries, people of different cultures have created and used puppets, finding an almost magical power in their capacity for creating open, honest, and trustworthy communication between the puppeteer and the audience. 

Puppets and children

Children play with puppets freely, using their hands, thoughts, language, and feelings, and puppet shows allow them to act out imaginative stories that have no bounds.



Puppets as Storytellers

Our character puppets, animal puppets, finger puppets and marionettes provide a wide range of wonderful story telling.  Children benefit from the exploration of feelings and sense of accomplishment that acting out play affords.  Puppets and Marionettes provide a wide range of actions and emotions which enhances the imagination and creativity in storytelling by children. 

Puppets as therapy

Puppetry is used in psychology, as therapy in hospitals, in aged care as well as in schools.  I meet many teachers through the Hahndorf Puppet Shop whouse quite a few puppets during the course of the school year to enhance instruction. Children respond wonderfully to them, and they add lots of fun to their learning!

Please browse through the hundreds of puppets available on the Hahndorf Puppet On-Line Shop and safely buy at your leisure. 

Happy shopping.


The Hahndorf Puppet Shop -The shop that makes you smile

Black Cat Hand Puppet
Black Cat Hand Puppet
Price: 49.50 AUD


Red Riding Hood Upside Down Doll
Red Riding Hood Upside Down Doll
Price: 39.50 AUD


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