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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2023, 6(23); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2023.062324.

The Application and Development of Zhangzhou Budai Puppet Theater in the Kindergarten Curriculum


Qinjie Huang, Zhuyan He

Corresponding Author:
Qinjie Huang

Fuzhou University of International Studies and Trade, Fuzhou, Fujian, 350200, China


Zhangzhou, known as Zoulu on the seashore since ancient times, has a rich cultural heritage and flourishing culture. Zhangzhou Puppet originated in Zhangzhou, Fujian in the Southern Song Dynasty, and was popularized in Guangdong, Taiwan, and Southeast Asia in the late Ming Dynasty, with a development history of more than one thousand years. As a traditional opera, the inheritance and development of Budai Puppetry, an intangible cultural heritage that condenses the essence of regional ethnic culture, has gained widespread support from all walks of life, and in the series of activities of the intangible cultural heritage in schools, how to explore and bring into play its educational value has become a new issue. As a result, the value of regional cultural resources in early childhood art education is explored, and attention is paid to the comprehensive nurturing nature of kindergarten aesthetic education in a comprehensive perspective. In this way, we can build an appropriate cultural curriculum and realize the living heritage of regional culture.


Budai Puppet Theater, Minnan Culture, Opera Culture

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Qinjie Huang, Zhuyan He. The Application and Development of Zhangzhou Budai Puppet Theater in the Kindergarten Curriculum. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 23: 145-148. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.062324.


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