Papaton Shadow Theater – a multi-award-winning playset! – Papaton Kids

Learn how Papaton Shadow Theater works!

The playset includes everything you need to put on immersive shadow shows for friends and family. Put on a real theatrical show in a matter of seconds. Just open the box, download the app and you are good to go.

A new way of storytelling with your kids

Amaze your kids with an unforgettable fairytale experience of Papaton Shadow Theater. Let them unleash creativity and try themselves in the roles of young actors and actresses, directors or storytellers.

Children practice telling stories, building dialogues and following the storyline.

Kids learn to be storytellers and actors, experiment with characters and contribute their own ideas.

Everyone gets to play a part. Choose a character and create a unique fairy tale together.

Children express feelings, practice voicing the characters, process fears, and learn to improvise.

A creative gift for any occasion

Amaze your little ones with a magic shadow theater that will help them let their imagination run wild.

Joy Fitzgerald | @madebysohn

The product is really incredible and facilitates all the things you hope. We did a puppet show before bedtime instead of our normal story and it made the kids look forward to bed time and the dark room.

Scott McCord | Award-winning actor

Great for brining out creativity! Teaches kids lot's of skills in a super entertaining way. It sparks imagination, inspires self-confidence and let's children develop their speaking and listening skills.

Erika Cardamone | Speech-language pathologist

The play value packed in this fantastic take-along theater is unmatched! It's excellent for promoting pretend play, fostering storytelling and narrative development as well as promoting a cooperative and open play experience.

Healthy way of using gadgets

A mobile app helps to create additional theatrical atmosphere, but doesn’t replace a physical game.


Fairy-tale scripts

The text of each fairy tale scrolls across your telephone screen like film subtitles.

Original music

Each fairy tale is accompanied by a soundtrack featuring orchestral music and amazing sound effects.


Scripts are in 8 languages: English, German, Italian, Spanish, French, Russian, Chinese, Br English.

Light for shows

When launched the app automatically turns on your phone's flashlight.