In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artists Valerie Bayne Carroll and Michele Valeri demonstrate how to travel into a story and experience it on a new level using pictures, sound effects, and music.
In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Gary Lapow demonstrates an upbeat song that allows children to make assertive statements about what they do in their own lives to make their bodies healthy.
In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artists Greg Artzner and Terry Leonino share a song that celebrates the wonder of the natural world and encourages the protection of wildlife and habitat.
In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Sue Trainor demonstrates how a steady beat and melody can be used as tools to create emotional connections with characters and setting.
In these experiences, Wolf Trap Teaching Artists demonstrate chants that provide opportunities for listening, attending, and responding through the power of rhythm and rhyme of words. Chants reinforce concepts through repetition.
STAGES for Learning: Performing Arts Experiences for Early Childhood Education provides early childhood professionals and parents with effective approaches and arts experiences that have been tested and refined in preschool and kindergarten classrooms by teachers, teaching assistants, Wolf Trap Teaching Artists and, of course, children.