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In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Kofi Dennis introduces children to breathing exercises and head voice. 

In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Amanda Layton Whiteman introduces body awareness through the dance elements of body shape and levels. 

In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artists demonstrate how storytelling with sound effects aids comprehension and auditory discrimination.  

In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Michele Valeri demonstrates a warm-up that encourages children to use their imaginations that supports classroom management and self-regulation. 

In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artists demonstrate warm-ups to prepare children for other activities.  The Artists address spatial awareness and following directions.

In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Michele Valeri demonstrates problem solving and creative representation through shared imaginary play.  She addresses vocabulary, prediction, and children's understanding of left and right

In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Sue Trainor demonstrates a strategy to recall a favorite story and dramatize it in a playful way.

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.

In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Sue Trainor demonstrates a chant to create focus, encourage recall, and promote deeper-level thinking.

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