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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 Valerie Bayne Carroll shares a song that promotes healthy nutrition practices.  This experience was developed for Little Voices for Healthy Choices, A National Initiative for Early Head Start (EHS) and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) administered by the Early Head Start National Resource Center.

Val Carroll and child in classroom

In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Kofi Dennis shares a song that fosters quiet play interaction between an adult and a child.  This experience was developed for Little Voices for Healthy Choices, A National Initiative for Early Head Start (EHS) and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) administered by the Early Head Start National Resource Center.

Kofi Dennis with babies in BAP class

In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Yvette Holt shares a song designed to promote healthy physical movement. This experience was developed for Little Voices for Healthy Choices, A National Initiative for Early Head Start (EHS) and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) administered by the Early Head Start National Resource Center.

Child and caregiver keep beat on frame drum

In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Sue Trainor shares an experience that is designed to promote heart-healthy jumping. This experience was developed for Little Voices for Healthy Choices, A National Initiative for Early Head Start (EHS) and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) administered by the Early Head Start National Resource Center.

Sue Trainor and Kofi Dennis sing together

In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Yvette Holt shares a repetitive chant that uses steady beat to teach and reinforce body parts. This experience was developed for Little Voices for Healthy Choices, A National Initiative for Early Head Start (EHS) and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) administered by the Early Head Start National Resource Center.

Parents with baby keep beat on drum

In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Kofi Dennis shares a song that encourages healthy eating.  This experience was developed for Little Voices for Healthy Choices, A National Initiative for Early Head Start (EHS) and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) administered by the Early Head Start National Resource Center.

Kofi Dennis sings and drums with children in class

In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Sylvia Zwi shares a repetitive chant that uses melody and steady beat to create positive feelings about a healthy food. This experience was developed for Little Voices for Healthy Choices, A National Initiative for Early Head Start (EHS) and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) administered by the Early Head Start National Resource Center.

Sylvia Zwi with parent and child in BAP

In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Yvette Holt shares a lullaby designed to foster quiet time with an infant or young child. This experience was developed for Little Voices for Healthy Choices, A National Initiative for Early Head Start (EHS) and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) administered by the Early Head Start National Resource Center.

Sleepy little girl

In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Sue Trainor shares an experience that uses melody, steady beat, role play, and props to create positive feelings about a healthy food. This experience was developed for Little Voices for Healthy Choices, A National Initiative for Early Head Start (EHS) and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) administered by the Early Head Start National Resource Center.

Sue Trainor in classroom with teacher and children

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