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In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Mary Gresock demonstrates music and movement-based strategies for expanding children's vocabulary.
Children making floor shapes in classroom
In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Mary Gresock demonstrates how to apply the scientific method through the exploration of sounds with children.
Sylvia Zwi with parent and child in BAP
In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Mary Gresock explains the difference between head and chest voice and the importance of using head voice with children and demonstrates techn

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.

In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Sue Trainor demonstrates how to adapt familiar songs to make them developmentally appropriate for various stages of early childhood.

In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Sue Trainor demonstrates a call-and-response chant that supports classroom management by promoting self-regulation, impulse control, self space, and focus.

In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Sue Trainor demonstrates how to choose developmentally appropriate songs for children based on music elements of lyrics, tempo/rhythm, and melody.

Sue Trainor in classroom with teacher and children

In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Sue Trainor demonstrates a strategy for creating prior knowledge for a story through music and drama.

Sue Trainor sings with a teacher and children in a classroom

In this experience, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Terlene Terry-Todd demonstrates a creative way to teach math and literacy skills using themed fabric, music, and simple props.

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